Cumbres de Martial
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... or experienced trauma relating to human contact.
In complete contrast to the penguin numbers the cormorant community was large and noisy with pairs sitting on nests. These birds are striking, black with white chests, red marking on their face and blue eyes. It's beautiful watching the mating routine where pairs link beaks and sway form side to side in unison. The bids constantly steal grass from each other's nests, so allot of swarming and chasing occurs ...
... being massive. Luckily a smaller taxi came passed and didn't mind having the box hanging out of the boot. At the border post I came out of passport control to find my beautifully packed and taped up box lying open and a man shouting at me to show him the serial number of the bike. I was fuming. Lots of shouting as I begrudgingly unpacked the entire bike box. The bus driver helped me patch together the box so at least the bike wouldn't fall out for the rest of ...
... then headed out for a celebratory meal and drinks. Unfortunately the place where we wanted to eat was closed and we ended up at the famous Irish pub serving average beer and below average food. It's clearly surviving off its reputation for being cool - but it's ****. We then headed for desert and a Pisco Sour down near the water and realised we were too pitifully tired for a wild celebration. It felt like a muted end, but it always takes a few days for things to sink ...
... and to download pictures. It was interesting while we sat at this restaurant, We watched the clouds come down and shroud the mountain tops and then recede back up. When we docked, looking out our veranda, it look like I believe, Switzerland would look if you could dock there. A beautiful range of snow covered mountains. Beautiful here but so hard ...
... in about 8.00 pm. Ushuaia has a population of 80,000 - much bigger than we anticipated. It sits on the Ushuaia Bay, islands separating it from the Beagle Channel. The island is divided evenly between Chile and Argentina. The sun set about 10.30 pm. We have had our briefing and after a day touring tomorrow will be ready to board the Sea Explorer and face the Drake Passage. The hotel we are staying at, Arakura, is up high. Apparently it is the native word for ...