Category Archives: Argentina

Fair Winds

Sunday, March 5, 2017 The original name for Buenos Aires was Real de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen Ayre (Our Royal Lady Saint Mary of the Fair Winds is my best guess. The city of Buenos Aires was founded … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls 

Friday, March 2, 2017 Our cruise ended today in Buenos Aires. We checked into our hotel, then headed to the airport for a quick trip to Iguazú National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, in the northeastern tip of Argentina. … Continue reading

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More Penguins!

Monday, February 27, 2017 Today was a sea day, so there isn’t much to report, except I played my very first game of Shuffleboard today. Yes, I know that’s an old people’s game, but, face it, I’m getting older every … Continue reading

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Falkland Islands or Islas Malvinas?

Saturday, February 25, 2017 We are sailing the Drake Passage on our way to the Falkland Islands, or, if you are Argentine, Islas Malvinas. It’s foggy and a bit windier today. We’ve been warned to expect gale force winds in … Continue reading

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Watch Your Heads, Guys!

We heard that several times during today’s excursion. Sunday, February 19, 2017 Amazingly, we had another mostly sunny day, but rain would not have deterred us. The motto of today’s tour company, Canal Fun & Nature Excursions is “Never judge a … Continue reading

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