Arrived in Ushuaia

I’ve added in a couple of extra photos from our last day in Buenos Aires where we came across dancers who were keen to have their photos taken.  We went to the Planetarium and sat in a show that demonstrated how the GPS and computer mouse works with satellites and how the stars are aligned but unfortunately […]

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Intercepting Thieves, Rides with the Police and Polo

Its a fine line writing a blog.  How much do you spend writing and going out and doing.  Of course everything we do is for the blog! Tango We had such a lovely time in Café Tortino that we returned the following night to see a Tango show, The waiter was a show as well.  […]

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More than just touristy pics

Hi It’s so difficult to describe the ambience of a place.  The couple  who are about 106 yrs old and he was wearing the big french hat, strolling into the university which is a dilapidated old Cathedral that they are in the middle of renovating but it has the atmosphere of intense learning, the young […]

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Yesterdays photos and todays tale and photos

The first couple of photos are the Tango dancing in the Café, and the street.   The boy with the flag and girl dancing was an impromptu march celebrating the new Prime Minister. Today we had no definite plans and came across the cathedral Pope Francis visited.  It is stunning.  There’s a picture below where the guards […]

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First day in Buenos AIres

Well we are just ironing out problems with the blog and today I got some terrific photos of Tango in the street, buskers, Tango in the Cafe, and finally Tango at night with everyone out dancing. Unfortunately we have the wrong connectors   We get some tomorrow. The election results were favorable for the cafe […]

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Setting off for Buenos Aires

I just thought you might be interested in some of the basic information Laurent sent us.  (He doesn’t mention where the spa is but I guess we’ll find out when we get on the boat!) It looks like you have to click into the bit below for the information. expedition help

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Doing the Tango

Pat and I have had our lessons now at the Arthur Murray dance studio in Cassleberry.  I don’t know if we rate as their most successful students but it’s been great craic and we’re going to continue when we get back.  I tried uploading the video but it’s not taking so here is the pic […]

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relief

I was worried in case there were mosquitos similar to the Arctic where they are as big as bats, could carry a dog sled and slurp up the Mossie repellent.  Fortunately there’s only flightless ones in the Antarctic.  For those of you who mosquitos love  maybe this is a good reason to vacation here.

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