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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... for food so I went with them stopping at hotel around corner to change US dollars for Argentinian pesos - rate of 12.2. Then went to bananas restaurant. Got bottle of wine and had yummy steak and shared sweet potato fries with Susan but they were over cooked but not had them in over 6 months! Had msg from laura saying they had my scarf as girl from her group thought it was Laura's so took it! ...
... sunset views over the ocean, grass plains and low forest.
The navigation to our planned camping ground was a challenge, Toluin is not a big place but we had no map and the street lighting was non-existent, but with the aid of an App called iOverlander and some good luck we made it to Camping Hain. We had our choice of camp sites which included an unusual wind break, basically a 5m high Indian style Tee Pee made from timber off cuts, strange but effective. ...
Whew! We just got back from getting fitted up for kayaking … dry suit, booties, pogies, gloves, skirt and life preserver …. with the ship’s photographer taking photos as we squeezed our heads through the flanges. To top it off it all has to be stored in our cabins and dried in our cabin when we return… Just noting we now have six life preservers in out cabin; two main ones for when we abandon ship, two smaller ones for zodiacs and now two kayak! ...
... nothing compared to what I encountered in Punta Arenas, where gusts and gales regularly howl at more than 100 kilometers per hour. The natural turbulence is such that there are ropes to grab hold of on some streets in order to avoid being knocked down. It's no wonder that Ferdinand Magellan christened the serene stretch of water he encountered after being blown through the narrow, squally strait El Pacifico in 1520 during his trip around the world. (As for the icy ...
... and took only 25 passengers. Within minutes of leaving the safety of the harbour, we soon realised how windy and rough the sea was today, this was going to be an interesting cruise.
The captain expertly guided the boat through the big swells to Birds' Island, which was crammed full of King and Imperial Comorants. From the boat, the black and white birds could quite easily be mistaken for penguins.
Continuing with the swell, we went to ...