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Ushuaia

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  • Day35

    Ushuaia, Argentina/アルゼンチンのウシュアイア

    February 4, 2020 in Argentina ⋅ 🌧 7 °C

    Returned to the mainland of South America and arrived in Ushuaia, the southern-most city in the world and the departure point for Antarctic cruises and expeditions.
    南アメリカ大陸の本土に戻り、世界の最南の都市、ウシュアイアに着きました。ウシュアイアは南極へのクルーズや探検の出発地です。
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    Wendy E

    This is awesome. Live the pictures. I have always dreamed of going to the bottom of South America. Like to see padagonia if you go by there would live to see pictures.

    2/5/20Reply
    Wendy E

    How do you say that Ushuaia?

    2/5/20Reply
    Funatabi Cruises

    It comes out like "oooh shoe wai ya"

    2/5/20Reply
     
  • Day36

    Ushuaia 2

    February 5, 2020 in Argentina ⋅ ⛅ 7 °C

    Ushuaia has a population of around 150,000. The look of the town is so so, but the surrounding mountains are really beautiful.
    ウシュアイアは人口が150, 000人で、街並みはまあまあでしたが、周りの山々がとても綺麗です。

    Lovely place

    2/9/20Reply

    What’s the Best so far friends from red 🏕 want to know 🍁🍁🍁

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  • Day105

    Ushuaia - südlichste Stadt der Erde

    February 21, 2019 in Argentina ⋅ ⛅ 6 °C

    Wir übernachten ein paar Kilometer vor Ushuaia an einem See mitten im Wald (der ein bisschen was vom verbotenen Wald aus Harry Potter hat 😟), umgeben von riesigen schneebedeckten Bergen 🏔🥰

    Als wir am nächsten Morgen nach Ushuaia aufbrechen, fahren wir durch eine landschaftliche Mischung aus Neuseeland und Norwegen. Berge, Seen, Wälder, Gletscher in der Ferne. Ganz plötzlich fängt es an zu schneien 🌨 Nik freut sich wie ein kleines Kind und hält an, um endlich ein paar Schneebälle werfen zu können 😁

    Ushuaia vermarktet sich selbst als „Fin del Mundo“, das Ende der Welt. Von hier aus starten unter anderem die berüchtigten Antarktisreisen und Bootsfahren durch den Beagle-Kanal. So verführerisch so eine Tour auf den Kontinent aus Eis & Schnee auch ist, der Preis von min. 5.000-6.000 Euro lässt uns nicht weiter drüber nachdenken 😅 Am Hafen gibt es diverse Reiseveranstalter, die die beliebten Touren verkaufen. Außerdem findet sich hier auch das bekannte „Fin del Mundo“-Schild, vor dem sich jeder ablichten lässt 📸 im Winter ist die Stadt ein beliebtes Skigebiet, bekannte Skimannschaften sollen hier ihr Trainingslager aufschlagen. Jetzt im Sommer sind die Skianlagen geschlossen, nur ein paar Seilbahnen und Holzhütten lassen vermuten, dass hier im Winter Hochsaison ist.
    Wir bummeln ein wenig durch das Zentrum und wärmen uns bei einem heißen Kakao in einem Café auf. Die Stadt an sich ist sehr touristisch: Outdoor- und Souvenirläden reihen sich neben den vielen Restaurants und Cafés nebeneinander auf. Kein Zauber vom Ende der Welt hier.. Die Schönheit von Ushuaia liegt vor allem in dessen Umland und so machen wir uns schon bald auf zum Nationalpark Tierra del Fuego, um hier die Nacht zu verbringen.
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    Jürgen Lenz

    Idyllischer geht's ja gar nicht mehr😃

    2/24/19Reply
    Gaby Weiß

    Immerwieder traumhaft. 😍

    2/24/19Reply
    lenziontour

    Hihi 🥰

    2/24/19Reply
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  • Day193

    El Fin del Mundo

    February 1, 2020 in Argentina ⋅ 🌧 14 °C

    The end of the road in Ushuaia, Argentine . We find a number of fellow overlanders at the harbor including the old Renault,who also is planning to complete the full panamerikana, Ushuaia to Alaska. In the statepark close to town we see the red headed magelanian woodpecker.
    And one of the campgrounds has some innovative recycling options , including glass bottle trees and a playground built from recycled materials .
    What all the overlanders struggle with is getting money in Argentina. Oddly enough , the Western union exchange rate is by far the best , so we spent time lining up there as well with other travellers. At the end, if we are lucky and the store has enough pesos, we walk out with a shopping bag full of bills ! Its definitly complicated with an inflation rate of 50% per year ....but despite all of these issues the argentinos/as are wonderful people and we really enjoy our time here.
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    Gabriele Lukow

    Großartig!!

