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Iguazu Falls

Braving the Falls!Braving the Falls! (Jenny Passuccio)
Capuchin Monkey
Yacutinga Lodge
A Yacutinga Bird - courtesy of Jenica Vose
Dinner & Tango Show

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Jenny Passuccio
While staying at Yacutinga Lodge, we were given the opportunity to go on a night walk in the jungle. Not really sure what this could entail, we were the only two who signed up to go (we were two of …
Braving the Falls!
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Jenny Passuccio
I'll be very honest - I wasn't quite sure what to expect with Iguazu Falls when planning my trip.  I knew it was one of the "Seven Natural Wonders of the World" and obviously …
Yacutinga Lodge
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Jenny Passuccio
We had an amazing opportunity to travel into the Argentine Rainforest and stay at the incredibly beautiful, Yacutinga Lodge. It was quite the journey to get there, two hours on a back road and having …
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Jenny Passuccio
"Hey Cuz!  Want to go to Argentina with me?" So began the planning stages of our trip.  When I say planning, I'm talking everything from coordinating our busy schedules as …
Capuchin Monkey
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Jenny Passuccio
Capuchin Monkey - Courtesy of Jenica VoseShe's always had a talent for capturing a moment and seeing something in a scene that I have never been able to do. While her husband was leery of her …
Looking for food the whales made available
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mary Fuller
We welcome the new year with a bike tour of Buenos Ares. Four of us travel through the city on bamboo bikes. We got the attention of many people who wanted to ask us about the bamboo bike. I, of …
Cape petrels
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mary Fuller
Becca and I spent the day exploring on foot, eating, drinking and shopping in street markets. We found the artisans craft fair. It is great to see the handmade objects of a different culture. At …
One humpback whale
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mary Fuller
After a morning of walking to see the three country convergence in the sunshine and home in the pouring rain, Becca and I readied for our bus ride back to Buenos Ares. It was an 8 hour ride in …
Anchors aweigh
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mary Fuller
This was a great day in nature. We hiked, we rode the boat under the falls, we hiked, we viewed the falls from below, above and on level, we hiked, we rode the shuttle train. We saw monkeys, coatis, …
Sea birds and the setting sun
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mary Fuller
The day was spent in travel. But behind us is the cold of Antarctica and ahead is the hot humid tropical weather of Iguazu. We looked a bit funny wearing warm boots, while everyone around us had on …
View from my room
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mary Fuller
Next we head North to Iguassu Falls and Buenos Ares
Sea adventurer on the Beagle channel
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mary Fuller
Back to Ushuaia and bittersweet partings from new friends from all over the world. Farewell to our home away from home, the Sea Adventurer Now when you walk the streets you see familiar faces. 54 …
Becca at the end of the world
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mary Fuller
Merry Christmas. And your gift is... calm seas on the Drake passage again. A sunset that lasts for hours and brings with it the most beautiful pink and blue sky. The birds fly around the ship as if …
Katy and Becca
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mary Fuller
It snowed on the ship. Our Australian friends really enjoyed that. Another friend celebrated his birthday. I got a picture of him under a rainbow. Beginning and ending the trip with rainbows. …
Katys serenity at the end of the world
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mary Fuller
First , and probably only, day of cold and wind- in the 30's F and 15 mph wind Of course this is the day we went to the geothermal Deception Island. So that was no real issue. Saw fur seal, …
Parque Nacionale
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mary Fuller
Today we visited Port Lockroy. Mailed letters at the post office. All of us have a bit of sunburn on our faces. We saw beautiful icebergs from water level in the kayaks and played sponge tag. Saw …
Rufous collared sparrow, tierra del Fuego national park
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mary Fuller
Today is the solstice- the longest day of the year. Another sunny, warm day. How lucky we are. Went to Vernadsky Landing and had a homemade vodka and visited the southernmost gift shop on the world. …
Local beer at Dublin pub
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mary Fuller
Beautiful sunny day again. Now we are wearing sweaters instead of parkas. Many Gentoo penguins, Skuas and their babes. Avalanches across the bay. Beautiful lookout view. Fun slide down the snow. We …
