Villa Brescia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ushuaia
... naturalist called Charles Darwin who famously made his way aboard the Beagle to the Galapagos Islands. Ferdinand Magellan in 1520 discovered it and Jacob Le Maire was the first person to round it in 1617,but I had to get here first and that was not plain sailing.
I am one of those people who, knowing that I am going to travel somewhere the following day I will organise and pack things well in advance to such a degree that even military strategists would take up pen ...
... slept in until 9:30 am, we drove five minutes to the border and crossed back from Argentina to Chile at San Sebastián without a hitch. From there, we headed north on a long dirt road, passing by lots of sheep, more ñandús and, surprisingly one lonely flamingo chilling in a pond with some ducks. We returned to the Southern Patagonian mainland via a twenty minute ferry ride and by late afternoon arrived at Parque Nacional Pali Aike, where we stopped to hike around and spend the night. ...
... the supernumerary officer asked if it was ok. I just asked and got hugs from everyone all day. Not a bad place to work, I wonder if I can do the same when I get back to the NHS! We passed thorough the Boyd strait overnight, and into quieter waters, hitting 0C temperatures, I did slightly feel cold in the morning meeting in the chart room in my shorts, even wearing a sweatshirt for once. We went to Deception island, a semi extinct ...
... have hit the hay early as we had a 6.30am start but it's not every day you make it back from Antarctica and sure you can't beat the craic or some reasonably priced bottles of Prosecco!
Overall an absolutely amazing trip in a rugged, remote, pristine and unique place, one that really lives up the billing of "the trip of a lifetime!" Just do ...
... is the Super Bowl, and the pub is serving “American” food for the folks who want to watch the game there. I want to go, if for nothing else but to see what the Brits consider “American” food. The guys, however, want to eat lamb in the restaurant. Dammit. After dinner, we walk down to the pub which is serving hamburgers, fries, chips, beer. Outside the door is a table with soft pretzels, bags of popcorn, and ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet