Terrazas del Beagle
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Free parking
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After a day in Ushuaia doing a microscopic about of shopping and eating lunch everyone is now aboard. We have met the many crew who are going to guide, feed and educate us about flora. fauna, history and geology. We have mustered in our life jackets and are ready to set sail, except that we are staying at the dock an hour or two longer to fill the water tanks up as it is such a long trip!
... use of the super tail wind as the wind was due to swing back to the west the next day. We were pretty glad we weren't stopping in Rio Grande when we arrived, fairly hideous place. On the main route in to town lies a huge Falklands War memorial/celebration (?) which is several 100 metres long and quite imposing. I think this was the town that the top gear team got pelted with rocks by angry Argentinians. The people were very friendly though, a young lad showed us where ...
... to a good presentation on tips for Antarctic photography and another on the history, although I stayed on my bed for the history talk and tuned in to watch on the TV screen. Actually I have spent most of the afternoon on my bed trying to shake off the side effect of Phenergan. There was also a cocktail party to meet the captain and Crew which we attended. Temperature 8 degrees, 30 km hour winds, overcast ...
... sound in the courrugated roofed "structure" that is Ushuaia Airport.
On day two, in Ushuaia, the weather provided a window of relative calm. Encouraged we took a catamaran tour through the Beagle Channel to see the local residents - Sea Lions, Cormorants, Albatross and Penguins... It turned windy, rainy, very rough and cold very quickly. An early indicator of what to expect when we set sail?????
Endlich ist der 16. Februar 2015 gekommen. Wie lange habe ich diesen Tag doch herbei ge-sehnt. Eigentlich freute ich mich bereits seit Anfang unsere Reise auf diese Zeit. Wo es nur ein Weg gibt und zwar Richtung Norden. Endlich geht's raus aus der Komfortzone und rein in die raue Natur Patagoniens. Bereits im Flieger lasen wir eifrig in unseren Reiseführern und machten Notizen mit was wir uns die nächsten Wochen durchschlagen werden. So tauschten wir heiße Temperaturen und ...