Hotel Los Nires
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking
Travel Blogs from Ushuaia
... is a quaint high street and its home to some interesting museums. However, the main attractions are the national parks, glacier and boat trips into the canal to meet the local wildlife! Though for the more intrepid (and wealthy), it's also the launchpad to the Antarctic. Ushuaia was initially occupied by the local Indians, Yumanes, until the Spanish colonised the region. They had previously lived on a diet mainly consisting of sea lion! A prison was established ...
... with lots of snow on the top, but I'm not sure if that's the glacier. And it's too dark to take photos :-(
The captain announced that we expect to arrive at Punta Arenas tomorrow around 1pm, instead of 9am as originally scheduled. I emailed our tour guide to change our meeting time and hope she will respond soon. There will be 6 of us, to the Otway Sound penguin colony. There will not be king penguins, only the small ones. But I'll take that!
... near the top of the hill/mountain, we took a guided boat tour of the channel. This included visiting some small islands with two different types of sea lions, many types of birds and the remains of the campsites used by the indigenous people in this area, the Yamana. The day we were on the boat it was 6 degrees and windy. Everyone in our group was wearing at least 3 layers plus toques and gloves. Somehow, these people survived in their canoes completely naked! Probably the ...
... happily sold us two tickets online. It was good fortune we found out a few days in advance allowing us time to try and secure new seats. But the earliest available were two days later! But we got lucky. One girl in our hostel had an international flight departing BA and her internal connecting flight was cancelled at short notice. After two days of trying, she eventually got a standby seat and left. We've been warned by many that industrial action is a common ...
Again today was pretty average weather so our plan to hike the martial glacier was postponed until tomorrow. Hectic rain and gale force winds meant that the mountain was pretty much off limits to hikers. The rain was bad, but we heard that a ship had recently docked in the port, amd some people thought it may have been ours which was enough for me to take a walk down there to see what we were going to ...