Hotel Los Nires
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Free parking
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We were up early this morning for 7:15 a.m. start on a tour to the National Park and a catamaran tour of Beagle Channel. We drove through Tierra del Fuego National Park, seeing the region's forests, lakes and peat bogs. We also drove the last three kilometres of the road to the southern most place in the world that can be reached by road, the very end of the ...
... This was not something even they saw often.
Ushuaia sits in the Beagle Channel, in the area shared (and contested) by Argentina and Chile, Tierra del Fuego (Land of Fire). It was named by Magellan, not because of volcanic activity, but because of the many cooking fires used by the indigenous people that he could see as he explored the area. We arrived in Ushuaia on the 20th, at 0800 hours, as scheduled. The wind was ...
... following another minibus. The most disturbing moment was when he got his reading glasses out and carefully read a document for a few minutes.
We stopped at Tolhuin, a small town to drop off and pick up passengers, and the Public Library there was called "Malvinas Argentinas."
As we approached Ushuaia there was a hairy moment when we had to cross a narrow bridge. Despite there being three huge lorries coming the opposite way, the driver ...
... in such close proximity. Our first day was a trip to several islands, inhabited by seabirds and sea lions. Our informative boat guide told us about the history of both the canal and the individual islands within it. There are lots of small islands in the canal, each with their own unique wildlife and plants. We passed islands full of sea birds initially and then jumped off the boat for a short hike on one of the larger islands. The scenery is dominated ...
I learned a little bit of geography on this trip :-)
Tierra Del Fuego is the name of the island where the city Ushuaia is on. Half of this island belongs to Argentina, the other (west part) belongs to Chile. The national park of Tierra del Fuego is a small part of the island. At the bottom (south) of the island was the Beagle Channel. The city of Ushuaia sits on the Beagle Channel. We sailed into the Beagle Channel last night/this morning.