Santa Monica Aparts
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... supplied some cold beers out of the river. We went to bed as the wind really howled through the trees. If had been Australia there was no way we would’ve been sleeping in tents in a forest. Limbs would have been falling everywhere! The tents were well erected so we actually felt quite secure.
Tuesday 25 November
The forecast was for the winds to be worse today, but by dawn they had really ...
... amount of compressed snow that is forces down to the lake is truly spectacular. If this is not one of the wonders of the world it should be. The glacier moves at a rate of 2 meters per day, which seemed a lot. The colour of the glacier was a more intense blue, great jagged jutting pieces of snow compressed and forced into huge towering shapes lined up against the water. Decided not glaciered out still had a little more space for thus one. Now back at hotel almost up to date with blog ...
... which sits nearest the town and in winter this turns into one of the largest usable ice rinks in the world.
The town only really started to take off around 1924 as more and more people made the then arduous journey to visit the huge glaciers that have stood for millions of years in their cyclic path on the steep slopes of the nearby Andes range.Argentina and Chile are separated by the mountains here and in fact the Andes forms the natural border that separates the ...
I woke up nice and early and packed my bags, had brekky then walked to the bus station for my 11am departure. I didn't get any sleep but it was a nice bus ride, and after an hour and a half we stopped at the chilean border to exit. We boarded the bus again and got to the argentinian checkpoint. Hello again argentina. The border crossings between the two countries are pretty easy, i guess because they got so much traffic through them, the guys ...
... what is now Indonesia/Malaysia; 250 men left Spain on five ships, only 18 returned on one (the Victoria); the world was three times bigger than anyone realised (they thought it would take a few months but it took over two years); the voyage discovered the Pacific Ocean and it is called that because of them (it was an ocean of pacified winds); since the 18 men that made it were the first to go around the world, they were also the first ...