Hotel Cabo de Hornos

San Martin y Juan Manuel de Rosas, Ushuaia, Province of Tierra del Fuego, Patagonia, Argentina | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Ushuaia

Life down south

A travel blog entry by philandmups

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... in front of us!! And the queues for the petrol stations in Ushuaia stretch for over 100m easily. All day, every day. Took us less time to walk home than many to fill up their tanks. We'll soon be leaving this cold climate with its snow-capped peaks, glaciers and wide-open plains seemingly inhabited only by llamas and rheas (large flightless birds), and it will be with a heavy heart. But we'll be heading to BA and some steak, Malbec and tango lessons. Ole! Phil and Mups ...

Jail and a taste of Antarctica

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan

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... which were quite accurate given that they were done in the 1500s. Through this room there was a wealth of information on the Yaghan people- the indigenous people of Tierra del Fuego standing at 150cm and preferring to canoe than walk. They were somewhat exploited by the earliest explorers and a huge majority ended up being struck down by western diseases like tuberculosis and the flu.The following room highlighted information on continental Antarctica- from the ice shelves ...

6th - 8th March - Blame it on Ron!

A travel blog entry by stuwelly

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... of Antarctica season there were maybe 5 excursions to choice from. I picked one leaving in 2 days, going off my notes from the previous 2 weeks, the price was now with a chunk off (the piece that's left was quite considerable its not cheap to go the white continent). Over the next day of overcoming administration type problems, how to pay, will it clear in time from the bank, is my insurance sufficient for this kind of cruise. I did a few ...

Cresting the Horn

A travel blog entry by boothbj

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  • Cresting the Horn -

  • So we did it. We are the end of the World, only the Drake Passage separates us between Chile and Antarctica and we are circumnavigating Cape Horn. The sun came up at 6:30 this morning and it was clear. By the time we reached the Horn it was raining, cold and bleak.

  • The night before we stopped and picked up two Chilean pilots at ...

El Fin del Mundo, la Segunda Parte

A travel blog entry by cjgs1430

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... a fuel pump on our plane wasn’t working correctly. By the time maintenance fixed it, we had to sit for another 25 minutes awaiting instruction to take off because Chicago was staggering flights. The weather really was pretty nasty when we arrived; the pilot asked us to turn off all electronic devices because the visibility was less than the standard mile and he didn’t want to take any chances. My pilot man, consider my electronic devices powered ...

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