Travel Blogs from Ushuaia
We have been in Argentina for five days now and the culture and the people have been incredible. In five days though we have encountered not one American tourist like ourselves. The only conversations we have had in English have been with our three tour guides, who have all been terrific and have also provided assistance with our very poor Spanish …
Departing Ushuaia, Argentina for the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica.
The tango show we enjoyed Saturday night in Buenos Aires was amazing. It started with a wonderful dinner featuring a slice of famous Argentinean steak so thick you could almost parachute from the top. Once the dancers took the stage, however, all thoughts of …
... and eat, so we carried on down the trail we had just climbed, but this time running, stopping only near the end to collect enough wood for the raging fire we were planning for later. After a good forty-five minutes spent collecting dead branches and logs, we figured we had sufficient fuel for the evening.
The plan was to leave this wood pile, too large to carry back, along the side of the road, then return with the van, tie the bundle to the roof, and haul it back ...
... Our first stop was at the gates of the park where she bought tickets and we proceeded to drive through densely wooded land ringed by snow-capped mountains. She explained the various flora and pointed out the fungi and lichen which cling to it.
We stopped by the Beagle Channel at what is the southernmost post office in the world. I had sent post cards that morning to Melissa and Carolyn for their birthdays from the ship but I bought a postcard and wrote a quick note ...
... passed the **** out straight away. Slept through take off and only woke up when we got our snacks then i was straight back asleep. I woke up and just before landing and looked out the window to the most stunning mountain ranges i have even seen. Glaciers, snow capped rugged mountains open fields, waterfalls and streams. Just picture perfect. We landed, cleared customs (a woman peering into your hand luggage) and got a free transfer to a ...
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