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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
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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 $27.00
 
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

More What to Pack in Antarctica

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What did I bring???

I chose a medium sized (65L) two wheeled bag. I would have used a smaller (55L) one but was confronted with the problem of carting the large bulky expedition jacket which was provided 'free' by G...
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Layers! Layers!

As you will be on board a ship you will not be having to lug bags around on a daily basis. You unpack all your gear and stow the bags. The only limitations will be airline restrictions. Most...
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A few essential items for Antarctica

First, this tip is for people who travel with USAP, the United States Antarctic Program. In Christchurch (New Zealand), they give you a lot of ECW gear (Extreme Cold Weather) so you do not need to...
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Gloves

Dont forget to bring gloves to Antarctica !!! My best ones were really cheap gloves, ment for sports like Nordic Walking, they were thin and they were getting dry rather fast, I could wear them also...
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Watertight gear

Riding a Zodiak is a lot of fun in sunny weather. In Antarctica there will be rough seas and in each ride you might get totally wet, when you dont have a really good weather-gear ! Forget about...
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Wellies / Wellingtons / Gummistiefel

Wellies are the best solution for using the Zodiak. The beaches will never be totally flat and in 95% of all landing-places you will not find a pier, but you rather have to step into the water and...
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Warmer than I expected

Small day pack or fanny pack. You can't take a lot of stuff ashore with you, so you don't need a huge backpack. I just carried my camera, extra batteries, tiny notebook and pen. I brought clothing for...
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antarctic packing essentials

one suitcase and water resistant backpack. pack light since you will be charged by the airline if overweight. we kept our cases under the bed and there was lots of room in the cabin-closet/hooks....
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Camera gear: part 2

I didn't see a need to bring a tripod, and was perfectly fine lugging around 2-3 heavy lenses without using one to take photos. I did see a guy using a Canon 70-200 f/2.8 IS using it though...
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Strong sun!

The UV rays are VERY strong in Antarctica because of the thin ozone layer. So please bring sunblock (SPF 45 recommended) and sunglasses. I had a friend who actually got a headache after standing out...
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Camera gear

Waterproof camera bag will be important as the weather changes quickly and it could rain. Also, you could get wet in the zodiacs. For those who plan to bring an SLR (that is, not a small point and...
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How to keep warm and dry

I went to Antarctica from Jan 5-15. Honestly, aside from the strong winds in the Drake Passage, it was never that cold. Temperatures were about zero degrees celsius. Here's what you will find useful:...
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Seasickness

The Drake Passage is the terrible part about travelling to Antarctica. I have never been seasick but I lost to the Drake Passage with its terrible waves. (Also, ship didn't have a stabilizer)...
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Antarctica- many items/services provided by ship

Pack an additional soft duffel to take all the extra items home with you. You will probably receive a parka and other goodies as part of the excursion, leave room. Many of our travel mates had to...
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