    2/2/20Reply
    Gabriele Lukow

    Entspannt und zufrieden 👍😘

    2/2/20Reply
    Gabriele Lukow

    Specht und ???😊

    2/2/20Reply
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  • Day17

    Day 15 - Glaciers and the End

    January 12, 2019 in Argentina ⋅ 🌬 6 °C

    The daily newsletter told us we'd be passing glaciers as we cruised through the Beagle Channel on our way to Ushuaia. Getting up about 4:00, we saw several glaciers in the gradually brightening morning light. It's summer here and sunrise is about 5:00, sunset about 10:00 PM. At 4:00, it was already light enough to see the mountains plunging into the Channel only a quarter mile or less from the port side (left side).
    Our stateroom is on the port side so we could look out the veranda sliding door at the rock and ice gliding by. The clouds hovered only a thousand feet or less but there was enough light to see glaciers against the dark mountains. For an hour or more, we saw half a dozen or so rivers of ice flowing down the mountains. One tall, blue one emptied right into the Channel only 500 feet off the ship. A fantastic sight to wake up to.

    A bit later after breakfast we docked in Ushuaia. The city is the furthest south city in the world and our first port in Argentina. There is a Chilean town of about 2,000 a bit further south but Ushuaia is a major metro area of 70,000 plus. The Eclipse actually docked at a pier so we didn't need to tender to shore. Soon after we docked, we left the ship and boarded a large bus for our "Drive to the End of the World" excursion.

    Our excursion started off just after 10:00. Our guide, Olna, kept up a running description in excellent English of what we were seeing as we drove out of the city and into Tierra del Fuego Nat'l Park.

    The largest industry in Ushuaia is electronics assembly. They assemble components made in China and elsewhere into finished products for domestic consumption. The second largest industry is tourism. The city is only 750 miles from Antartica and tours and resupply mission leave here regularly. The southernmost peaks of the Andes range surround the city on three sides with the Beagle Channel and its Pacific Ocean currents on the fourth side. These peaks exhibit the classic glacial features like cirques below the jagged tops, U-shaped valleys, and hanging waterfalls.

    Our tour took us to the Park, about 12 miles west of the city. It was cold (about 40), very windy and sprinkling rain. Everyone was as bundled up as possible. I wore the long underwear I'd brought specifically for this purpose and was toasty.The huge park stretches to the Chilean border further west. There is evidence of human passage here as far back as 10,000 BC and human settlement as long as 6,300 years ago. The indigenous peoples here when the Europeans arrived were wiped out by introduced diseases or hunted to extinction- sounds familiar.

    We got out at the ""Post Office at the End of the World" to take pics and walk a trail on the shore. Next the bus took us to Lake Roca where we did more pics and a nature walk with Olna. She explained the trees and animals and we saw a family of kelp geese. Olna kept explaining things and showed pictures of some things for better explanation. We stopped at the interpretive center then continued to the end of the Pan American highway. This road runs from Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to here in Tierra del Feugo. A walk on a wooden boardwalk over the peat bog took us to a viewpoint overlooking the bay and the Beagle Channel. Then it was back into town and the end of our excursion - one well worth taking.

    On board, we had lunch and relaxed. We went to an upper deck to watch the ship pull out of port but saw people still coming back. The wind on the pier was so fierce that the port police were escorting some people across the windswept pier to keep them from falling! We attended the show - a Canadian singer who gave a powerful performance. At the end of the show, the cruise director came on stage to announce that the ship hadn't left, yet, because the harbor was closed because of high winds. Later, as we ate with our table mates, the captain announced we were underway and would maintain our previous schedule.

    Tomorrow Cape Horn and out to sea.
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  • Day13

    Homeward Bound

    February 22, 2020 in Argentina ⋅ 🌧 64 °F

    We ate an early breakfast onboard the MS Midnatsol and met Theresa, our Road Scholar guide, on Deck 5 for the bus ride to the airport in Ushuaia. Another guide, Sylvia, gave us an hour-long tour of the town, and Theresa bought us hot chocolate at a cafe designed to resemble an old-timey general store.Read more

  • Day221

    Ushuaia, argentina

    December 13, 2017 in Argentina ⋅ ⛅ 14 °C

    After a few nights in a nice hotel in B.A., we met with our tour group for orientation. Then, a short, bumpy 3 hour charter flight took us to Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world. Ushuaia is set on the Beagle Channel and is steeped in an amazing history of famous explorers and exploration. We’ll be spending more time here at the end of our Antarctica trip and are looking forward to learning more.
    After a quick lunch and short hike in the stunning mountains, we boarded our ship. It was ridiculously exciting to suddenly be on a ship, casting off and heading towards an adventure we’d been anticipating for a long time.
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    Rebecca Dobbs

    Happy cruising! Have fun xx

    12/13/17Reply
    Cynthia Johnson

    Have a great Holiday. We miss you two.

