Ushuaia The 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 Grande de Tierra del Fuego, boundedContinue reading “Ushuaia, Argentina’s Port of Call”
Photographic impressions from our travels… If you like cruising do not pass up an opportunity to transit the Panama Canal. It is one of life’s truly remarkable experiences. One of the modern era’s greatest engineering accomplishments is the digging and construction of the Panama Canal. One of the largest and most difficult engineering projects everContinue reading “Images Of Transiting The Panama Canal”
Photographic impressions from our travels… Literally where civilization ends. The only thing south from Terra del Fuego is Antarctica. The stark scenery is amazing and the incredible amounts of wildlife are unbelievable. The lighthouse in the Beagle Channel, a body of water that cuts through South America from the Atlantic to The Pacific. The channelContinue reading “Images From Terra del Fuego”
Photographic impressions from our travels… Above: A Kelp Gull flies over a colony of King Cormorants nesting in the Beagle Channel at the tip of South America. Right: A Rock Shag, a species of cormorants, sometimes called Magellanic shags. They are rarely seen but can be encountered around the Falkland Islands. This one was photographedContinue reading “Images Of Animals In The Wild 1”
The Caribbean Island of Roatan, Honduras Roatan is the largest of the Honduran Bay Islands in the Caribbean and is becoming a popular cruise itinerary destination. Like many Caribbean destinations it is recognized for its beautiful beaches, water sports, including premier scuba and skin diving, and modern resorts. It also has a growing number ofContinue reading “Port of Call Roatan Honduras”
A Holland America ship enters a lock on the left while a dry cargo ship gets ready to enter the right side lock following a tanker through the canal. The best way to experience the canal is on a cruise ship. Generally these cruises start from major cruise ports of Miami, Ft. Lauderdale, San Diego,Continue reading “Cruising And The Panama Canal”
A major departure port for South America cruises and a gateway to Antarctica, this city has much to see and experience. Home of the Tango, great steaks, wine and history.
Some of South America’s best hiking trails are found a couple of hundred miles up in the rain forests of Brazil and Argentina at the worlds largest waterfall complex.
Where the highway ends this park is literally at the end of world. Located on the Beagle Channel and home to huge numbers of sea birds and waterfowl, it is a naturalist’s paradise.
Visiting Iguazu falls, 1 of the 7 natural wonders of the modern world, requires at least one or two days at Porto Iguazu. Here’s an itroduction on where to stay.