Hosteria los Hielos
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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... on the way out. He may have been in a normal gear instead of reverse. Luckily the boat was made of steel and the dock of wood so the dock lost that battle. It was selfie stick city on the boat as we passed the glacier. I near lost an eye to an over enthusiastic Japanese tourist. Once on shore we were divided into Spanish and English speaking tour guides. My guide was named Diego. That is my second guide named Diego in the last week. He was pretty funny. They ...
... successful. If they are lucky. A teller machine that works occasionally becomes very popular so they run out of cash on a regular basis.
It is no better at point of sale with a shopkeeper using a portable credit card machine. Time and again I experienced the incredible patience on display as the merchant would suffer through 6 or 7 failed attempts at paying a bill with a credit card before suddenly being successful. The queues building up at ...
Friday 21 November
The porters arrived at around 9 and began the final pack. Our group had their backpacks organized and luggage to store, in the foyer by 0930. Wendy was busy trying to tidy up payment for Islas Malvinas. Eventually had success! We got away pretty much on time, at a bit after 10 and drove for about half an hour.
When we left our minibus we were hit by savage cold westerly winds ...
... in the earth. Felt bad as she fled leaving behind 4 eggs. Many other unknown birds. Almost came undone by sinking into the mud in my attempt to get even closer to another flock of flamingos. Shoe cleaning tonight.
Peter sensibly stayed at the shore line. Where I was walking ices over in winter and becomes the local iceskating venue. So thankful for the warmth of soup when we returned to our ...
... it round the world, at least, and was the first boat to ever do so.
You´ll have noticed that parts of this blog are history-heavy. I make no apologies, it´s just what I´m interested in. One of my favourite stories in history is the one of the first circumnavigation of the world. Just consider these condensed bits that I remember from a book – Magellan never set out to go around the world, he was just trying to find the Spice ...