Terrazas del Beagle
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... into Argentina the next morning. After dinner, we all climbed into our sleep sacs, under our blankets and closed our eyes by 8:30 pm, just exactly as the sun set.
Tackling the final stretch of road leading us to Ushuaia, at the end of the planet, was our goal for Wednesday, April 9th. We woke up shielded from the wind by those fourteen trees, but somehow we were, nevertheless, feeling the Antarctic freeze before the sun was high enough in the ...
... got changed, listened to Chris and then did the 6-30pm Quiz. That one was a three way tie but this time we weren’t closest on the number we had to guess. We are having fun though!! Tonight Kenn had organised an Adelaide dinner. The six of us Adelaidians, Kenn, Neil, Elizabeth and David and us had a lovely time discussing Adelaide and wondering if the election results were finalised. A pleasant couple of days and we are noe Cape Horners having conquered that extremity of the ...
... After 15 minutes we walked back on ourselves and quickly gave up on the ****** detour trek we had started.We walked another 2km or so and were stopped around the corner by a fox who was staring at us. What to do in this situation? Get out the camera and try and see how close you can get. It was super friendly coming pretty close and sniffing around which gave me a very close look at his red fur. What a beautiful animal. I was feeling a little happier on the ...
- Ushuaia - We arrived in Ushuaia at 12:00pm. Sailing down the Beagle Channel and past the airport in Ushuaia, we were concerned that the rain wouldn't clear and any trip into town would be wet. What do you know, by 12:00 the sun came out and the mad dash to exit the boat (no tender this time) began. Coach tour passengers go first, followed by passengers who want to wander. You have to be patient, the exit is ...
... out for the sake of seeing what Mother Nature is hiding down here is difficult to describe. Maybe I've just learned to block it out, to only remember the good parts - the surreal rock formations jutting from the earth, the crisp, clean streams we filled our water bottles from, the wildflowers of all sizes and colors, the calafate berry bushes that fed us sweet treats along the way, the endless white and deep blue glaciers that fill the air with loud booms as huge chunks calve ...
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