    12/13/17Reply
    Danella Rennie

    Enjoy and Happy Holidays to you both

    12/13/17Reply
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  • Day236

    Ushuaia

    December 28, 2017 in Argentina ⋅ ⛅ 10 °C

    Sadly, we had to leave the ship but were excited to catch up with our dear friends, Marc and Rowena, for a few hours before they boarded our same ship for their Antarctic adventure. We tried not to tell them too much as they were in for an amazing trip, but it was hard to contain our enthusiasm. We look forward to hearing what they saw and experienced given they had a few more days in Antarctica as they didn’t visit South Georgia or the Falklands.
    Originally we’d planned to spend just 3 nights here, however we quickly realized busy season is truly busy so ended up needing to stay 6 - not only to wait to get a bus ticket out of town, but also to book hotels and buses ahead as almost everything is sold out. Although we’d wanted to travel in a more relaxed and flexible way, this simply isn’t possible during summer.
    Our time here was spent planning and booking things ahead (phew, we did it!), though we managed to spend a good amount of time walking through the town, visiting the museum and enjoying king crab (which is delicious, but not as good as the Alaskan variety). The people here are incredibly friendly, the weather very damp, cold and changeable, and the setting spectacular as it overlooks the Beagle channel and is overlooked by stunning, jagged mountains and glaciers.
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    Gerard Dobbs

    We are flying to Vancouver tonight so we will be at the other end of the same coast 😀

    1/4/18Reply
    Dobbs Away II

    Have a great time. Hope you have lots of snow.

    1/4/18Reply
    Rowena Singer

    It was great to see you both! Wish we had more time together before we had to set sail. xoxo

    1/10/18Reply
     
  • Day6

    Leben im Hostel

    January 10, 2020 in Argentina ⋅ ⛅ 15 °C

    Innerhalb der zwei Nächte, die ich hier verbracht habe, habe ich bereits eine Brasilianerin, die hier arbeitet, zwei junge belgische Ärzte, die jetzt auf Antarktisexpedition sind, eine Deutsche aus Karlsruhe, die während ihrer dreimonatigen Jobauszeit durch Patagonien reist und ein paar Amerikaner, die gerade aus der Antarktis zurück gekommen sind, getroffen. Dabei entwickeln sich schnell Gespräche über Zukunftsvorstellungen oder politische Probleme in der Welt. Auch habe ich so gleich viele hilfreiche Tipps für meine weitere Reise bekommen.

    Allerdings muss man sich auch ständig darum kümmern, was man alles unternehmen kann, wie viel es kosten, wie man zum nächsten Ziel kommt und wo man dort übernachtet. Eine Busverbindung zu buchen, stellte mich vor eine kleine Herausforderung, da hier in der Hochsaison schnell alles ausgebucht ist und Probleme beim Bezahlvorgang auftraten. Wenigstens kann man die Berge auch vom Hostel aus genießen, wenn man schon am Laptop hängen muss.
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    Anke H.

    Schön, wieder von dir zu hören und dir folgen zu können. Wir wünschen dir viel Glück!

    1/11/20Reply
     
  • Day18

    Ushuaiaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

    March 9, 2020 in Argentina ⋅ ☁️ 9 °C

    Ein letztes Mal frühstücken in Chile. Danach die Rucksäcke und Koffer packen. Und dann ging’s zur Auswanderungsbehörde zum Pässe stempeln. Danach sind wir mit einem kleinen Bus nach Puerto Navarino gefahren worden, wo dann das Boot auf uns gewartet hat, was uns nach Ushuaia brachte. Die Einreise hier hat etwas länger gedauert, aber ansonsten hat das ganze Prozedere wunderbar funktioniert. Wir können uns nicht wirklich erklären, warum im Reiseführer und auch im Internet die Überfahrt von Puerto Williams nach Ushuaia als so schwierig beschrieben wird.
    Wir sind dann zuerst zum Hotel um dort einzuchecken und das Gepäck abzugeben. Da es schon 13:00 war haben wir heute nicht mehr soooooo viel unternommen. Wir haben den restlichen Tag dazu genutzt und sind ein bisschen durch die Stadt gelaufen (Ushuaia ist ja die erste und einzige Stadt auf diesem Trip), haben Kleinigkeiten gekauft, eine Tour (bzw. zwei Touren) für morgen gebucht, ein Hard Rock Café entdeckt (🤘🤘🤘), eine Wanderkarte für übermorgen besorgt und waren im Supermarkt Proviant für die nächsten Tage kaufen.
    Danach haben wir im Hotel ein bisschen relaxt und geschaut, was wir übermorgen machen können. Und abends sind wir lecker essen gegangen. Und dreimal dürft ihr raten wo 😃😃😃
    Ein Stück Heimat haben wir auch entdeckt: gegenüber von unserem Hotel ist das Restaurant „Frankfurt“ 😃.
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You might also know this place by the following names:

Ushuaia, أوشوايا, Uşuaya, Горад Ушуая, Ушуая, উসুয়াইয়া, Ουσουάια, اوسوایا, Ushuaïa, אושואיה, Ուշուայա, USH, ウシュアイア, უშუაია, ಉಶುವಿಯಾ, 우수아이아, Ušuaja, Ušvaja, اوشوآئیا, Ушуаја, อูซัวยา, 乌斯怀亚