Los Cauquenes Resort & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... to a lot of trouble to
tell us a lot as well as showing us maps of where we were going. We travelled
to the light house in the direction of the Pacific Ocean where on the small
rocky islands were hundreds of cormorants and sea lions which of course really
stunk. We then headed in the opposite direction towards the Atlantic Ocean and
stopped at a larger island where we had the chance to walk up to the top and
... end. Fantastic feeling. Was a climb up wooden steps to wooden planks to memorial on top of the hill and then to the lighthouse (which had a resident family). Spent around 1 hour overlooking the island and sea. Amazed the amount of plants that were growing in this desolate area of the planet.
Back to the ship for breakfast for all types of nationalities. English breakfast, South American, French….
There were documentary sessions on, lunch and free time until ...
... Even still, it wasn't as unpleasant as our expectations had been due to what we had heard from other travellers, and certainly far less cold than our experience in Bolivia (plus we had a warm hostel to return to; something we didn't have in Bolivia). We saw the quaint town with the excellent Museo Maritimo (Maritime Museum, clearly!), which is situated in the old prison and has displays on local wildlife (including stuffed penguins), the ...
... recognised I was logging on from a new place and wanted me to verify I was me but it still would not let me in until last night - and I probably not in the best frame of mind. Rather tired in the evening, so I wanted a early night, if there are voyage crew doing the harbour watch they take over at 22:00, so you have to wait until then, but now it is just PC and maintainers so we lock the ship down. I locked up early and got into bed by 20:00. Then Jon came in to see me ...
... were using this far South...
It was interesting to read about a number of the criminals who served time here. There was definitely some messed up people. One thing was certain, if you were imprisoned here, this would of have to had been one of the coldest prisons in the world. Even in the middle of Summer, the buildings were freezing.