Tag Argentina

Arrived in Valparaíso

Valparaíso
It was brought to my attention that it had been a while since I’d updated this blog so let me remedy that now! Been far too busy having a good time 🙂 On the ‘at sea’ days I am usually…

Perito Moreno Glacier

Wonderful day visiting Perito Moreno glacier. Fantastic! Imagine a 50m high, 5km wide glacier slowly crawling and calving its way into Lago Argentino. We walked around the various observation points in the late morning and took the obligatory boat ride…

Arrived in El Calafate

After 2.5 interesting (and hot and humid) days in Buenos Aires, we got up at 4 am this morning to catch our 6:40am flight to Rio Gallegos. Got to the regional airport without hassles, got checked-in (and paid our reasonable…

Enjoying Buenos Aires

Had a lovely day yesterday walking about the city. The streets were quiet and hot.  We found the high-end shopping district, fortunately (or unfortunately) they were all closed, being Christmas day. Today we visit the Recoleta Cemetery, San Telmo and…

Arrived in Argentina

After a long but uneventful flight we arrived in Argentina. Today we are just relaxing and enjoying the warm weather. Maybe it is a little too warm here. Caroline conspired to leave the only key to the locks of our…

Aconcagua

Left the mountain at 6:00pm last night for the drive back to civilization. The climb was great. Quite bit easier than I thought it would be. Even through I was wasted by the time we got off the summit and…