- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... were only a half-dozen of us there to watch. I could walk between the empty tables and chairs by holding on to them as I progressed, but getting across the hardwood dance floor with no support took some concentration. By 2200 hours, the waves were about 10 meters (33 feet) high. About every 10 to 15 minutes the bow would hit a wave with enough force to send a spray up that covered the windows. Staff members were coming by to photo and video ...
... bus and headed down to Ushuaia. Rio Grande is the place where Clarkson et al abandoned their cars and headed to Chile, allegedly threatened by "thousands" of Argentinians. Certainly when you arrive in this town there is a huge monument to the Falklands Conflict, freshly painted in patriotic colours, but there is everywhere here.
Heading the 200 kms down to Ushuaia, the most disturbing thing was the bus driver who was doing his paperwork ...
... to provide a workshop to sustain the local population and it helped grow the colony to a small and static city of c. 5,000. However, in the last 40 years it's grown to around 80,000, following the establishment of a tax-free zone encompassing the whole city. Soon after arriving on the 12 hour bus from Chile, we splashed out and booked two trips into the Beagle canal, as we felt we had seen quite a few mountains and glaciers and were excited about the ...
It was a Saturday and there was a local football game in progress. A crowd (for want of a better name) of 25 or so spectators with drums and trumpets were making a great deal of noise, especially at every bad refereeing decision. He must have been a pretty bad ref. In the background though were no less than 6 police monitoring the spectators. They formed a bigger group than the opposition supporters.
Needless to say we did not see any crime during our short stay in this town.
... but perhaps it has something to do with thousands of tourists flying in, spending a night or two either side of their Antarctic cruise and then heading straight back home again. Chicho's did have Don Pedro on their dessert menu and we thought we ought to take one to share, if only just to compare to the others we have had elsewhere in Argentina and Chile. It was good but not the best we've had, that title still sits with La Marca in Puerto Varas, Chile.