Travel Blogs from Ushuaia
... walking and walking and walking...5.5 km later we arrived at the base of the chair lift. Memories of being boot marched as a child through the Yorkshire Moors and Lake District (shout out to Mom and Dad) came flooding back.
... getting to Antarctica. I was pretty downhearted about this as I had really wanted to make this happen since we first decided to head off around the world and had timed things to coincide with the Antarctic summer when the pack ice would open up to allow access, unfortunately I still didn't have that much energy. Ailín was really excited about it too and getting more excited when she saw what lay beyond the Drake Passage as we spoke to various people that had ...
... Polar Plunge at 0.8 º C
4 . The collapse of the glacier’s bridge
5 . Antarctica’s wildlife
6 . Antarctica’s landscapes
7. Gentoo penguins who were stealing the stones from the others
8. Gentoo chicks
9. The iceberg was flipped over
10. Making snow angel in Antarctica.
Well, Elena liked EVERYTHING , in fact, is her favorite place of all we have visited so far!
At the arrival, the people from Quark Expeditions, the company that is organizing our expedition to the Antarctica is waiting for us. They drive us to the hotel in the center of town and give us a briefing with the rest of the passengers. I believe we will be around 150 of us. Thanks so much Daniel for your advice. We will be following your steps!
Ushuaia is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Antarctica and Islands ...
... border and was the perfect warming meal whilst the snow started to fall. The fire was nice and warm to be around and for Colin's last bush camp we played a game of nails where you had to try and get your nail in using the back of the hammer. It took everyone quite a few goes as the hammer was passed around and provided for some hilarious and frustrating entertainment.
As we went to bed the snow was still falling and knew we were in for one last cold night of ...