Tagged With "Straight of Magellan"

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Re: Campaigners ask: Can the QE2 be saved?

PortMoresby ·
A sad story, but not unusual. People get attached to ships, maybe why they're called "she" instead of "it". My son was in the Navy, on the magnificent aircraft carrier USS Ranger, CV61, one of several of that name, the first in 1777, commanded by John Paul Jones. The end of his tour was also Ranger's last, after a voyage to the Persian Gulf for a goodbye battle. Retired just afterward (1993) and stored in Bremerton, WA, I read yesterday that as I write this, Ranger is sailing under tow...
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Valparaiso—Chile's Oceanside Gem

Marilyn Jones ·
Join Marilyn Jones on a tour of Chile's major seaport, a town that is recovering its faded beauty
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A Final Walk in Tierra del Fuego National Park

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger explores Lapataia Bay. The southern end of the PanAm highway is located here, and the Bay is within a stone's throw of the Chilean/Argentinian border, a border that has long been disputed.
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A Trek to Mount Kilimanjaro: 3) Summit and Descent

DrFumblefinger ·
(Western Icefields, viewed from near the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro) We had spent the past week slowly working our way up the slopes of Kilimanjaro via the Shira route, an experience I’ve previously described in blog posts here. ...
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Got some time? Viking sets 8-month cruise

PHeymont ·
Viking Ocean Cruises offers a 245-day cruise, said to the longest ever. If you're short of time, you can also buy half the journey.
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You CAN'T Take It All With You: Keeping the Load Light

PHeymont ·
  Every time I travel, I marvel at the number of people with two—or even three—large suitcases setting out on what looks like migration, not a vacation. You’ve seen them…pushing the bags through the check-in line,...
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Star Alliance creates themed Round-the-World fares

PHeymont ·
Star Alliance, whose members include United, Lufthansa, Air Canada and more, has created a series of themed Round-the-World fares.
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Uber has built partnership with the GM’s Maven- a car sharing service

Anand _Rajendran ·
General Motors has become the short-term car leasing partner for the Uber drivers. General Motors is the investor for the Uber’s competitor in the ride-hailing services, Lyft. Uber and Maven, a 10-month old car sharing division within the GM has built the partnership and announced the new pilot program in San Francisco, which will allow the Uber drivers to rent the car on the weekly basis for the work as well as the personal use. As per the 90-day test, drivers will rent their cars for $179...
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Viking aims at Guinness round-the-world record

PHeymont ·
An eight-month six-continent cruise with 111 port calls aims at a world record for longest continuous passenger cruise.
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Exploring the Patagonian Fjordlands: 1) The Australis

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger shares his experiences exploring the fjords of Tierra del Fuego in the first of a series of posts about a journey on the Chilean vessel, Australis.
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Exploring the Patagonian Fjordlands: The Birds of Tucker's Islets

DrFumblefinger ·
A Zodiac excursion takes DrFumblefinger to a small group of Islands in the Strait of Magellan that is home to hundreds of birds.
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The World, Space and Explorers

PHeymont ·
The World, Space and Explorers
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