A few years ago, I wanted to see Antarctica and my husband wanted to see Patagonia, so we compromised and took a pre-trip to Bariloche on our way to Antarctica. We loved Antarctica and liked Bariloche very much. Our primary take-away: we want to see more of Patagonia. That's what prompted us to sign up … Continue reading Patagonia!
The Stella Australis is a small ship, built to withstand the turbulent waters near Cape Horn. We board in Punta Arenas. On our way to Cape Horn, we see glaciers and more glaciers. Along what is commonly called Glacier Alley, the Beagle Channel boasts a series named for European countries. As our ship passes each of … Continue reading Bahía Wulaia
We will walk on Cape Horn! Maybe. We won't know until 7:15 in the morning, which is the time we are to be in the lounge where we wait to board the zodiaks. The captain will decide if it is a go or not, based on general weather conditions and after the sailors measure the … Continue reading Cabo de Hornos
Ushuaia: the southern-most city in the world and a favorite place I was most happy to visit again. This little city impressed me the first time we stopped on our way to Antarctica; that time we flew in, and left on a small ship to Antarctica. The second visit impressed me even more; we arrived … Continue reading Revisit to Fin del Mundo: Ushuaia