Estancia Rio de Los Ciervos
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... their toll. Typically two thirds of hatchlings at the colony do not survive to leave the nest! When the young moult and grow their adult feathers, this is a very stressful time for them and they are especially vulnerable.
Back to the ship, we went off to the observation lounge and read up on the information of the day.
Later to change and meet some American friends for an apéro and dinner ensemble. It was magic to entertain us ce soir!
... it by the time I got to SCCI so I did a visual approach to runway 30, wind 25-35 knots at 280 to 310 degrees. Ha! It wouldn’t be Tierra del Fuego without unrelenting winds. For all the time I’ve spent in Punta Arenas I don’t think I’ve ever seen surface winds at the airport less than 12 knots, with 20-30 knots being normal in my experience. This time I planned ahead and brought a set of wheel chocks for all three ...
... fog, we would never have known there was a glacier there!
We continued on through the town of Coyhaique, where we took an unplanned extra stay as the Red Burrito had suffered an injury on the rocky Carretera which had to be sorted - which it was without too much hassle. (For those who are interested in such things, a flying piece of gravel made a hole in the intercooler which meant there was no power to the engine - clearly a bit of a ...
... ice regularly fall off the glacier's snout and plunge into the lake, where they float around until they melt. They make a strange and wonderful sight bobbing into view on the beach in front of the hotel.
We took lots of photos and had a cup of coffee and then considered our options. We both knew we would not be driving anywhere else that day. Hotel Lago Grey is one of the fanciest and most expensive of the few hotels in the park, so we were not hopeful of a positive response to ...
... high white clouds and sunshine. There was not much of a breeze blowing in from the Magellan Passage but a cooling breeze was not needed. It was less than a half mile into town and we still had plenty of energy left from the tour. So off we strolled across the road that separated the city from the port and up a side street towards the main square of the city which was slightly uphill from the dock area. There were not fabulous buildings or great works of art, but it was a nice walk thru ...