Travel Blogs from Punta Arenas
... Mount Pleasant (EGYP) which is mostly a military base but accepts one LAN commercial flight a week from Chile and also a quasi-military flight from the UK. The second airport is a true GA airport (SFAL) at Stanley, the capital city. "City" is probably too grand a word – the entire population of the island group is about 2,900 people who survive on various farming activities and tourism. At this particular time they were not in a position ...
... on Sunday, as this is Chile and a $110US trip won't even get you a sup of water!
Up early on Sunday to kick off our tour. As the land down here is mostly made of Islands, getting around can be quite difficult and covering short distances as the crow flies can take a lot of time. So off we went to a wider part of the Magellan Strait located further to the West to cross back to the Southern side, only today we would be staying within ...
... live in couples in a digged ¨home¨. Every year they go to the north and return to the same home! They have 1 baby every year. They ARE loyal t each other. They walk and fsh - they are s que.
Afterwards we went to the cemetary - amazing family palaces
We took the bus to P.Natales, arrived at 21:30, went quickly to the supermarket.
... br> route. Instead of Punta Arenas to Ushuaia, I thought, well, maybe Rio
Gallegos (Argentina) has more buses, or at least options on getting
there. First I searched for buses from Rio Gallegos to Ushuaia, and
sure enough found the company "Tecni Austral" was doing the journey the
next morning, and had spaces left. I kept the page open as I attempted
another search for buses from Punta Arenas to Rio Gallegos, and sure
... We have the later flight for Antarctica (12:30 pm) and we don't have to be up until 8:00 am!! Sleep time!! I don't know how well or how much communication will be in the next couple of days since this is now the Antarctica part, so we will communicate as best as we can when we can! Greg P.S. There will apparently be snow at King George Island (where we land) tomorrow, and the two other kids in the group said they're going to give me a whitewash. What is that?!? ...