Patagonia Pionera Hotel
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- Adjoining Rooms
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... arenas to travel to Magdalena Island at 3 pm, ferry is already gone (the guy from yesterday had told us the wrong departure time - great!). At the ticket counter there is a young woman speaking perfect English, who can inform us very good about our possibilities, even if that means destroying our entire plan: today there is no other ferry to Magdalena Island or to Tierra del Fuego (we wasted a day because of this guy – it still upsets me), to go to the king penguins you need ...
The first thing we did was visit a museum with a recreation of Magellan's ship, the Nao Victoria. On site were also a replica of the Beagle (under construction), and Shackleton's lifeboat. But ...
... was nobody to be seen at the Argentinian crossing. But I wandered around the military camp until a kind lady found me and went to wake the guard from his siesta. "We don't get many people through here" he explained.
I then had to ford a river to get to Chile. It was the one in the Top Gear through which they struggled. To be fair, the water did just about reach my knees. The Chilean guards on the other side were lovely and interested in my journey. I rolled down through ...
... the whole meal, aside from the typical undressed salad served in a bowl with a pocket of celery, one of canned hearts of palm, one of shredded lettuce, and one of tomato, was really quite good. We left satiated and I was also pleased that the bill was reasonable, at least compared to the prices in Santiago.
On our first real day in Punta Arenas we awoke early because the sun was pouring in through our skylight, as we had not figured out ...
Travel day today left Santiago at 8:00 this morning so early up and out. Local airline to Punta Arenas. Arrived about 1. Rented a car- a Chevy station wagon! Certainly different environment. Driving from airport was dry with low scrub brushes. Many concrete plants snd then a huge port facility Of course as it is Christmas everything is closed in town. But ...