Port of Call Belize

Visiting Belize And Belize City The name Belize is traditionally believed to have been derived from the Spanish pronunciation of the last name of Peter Wallace, a Scottish buccaneer who may have begun the first settlement at the mouth of the Belize River about 1638. It was also a major part of the Maya civilizationContinue reading “Port of Call Belize”

The Port Of Montevideo, Uruguay

A Day Exploring Montevideo Tucked in between Brazil and Argentina along the South American coast is the county of Uruguay. Its capital and major port is the city of Montevideo where over half of the countries total population of just three million live. A frequent port on many South American cruise itineraries the city isContinue reading “The Port Of Montevideo, Uruguay”

Argentina’s Port of Call Ushuaia

Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego and The Primary Gateway to Antarctica Introduction Ushuaia is often referred to as the end of the world and is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is recognized as the southernmost city in the world. Ushuaia is located in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla GrandeContinue reading “Argentina’s Port of Call Ushuaia”

A World Of Abandoned And Derelict Boats

A SHORT STORY Throw Away Boats   If you travel a lot, especially if you are a cruise enthusiast, you will on occasion come across ship and boat wrecks either grounded or in shallow water. They seem to garner more attention than wrecks on land. Maybe there is something more intriguing or romantic about shipContinue reading “A World Of Abandoned And Derelict Boats”

Todays Featured Poster • Ushuaia

The Beagle Lighthouse. This lighthouse stands on a rock in the Beagle Channel, Tierra del Fuego only a few miles from Ushuaia, Argentina. Ushuaia is one of the world’s most southern cities and a major seaport servicing expedition boats, cruise ships and working boats bound for Antarctica. These giclée prints are available in several sizesContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Ushuaia”

Hiking In Tierra del Fuego

Trails in Tierra Del Fuego National Park, Argentina To The Ends Of The Earth The Pan American Highway begins in Alaska and with only a small break in southern Panama goes all the way to the end of the Earth in southern Argentina. In Argentina the Pan American Highway continues on Argentina National Route 7Continue reading “Hiking In Tierra del Fuego”

Todays Featured Poster • Iguazu Falls Argentina

Considered by many to be one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Iguazu Falls is now gaining interest as a travel destination. It’s located up in the South American rain forest on the Argentina, Brazil border. Both countries have created national parks to protect this amazing area. These giclée prints will soon beContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Iguazu Falls Argentina”

Todays Featured Poster Iguazu Falls

A couple of hundred miles WNW into the rain forest from Buenos Aries is one of the worlds natural wonders. The Iguazu River, near the place where Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil touch, drops over the edge of a fault line and plunges into a series of gorges and fault layers producing one of the world’sContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster Iguazu Falls”

Todays Featured Poster • Ushuaia

Ushuaia, Argentina. The view from the Beagle Channel with the mountains of Terra del Fuego in the distance. Literally the ends of the Earth. The city is a major port for cruises sailing to Antarctica. These giclée prints are available in several sizes and styles, custom printed for each individual order on archival, museum gradeContinue reading “Todays Featured Poster • Ushuaia”

Cruise Port Buenos Aries, A Guide

Buenos Aries, Argentina – Gateway To Cape Horn And Antarctica Arriving in Buenos Aries Buenos Aires has several airports but the two you are likely to use are the major international airport, referred to as Ezeiza and the-in city Jorge Newbery Airport. Most inbound international flights will come in to Ezeiza while many regional flightsContinue reading “Cruise Port Buenos Aries, A Guide”