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Our morning began after a quick breakfast when Augustus, our guide fetched us from the guest house and we were soon driving through the landscape of Ushuaia. Our journey involved … Author Nanita Khurana Andean Panorama
We were taken to the Eze Airport, the domestic Airport for our flight to the much awaited ‘Fin Del Mundo’ or the ‘End of the World’.
Ushuaia, was a city … Author Philip Dorfman This was sadly our last day in Argentina. At breakfast we met the friendly Montana veterinarians on their way to the glacier. They were a threesome on the Adventure Life - End of the World tour. … Author Nanita Khurana Football, Demonstrations and NIKE!!
Today marked the first day of the “Awesome Argentina” tour and resulted in a host of pleasant surprises.
Our city tour of the charming Buenos Aires … Author Philip Dorfman We rushed out of El Galpon Del Glaciar at 7:40 am with our backpacks and box lunches since the van taking us to the Perito Moreno glacier was a few minutes early. In the late 1800’s, Perito … Author Nanita Khurana How did two ‘vegetarianos’ land up in a beef-eaters paradise?
Today we booked ourselves for a day excursion to the Pampas. A “must do” on our list, we visited the San Antonio … Author Philip Dorfman We were scheduled for a mid-day, 1.5 hour internal flight to El Calafate, in the Andes. We spent the morning looking for souvenirs in various Ushuaia shops. At one of the cafes at the far end of San … Author Nanita Khurana “Shopping, more Tango and Carlos Gardel”
Celia, bid us farewell with a warm hug as she dropped us off to the airport for our flight back to Buenos Aires. Yet another example of the … Author Philip Dorfman After breakfast, Augustine picked us up in an SUV, for activities at the remote Harberton Ranch and 2 islands in the Beagle Channel. We wished Augustine a Happy St. Patrick’s Day, but the … Author Wendy DeGiglio It was a very sweet rescue.
Nothing dramatic – like the time an off duty border agent bailed me out when my car broke down in a remote section of the US or a kind Argentinean couple gave me … Author Nanita Khurana Rappelling Down the Falls “Military Style”
We began our morning enjoying the sit-out breakfast in our patio. A platter of assorted fruits and freshly squeezed juices were sent to the … Author Philip Dorfman After the continental breakfast, we were picked up at 8:30 am, by a small bus. Valentine was our guide for activities at Tierra Del Fuego National Park, about 30 minutes away. The other members of … Author Wendy DeGiglio It was a brief encounter, maybe 90 minutes or so, but for two people, neither of whom really spoke the other’s language, we managed - through gestures, facial expressions and the few dozen … Author Nanita Khurana Echoes of the Falls
Eager to visit the world’s second largest falls we got off to an early start. We were picked-up by our transfer guide and were headed to the domestic airport for our … Author Philip Dorfman Yikes - our alarm clock went off at 5:00 am. At 5:45 am Andrea arrived with a driver, to take us to the Buenos Aires domestic airport for the 7:15 -11:30 am flight to Ushuaia, the world's … Author Nanita Khurana Prancing through the Plush Palermo
After a nice hot breakfast at the hotel, we made a pit stop at a nearby bank to get some Pesos. We had to make a brief mental calculation to comprehend its value … Author Philip Dorfman Breakfast at the Reino Del Plata is a fairly elaborate buffet, with very strong coffee. Andrea, our guide, met us in the hotel lobby at 9, for a great private 4 hour city tour of various Buenos … Author Judy Green Daniel picked us up bright and early for our trip down the Avenue of the Volcanoes to Cotopaxi National Park, past tightly-packed houses built of unreinforced concrete just waiting for an earthquake. … Author Nanita Khurana For us sisters, our ‘Adventure Life’ expedition started well before we embarked on the actual tour. It started off with receiving our packing list guideline and coming to terms with alien … Author kate grenier it was tough to leave the splendor of the islands, its inhabitants (air, land and sea) but we did so with the knowledge that in our hearts and mind we were taking a piece of them home. knowledge of a … Author Philip Dorfman We arrived at the Buenos Aires International Airport on Sat. around 11:30 am, after our overnight non-stop flight from NYC. By the time we arrived at the Reino Del Plata Hotel by taxi, we had … Author Judy Green Our return to Quito felt like coming home. There was Daniel to meet us, so pleased that we had enjoyed our trip to the Galapagos. There was staff at the Hostel La Rabida welcoming us back. We made … Author Nanita Khurana Could one vacation transform your definition of a holiday? Could hiking through dense rain forest and ice trekking on a glacier more than replace the humdrum holiday experience of lying on beach beds … Author kate grenier i find myself using words such as dream like, amazing and fabulous often when describing the trip. our last day was truly the icing on the cake though and showed us a side to the islands we had not …