Merit Mar del Plata
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This has been a wind down day with general relaxing and exchanging addresses. At the 0745 wake up call it was already 25 degrees so the days are definitely getting warmer. It is now time to pack away the cold weather clothes and brace for high temperatures. One particular presentation today was really inspiring. It was an honour to listen to Laurie Dexter, the team historian, talk about the first group to walk/ski across the Arctic. ...
... open restaurant. They don't open til eight, which is pretty late for us because service is slow and dinner doesn't arrive til nine and by then I could fall aslerp in my soup. The other thing is you have to be in the door promptly at eight because by ten past there's a line up. That tells me everyone else is starving too. So why doesn't someone open their doors earlier? They'd make a killing. And no one would have to wait in line outside in the really, really strong ...
Monday 16th at sea going south
Off the Coast of Mar Del Plata.
Woke to a beautiful day with following wind and temps in the 20s all day. Many passengers were lying around the pools all day in the sun. We went to 2 lectures, 'Wildlife in the Open Ocean' and 'Fire and Ice' on how the earth was formed. Milos is a naturalist and very amusing speaker. They call it 'edutainment'. Spent time in the observation area (Constellation Lounge) where Milos ...
We headed south to Mar del Plata, which we heard was the Surfers Paradise of Argentina. Well.... this beach is so comically crowded you are nearly touching the shoulder of the person next to you! Made for some interesting days, trying to speak broken Spanish to the families set up so close to ...
... 8211; as a holiday
weekend & Sat the toughest night to get a room, am spending the night on
Was a frustrating wait as took over an hour just to leave
town but at least no too crowded – unfortunately had the noisiest selfish
neighbours, lowering seats to the max, shouting down mobiles at silly times,
******* and letting the foot rests bounce back onto my seat at full velocity.