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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 $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
 
Buenos Aires Super Saver: City Sightseeing Tour and Tango Dinner Show
"Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour (Morning):Start your 9am sightseeing tour in the Retiro neighborhood of Buenos Aires by hopping aboard your comfortable air-conditioned coach and relaxing as the city passes by. You’ll drive past significant cultural and his your guide will point out the Metropolitan Cathedral and the Cabildo (town hall) before taking you to Teatro Colón a lovely opera house built near Plaza de la República and the Obelisco de Buenos Aires (Obelisk of Buenos Aires).Back aboard the coach drive through the waterfront district of Puerto Madero one of the city’s oldest neighborhoods en route to San Telmo. Admire the well-preserved colonial architecture and don’t be surprised to see a spontaneous tango performance at Dorrego Square. When you reach La Boca a neighborhood settled by Italian immigrants
From $116.00

More Warnings and Dangers in Antarctica

Take good care of your camera

A camera is essential in the Antarctc - but cameras suffer from the cold too. 1. Condensation can cause major damage to the internal electrics. Condensation occurs when a camera that has been out in...
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al2401
Feb 27, 2015

The weather 2: katabatic winds.

Picture: Katabatic winds at Miller Range camp Antarctica. By the way, it is the midnight sun you see in this picture, on 2011-2012 New Year's Eve! That's me in the picture and my tent mate almost...
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XenoHumph
Feb 09, 2013

Crevasses

Crevasses are a constant danger when you are on the ice, whether on a glacier or the polar cap. The ice is in constant movement, flowing down toward the sea surrounding the continent and this causes...
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XenoHumph
Feb 09, 2013

The weather 1: white out!

Picture: Skidoos in looming white-out conditions AntarcticaThe weather is every day's talk in Antarctica! Thing is, it can be deadly. The photo shows you 7 skidoos of my team expedition in a "white...
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XenoHumph
Jan 21, 2013

public rooms

Another big disadvantage against other Antarctic ships is the fact that public rooms are quite small and there are only a few of them for all of the crew and passengers.My pics 1-3: this is the...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

in case of an emergency onboard the bark Europa

In case of an emergency,there are several life-rafts onboard, they will inflate automatically as soon as they touch the water and there is a small boat as well for maybe 15 people maximum plus the 2...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012
 
 
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sailing-watches

"Playing Seamen" was done in an organized way, whenever we had several days at sea, like the first 3 days of our cruise, when cruising through the Drake Passage and on the way back. Our passengers...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

Tiny, oldfashioned cabins of the Bark Europa

I expected a "romantic" cabin in such an old ship, but in fact these passenger-cabins were a lot worse than the ones we had as crew-cabins onboard of the cruiseship "M/S Vistafjord", here I was...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

Sea-sickness

Sea-sickness is of course a major problem, mainly in the "Drake Passage", but on a tiny ship like the "Bark Europa" it is certainly a lot worse than onboard of an ordinary cruiseship.Also the fact...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

Dutch kitchen onboard of the "Bark Europa"

The meals onboard were totally different from other cruise-ships: You might feel like beeing on a vacation with the whole family, the food was nutricous and somehow quite "basic" in the best sense of...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

choose your berth carefully

Try to be the first in your cabin and Choose your berth carefully. Onboard of the old, romantic sailing-vessel "Bark Europa" I had my berth in a 6-berth-cabin and unfortunately the best berths had...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

bring enough clothings

Bring enough clothings, so you are able to change easily when getting wet. Many times in my cruise there were different excursions 2 or even 3 times a day, and every time we got wet eighter by the...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

Leopard Seals

Leopardseals will mostly be hunting penguins in the same shallow waters, where also the best and mostly the only places are found in order to land the zodiaks safely. In some cases these seals came...
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globetrott
Jul 31, 2012

Stay off the penguin trail

This tip is for the comfort of the penguins; not our own. They have their regular "highways"--easily spotted because they are a pinkish color. The snow gets soft in some places, and a tourist boot...
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JessieLang
Dec 14, 2009

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