Hotel Las Lengas
Travel Blogs from Ushuaia
... by thousands of sheep being efficiently rounded up by five dogs, with two gauchos on their horses seemingly just witnesses to the whole thing, as were we. We had no choice but to stop, allowing this herd to orderly, however skittishly, and dare I say sheepishly, maneuver themselves to the grazing land across the road. For a good five minutes we admired the organizational and leadership skills of the dogs, the quirkiness of the sheep, and as always for me, the absolute ...
... our hostel we found out that it was a public holiday for the Falkland Islands, not the best day to be handing over a British passport. As we were not sure of the frequency of bus departures from the most southern town in the world we thought it would be best to make sure we would be able to depart on our desired date. After sorting out bus tickets, lunch and dinner from the super market we made our way up the hill and mountain to see Glacier Martial and a view of ...
... jail that had been completely unrestored-still in the same condition it was in200 years prior. It was amazing to see how destroyed the cells were, dilapidated and run down. It felt like a concentration camp that i went to in Austria a few years ago. Communal showers and toilets, no privacy anywhere in a freezing environment. It must have been hell.The last section of the gallery was purely artwork and photos of penguins and again, i spent a bit of time in here. The photos ...
... the maps demonstrating that Chicago is going to burn in the distant future were scary, Clouds certainly made her point.
During the day, Cowboy Steve gave a lecture about “Antarctica’s Coolest Secrets.” I took a nap, but Greg reports that Steve had obviously been on Google right before, and the only interesting fact learned was that if Antarctica’s ice cap melted, it wouldn’t be one solid continent but a series of ...
... passports were filling up very quickly with useless stamps from these two countries.
We arrived at El Calafate just after midnight and fortunately this time had accommodation arranged. We checked in and had a sleep in the following morning. We spent the day exploring the town of El Calafate and planning our next few days where we wanted to visit ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet