Travel Blogs from Punta Arenas
Here's an exercise for you - Give two people the same ingredients and see what they make with them.
In our case, we were given the following in a little coffee shop in Punta Arenas:
- Two pieces of toasted bread
- Two pieces of rolled up cheese
- A knife
Okay people. We went to the Pinguinera today, ... and I officially joined the Penguin P-P-P-P-P-P-P-Papazzari.
There's no time to use words today but I’ll update it later. In the meantime, …. Check. It. Out.
P.S. Dogs AND guanacos are boring. I’m coming home with a penguin. :)
... airspace en-route to the Falklands so bottom line, I wasn't get past the outer boundary of Chilean airspace at intersection CATAL. This was inexplicable to me, we had filed the flight plan 2 hours before the flight as required by Argentina so the overflight permit should have been automatic.
I called Skyplan and asked them to investigate. They called me back a hour later and explained that Argentina had not issued a rejection ...
... had to wait a little bit before they'd let us go down to see them, I think they only let a certain number of people around them at a time so as not to disturb them. We were entertained by some cute little foxes while we were waiting, who I only thought afterwards, probably eat the baby penguins.
Anyway...time to see the penguins!! They were so amazing, their colours are so beautiful, so vibrant and such shiny feathers. I hadn't realised, ...
... National Park on the edge of the Sarmiento Channel. The glacier is 21 km long, 1 km wide and 40 metres high. It is one of the fastest retreating glaciers in the world, retreating by 7 km over 40 years. It’s an awe inspiring sight as we sailed within 100 metres of the glacier and lingered there for an hour from 6 am to 7 am and watched the sunrise turn its colour from a chalky white to an iridescent blue. The ships’ captain (PJ) ...