Villa Brescia Hotel
Travel Blogs from Ushuaia
... looked under at least twice,even knowing I would never put anything in a draw in a hotel room,it still has to be done,you never know what gremlin may have come out in the night,removed something from your zipped up backpack and placed it in a draw,stranger things have happened.Clothed and the necessary security checks done,I can leave the hotel room knowing with absolute certainty that everything I own is now on my body or being carried in my right hand.
It is a ...
... a cab into town with a couple who had just landed that evening. They asked where was good to eat / drink and being our sixth day (!) we felt we could answer this query. We were heading to the Dublin, a cheap and cheerful Irish bar (obvs) which we'd heard did great pizza, and they came too. Two hours, several drinks and two large pizzas later we felt we'd successfully welcomed the latest travellers to Ushuaia, which meant it was finally time for us to move on. Phil and Mups ...
... cross-country skiing is very popular here as the season runs from June to October.
The reason why people come to live here is because the wages are higher than anywhere else in Argentina. Ushuaia gets about 200 days of rain per year and when the sun comes out it is very powerful.
If one get sick they are transported to Buenos Aires as there are very few specialists here. Recruitment anyone. Gas and petro are very cheap as are cars.
Today we drove up ...
... in afternoon, wanted to do blog, but failed. Ended up playing doors games again. Lesley (bosun) gets lots of headaches and migraines so wanted a massage, I said I was not cross enough, so at lunch time everyone tried pushing my buttons to see which one(s) would work! I guess after weeks and weeks living together they do no me by now, and they only do it because they like me. Unfortunately for them and me I'm getting ...
... of our Antarctica cruise that we would never have stayed in otherwise. The next day we had until 4 pm before the boat was actually leaving so we headed up to Glaciar Martial, particularly of note as it was so close to a city, in glacier terms, and that it was possible to take a chair lift part of the way up then walk just another half hour or so for the wonderful opportunity to roll around in snow and such. In general, as Canadians, we are far less enamoured ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet