Tag Archives: Princess Cruise

Buenos Aires ~ Evita Tour Including Recoleta Cemetery

January 2nd, 2018 Buenos Aires is the second largest city in South America and the capital of Argentina. It is located on the Rio de la Plata, which empties into the Atlantic Ocean. By the end of the 19th century, … Continue reading

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Montevideo ~ Starting Our Year In Uruguay!

January 1st, 2018 ~ The start of a brand new year! Montevideo, is located on the bank of the Rio de la Plata. It is the capital of Uruguay. The city has a population of 1.3 million people. The entire country … Continue reading

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Celebrating New Year’s Eve On The Emerald Princess

December 31st Before I talk about how New Years was celebrated, I want to mention our experience at the Platinum Photography Studio. (By the way, the professional shots on this page were NOT the ones from the Platinum Studio. Those will … Continue reading

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Puerto Madryn, Argentina

December 30th Puerto Madryn is another stop where seeing penguins was the number one billed attraction. But unlike other areas of Argentina that had been colonized by conquistadors, this settlement began with 150 colonists from Wales, England who were seeking … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Behind the Scenes Ship Tour on the Emerald Princess

December 29th ~ At sea Early in the cruise, I saw a notice in the daily Princess Patter that one could sign up for an optional behind the scenes tour, billed as the “Ships Ultimate Tour”. Tim had long wanted … Continue reading

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Stanley, Falkland Islands ~ Such a Pleasant Surprise!

December 28th The Falkland Islands are still a point of contention between the British and the Argentinians. If you look at a local Argentine map, the islands are listed as Islas Malvines and as a territory of Argentina. On US … Continue reading

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Rounding Cape Horn and Dinner at Curtis Stone’s Restaurant “Share”

December 27th ~ At sea A full day at sea which was briefly broken up as we cruised around Cape Horn, at the tip of South America, which marks where the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans come together. This is another … Continue reading

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Ushuaia, Argentina ~ Tierra del Fuego

December 26th Ushuaia, Argentina is a relatively small city, located about as far south as one can go without swimming or living on Antartica. This is the southernmost city in the world and the capital of Tierra del Fuego. Known … Continue reading

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Punta Arenas, Chile ~ Christmas Day

December 25th ~ Christmas Day We are getting into a lovely routine of sleeping in, having a late breakfast or early lunch, then going ashore for an afternoon tour. This much relaxation might eventually get old, but for now I … Continue reading

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Christmas Eve ~ Amalia Glacier and Straight of Magellan

December 24th We have had two full days at sea which meant sleeping in, hours of relaxation, and pretty much bouncing from meal to meal.

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