Hotel Restaurant Mercurio

Fagnano 595, Punta Arenas, Patagonia, Chile | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Punta Arenas

Mountains, Wildlife and History in Southern Chile

A travel blog entry by cherub94


... stand or lie there quite content, whilst we are struggling to stand in the wind and to keep the feeling in our fingers!! After being in the cold and wind all day, we find a small restaurant in Punta Arenas named La Sabore. It is very simple and cheap. The thing to eat here is the Congrio fish or King Crab. Both are delicious! We were told on our trip that the fish and shellfish of a certain area of sea here is inedible, due to a deadly Red Disease caused by the algae. But no ...

Puerto Arenas & Antartica

A travel blog entry by ewtodd


... we were the last large plane to get out we brought back the brazilian scientists with us. Once back on board we were fed again as we were hungry. It was a party coming back with an open bar of champagne and Chilean wine. There was also a toast to a brilliant trip. We landed after 8pm and had to head back to the ship which had been waiting for us for over 2 hours.
Puenta Arenas (means Sandy point in Spanish) is on the Straait of Magellan and is subjected ...

Day 3-5 Sailing. Way down South...

A travel blog entry by boothbj

... Channel. Past Isla Diego, Isla Aguirre and Isla Basket. We entered the Canal Ballenero (all still in Chile) and passed by the Darwin Mountains through Park National Alberto M Agostini. We can now now see Ushuaia in spite of a force 8 gale now blowing. Mark and I are going to attempt a hike up the mountain in Ushuaia. We then take the chair lift and apparently will get a great view of the mountains and the glacier.

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  • Jan. 17: n Punta Arenas

    A travel blog entry by wanlessmd


    ... was 3 courses, with lamb and potatoes as the main. A woman at our table had a birthday and we all sang... and got a piece of delicious cake!

    There was lots of drama about when we leave. We might have to wait a day, or two, or three... who knows????? We had a betting pool at our table... everyone wrote down what time we might leave. I won the pool: we will leave at 10:15 am and I guessed 10:00 am. We are on our way!!!!


    Are we there yet?

    A travel blog entry by nate-n-amy


    ... to be on our journey.

    The evening was filled with the orientation and dinner with all the expeditioners. Orientation was 2 hours and included our intro, itinerary, IATTO briefing (contamination of species), and the announcement that our flights out of Punta Arenas to King George Island where we would catch the zodiacs to the ship were very much delayed the next day, from 8am to 5pm. Pure silence. None the less this is a hardy bunch and off we went to ...


    This hotel, located on Fagnano 595, Punta Arenas, is near Fort Bulnes and Munoz Gamero Square.
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