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Viator Exclusive: Private Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour with Entrance to the Presidential Palace
"Your private sightseeing tour begins with pickup from your centrally located hotel in Buenos Aires. Board your private car and head to the Plaza de Mayo the political center of Buenos Aires. Here enjoy a guided tour of the Casa Rosada the official office of the Argentinian president. All tours are led by presidential guards and are conducted in Spanish but on this exclusive tour an English- and Portuguese-speaking guide translates historical facts about the iconic site for you. If you aren’t fluent in Spanish this is the tour to take and it’s only available on Viator.Inside the palatial building
From $253.00
 
Jujuy City Sightseing Tour
"Start the tour with a pickup from your centrally located Jujuy hotel at 9am. After introductions begin walking from the outskirts of the city to the Christ of the Brotherhood. There you will get panoramic views and a better understanding of the landscape. Once you are finished there see the statues of Lola Mora known in Argentina as a pioneer for women in art around the Palace Plaza Belgrano Cabildo and Police Museum.After visiting the cathedral
From $42.00
 
Private Full-Day Walking Tour in Buenos Aires
"Your tour begins with pick-up from your hotel or the pier. You'll start visiting La Boca and Caminito. For football lovers we can go to Boca Jr's Stadium. You'll then visit San Telmo and the market there (market is closed on Sundays). You'll then visit 9 de Julio Avenue the Cavanaugh Building the Obelisk and the Theaters on Corrientes Avenue along with the famous libraries there. From there you'll visit the neighborhoodof Puerto Madero a renewed dockside area in Buenos Aires . For those of you who chooses the morning tour you'll now stop to enjoy a delicious buffet lunch. After lunch
From $175.00

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Meteorites in Antarctica

I suppose I should say a few words about meteorites given that I went to Antarctica to find some!So first, why do we need meteorites? The meteorites found by the ANSMET expeditions are made available...
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XenoHumph
May 07, 2015

Sundog

A sun dog is a bright ring that forms in the sky around the sun. When the air is cold enough for ice crystals to form, sunlight reflects off them. It is a common and beautiful sight in Antarctica. The...
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Jan 26, 2013

Blue ice

In Antarctica, the ice of the polar cap or the glaciers is of a milky blue color. That is because it is old ice, more dense and with less air bubbles than new ice. New ice reflects almost all light so...
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Jan 22, 2013

Trapped bubbles in ice

In shallow ponds on top of a moraine (rock pile accumulated by glaciers), we came across these beautiful bubbles trapped in ice. There is always air trapped in ice, generally tiny bubbles, which help...
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XenoHumph
Jan 21, 2013

Sastrugi

Another result of the fierce Antarctica winds: mounds of sculpted snow called sastrugis, sometimes meter-high, on the polar cap. You should not imagine the polar cap to be that flat, the ice is full...
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XenoHumph
Jan 21, 2013

Windscoop

The unrelenting winds of Antarctica are great masters at carving ice. As a result, a very common site in the interior of Antarctica are these large holes at the edges of the glaciers where ice meets...
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XenoHumph
Jan 21, 2013
 
 
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Nunatak

Eighty percents of Antarctica is covered by ice. Some entire mountain chains are buried beneath kilometers of ice! But when they stick out of the ice, they are called nunataks. In Antarctica you only...
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Jan 20, 2013

Skua

Skuas are big (53 cm in length or 21") brown gulls that can be found everywhere on the Antarctic shores. Their scientific name is Catharacta maccormicki. They are quite aggressive and will eat...
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Jan 20, 2013

Heavy coat hangers in McTown

In McMurdo (affectionately called McTown), you always come in buildings from the cold outside and therefore always wear a thick coat with you, generally the thick issued red jacket called "big red"....
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Jan 17, 2013

Working in the rigg

Stepping up into the rigg or climbing on the masts is possible for passengers any time, as long as they tell someone from the crew. That makes sense for taking photographs from a special angle and it...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

did you ever see blue snow ?

Here in the Antarctic you will see blue snow at many places and the explanation of our tourguides of the bark Europa was, that the snow gets a different color, when the density of the snow and frozen...
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Jul 31, 2012

Where to walk in the Antarctic

It is really quite hard to find a perfect path to walk in the antarctic, because when you walk in the snow, your footsteps will mostly stay much too deep for the penguins and the moss is too precious...
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Jul 31, 2012

Have you ever heard of an Antarctical Tartan ??

Yes,there is an Antarctical Tartan, it is woven in Scotland and will be sold exclusively here in the Antarctic in the souvenirshop of Port Lockroy. The tartan has a pattern of fine blue and white...
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Jul 31, 2012

Your Wellies need desinfection when coming home

Penguin-poo is dangerous in many ways and so it is necessary to totally clean and desinfect your Wellies (Gummistiefel) when coming home onboard of your ship again. Another effect is that bacterias...
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Jul 31, 2012

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