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6.3.15 to 11.3.15
Chile, Punta Arenas – Argentina, Ushuaia via Ship
With great excitement we checked our bags in at 3pm for our cruise and then enjoyed the rest of the afternoon walking around Punta Arenas. Both of us truly could not wait to board the ship, 5 days of total luxury with everything included. We were finally allowed to embark the M/V Stella Australis cruise ship at 6:00pm. Jay and I made sure we were among the ...
... of his wines and would punish anyone who took from his cellar. Apparently he never had another theft afterwards! We also tried a carmenere which wasn't amazing. It was really peppery and had a high alcohol content. The black label was much better. It was a blend but I can't remember what blend. I think a cab sav. It was a lot smoother and fruiter. The tour guide said plums and berries with hints of leather... We said fruity. We're pretty fancy/sophisticated like ...
... of digestion before bed. (Whatever happened to 6pm dining!) The 20 mtr pool is heated to 32• which is far too hot to do laps in but I did manage 8 or so. I had a short plunge in the outside juzzuchi which was cooled to about 29• by the wind but protected by the glass fence. The sauna was nice, but the steam room- well I opened the door & went no further fear of a massive BP drop, it must ...
... waves and strong winds, so many people went on the upper decks to walk and take pictures, including us. Wind was still strong but not prohibitively so. There were mostly gray and dark clouds in the sky, but once in a while the sun would poke through for some brief moments with patches of blue sky. The scenery was nice. I took a few photos with my small camera. Shortly before noon, we sailed into the open ocean when the winds picked up and it got ...
... did manage to find some good gloves and a hat to take tramping so the shopping trip wasn't totally wasted.
We took a colectivo taxi to the market to meet Carlee and Andy, who arrived yesterday, for lunch. All the restaurants on the 2nd floor of the market offered pretty much the same except for one in the middle. They were selling Empanada de Centillo, which is a deep fried King Crab pastry - a highly recommended dish to try in this part of the world.