Ushuaia
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mary Fuller
Bright sun greets us with amazing temperatures and calm seas. Becca, my daughter and I get to kayak through Mickelson Bay and see blue icebergs, clear water and brash ice. Katy, my other daughter, …
March of the penguins
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mary Fuller
Crossed the Antarctic convergence during the night,62 58.0 S , 61 51.2'W. Calm settled weather is a pleasant surprise for these landlubbers. Then the 5 humpback whales come to play with our ship. …
Mary at the Worlds end
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mary Fuller
Day at sea brings informative lectures and rock hopper penguins far from home. Lots of sea birds join us on the voyage. 59 00.2'S 64 16.7'W
Ushuaia, Argentina
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mary Fuller
We spent the day at the end of the world- town, National park. Birds abound, amazing mountain vistas, glaciers, lakes of quiet beauty and hikes to enjoy everything up close and personal. Back to …
The digital age
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mary Fuller
We arrived in Ushuaia, a town that makes its own weather. Cold, rainy, then sunny and warm. Clouds percolate over the mountains. End of the world signs everywhere. If this is the end, How come we're …
First Rainbow of trip
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mary Fuller
Set off with my daughters, Katy and Becca, for a southernly adventure.- Antarctica. Left winter in Maryland to Summer in Argentina and Antarctica. First omen - rainbow over the planes in Miami, while …
Estancia Don Silvano
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Janet Soto Mukai
Our last day in Argentina was spent flying back to Buenos Aires. We had some unexpected delays in getting luggage at the domestic terminal which then put us in the middle of commute traffic to the …
Estancia Don Silvano
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Janet Soto Mukai
Early in the morning, we packed our windbreakers and light jackets and boarded a bus with other tourists to travel an hour to the base of the El Moreno glacier. We took a boat with approximately 60 …
Estancia Don Silvano
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Janet Soto Mukai
Wednesday Dec 14 was a day for self exploration in Ushuaia and then travel to El Calafate. We enjoyed our breakfast with the fantastic view and then packed our gear. The hotel was kind enough to …
Estancia Don Silvano
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Janet Soto Mukai
We awakened Tuesday December 13 to a beautiful morning. Kathy was very excited as this was the day we were going to see the penguins. After a relaxing breakfast, we were pleased to see Augustine …
Estancia Don Silvano
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Janet Soto Mukai
We set the alarm for 4 am hoping to catch a glimpse of the sunrise, but alas it was a cloudy morning and the sun slipped in quietly without a big show. We went back to bed and rose later to enjoy …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
Sunday December 11 was another beautiful day in Buenas Aires. We started the day with a delicious buffet of eggs, ham, cheeses, breads, fruits, and beverages in our hotel, the Elevage. We …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
After six days of solo travel, it was great to be in the company of my friends. We had a private city tour of sights not seen when I first arrived in Buenos Aires. Among the highlights were the …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
Since I had until 11:30 a.m. before the taxi came to pick me up to go to the airport, I wish I had checked into going bird watching early in the morning (5:30 a.m.) That is the best time to see …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
The guide book calls Iguazu Falls 'Niagra on Viagra'. No kidding. Iguazu Falls can be accessed on an Upper Circuit, Lower Circuit, and Devil's Throat. The elevated catwalks are easy to traverse and …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
The morning flight to Iguazu left plenty of free time in the afternoon. A 30 minute (or so) ride from the airport to the Iguasu Jungle Lodge took me to the edge of the rain forest. The …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay is northeast of Buenos Aires, just across the Rio de la Plata and accessed by a 45 minute ride on the Buquebus ferry. Obviously, this is a common mode of travel as …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
The tour bus picked me up in the morning and we headed out to the Pampean region about an hour outside of Buenos Aires to the Estancia Don Silvano, a former working ranch. Along the way, the guide …
Buenos Aires
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Janet Soto Mukai
After a LONG plane flight from San Francisco to Lima to Sao Paolo to Buenos Aires, I finally arrived at the Reina del Plata Hotel, a boutique hotel close to the Plaza de Mayo. The city tour that …

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