Tierra Del Fuego
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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Today we drove along the interior of Tierra del Feugo to see the King Penguins. They are much larger than the Magellan penguins, but not as social, and rather lazy. We stared at them and they stared at us. I think they just stand around most of their lives. Either incubating eggs or chicks or just hanging out with the gang... The island itself has …
Today we dropped anchor very early and were on the tender by 7am. Our destination was Otway Sound Chile, to see the Magellan penguins. What a display they gave in their natural habitat. Chicks were still in the burrow so mum or dad waddled down to the beach, dived in the water, splashed around on their belly and on their back, dived underwater and then propelled themself a distance of 2 to 4 metres above the ...
... br> The wind was gusting and at some times, it was a struggle to stand up.
One couldn't get access to the port, but its gateway was marked by an old clock in a poor state of repair. There was also a huge plastic whale tail.
Further on there were the remains of a couple of pier, not rotted away but home to several birds, including imperial cormorants and brown headed gulls.
Even further ...
... following the boat. These were dolphins whose bodies were both black
and white. We had not seen this type before. We arrived at Punta Arenas and
took a taxi to our hostel which was a little out of town. The driver couldn’t
find the hostel so we got out of the cab near where we thought it was and found
out it was at ...
... here and they do have it well set up to keep
people away from the penguins. We decided when we got back to Punta Arenas we
would got to dinner ourselves and fortunately found a really nice wood fire
pizza place which not only tasted great but the service was exceptionally
quick. We had had a relatively slow day today without rushing around to see
everything because we know we will be back here in less than a week.