Hotel Rey Don Felipe
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In and out as the only things we saw were reception, shower and bed
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So the ungodly hour of 3:30 arrived far too quickly and I was soon ensconced in a taxi headed towards the Santiago airport and my 6:00 a.m. flight to Punta Arenas. The flight was uneventful and I arrived on time at 9:15 a.m.
The folks from Antarctica XXI were there to meet me to take me to the hotel for the night. If we got the go ahead …
... to Chile continued to be cold and wet as the rain began fall on our attempts to draw some local currency from a range of banks around the town square.
A quick taxi ride to the airport took us to the outskirts and we were soon on our way to our next destination and a new South American ...
... see whales here. But after a while we figured out that you just can go to that certain place by a tour and that they charge you 600 USD – let me think about it – no! But eventually we had the perfect plan: Today – go to Magdalena Island and its little penguins, tomorrow – take the ferry to Tierra del Fuego to see the king penguins, last day - relax. The plan didn’t work at all! That’s what happened in short form:
Arriving at the port ...
... were lovely. There was a cold wind so my hooded coat was definitely needed The area on the way was a huge sheep ranch stretching as far as you could see Later in the day we visited the local shopping center and bought a few things at grocery store for lunch and then walked around the town ...
... Ross is the full-time driver. He is my hero. I dislike driving my own car so driving a van on the wrong side of a continual stretch of potholes that constitutes a road is my nightmare. Wherever I mention 'we' drove, what I mean is Ross drove while I fannied about with maps/cameras/the radio/the iPad. We arrived in El Calafate by early evening and found a good campground for the night. The winds were falling, the temperature was rising along with our (my) spirits. We even managed ...