Archive - February 2014

Unbelievable Antarctica

  We embarked the MS Expedition at 4pm on February 17th. The Expedition is owned and operated by G Adventures (formerly GAP). The captain is a Canadian from Toronto with 25 years experience in these waters. He is also the head honcho at G. Nicola and I had separate rooms. She was in a triple with two other women and I was in a...

El Calafate, Ushuaia and Tierra Del Fuego

Back in El Calafate we returned to the hostel we had stayed at before. We only booked one night because we had figured we would be moving on the next day. However when we were last in El Calafate we had a change of plans and booked a flight to Ushuaia. This now meant we had a few days to relax in Calafate. We had to book another place to...

Don’t Cry For Me Argentina

Don't Cry for me Argentina   We arrived in Buenos Aires after 30 hours of travel. It is exhausting. We had left Egypt on a 4am flight. We flew through Istanbul and Sao Paolo before arriving in BA. We arrived at about 11pm on the same day (31st of January), Argentina time. That is a time zone five hours later than Egypt. By the...

Egypt to Argentina Is A Long Way

Egypt to Argentina Is A Long Way In my last update we had just spent our first evening in Luxor. As it turned out we only drove past the Luxor Temple which was quite impressive when all lit up but we did not stop for photos. Maybe we would get another chance to go on our own the next night. The next morning we went to the Valley of the...