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    • FlyingDutchmen's Profile Photo

      football game

      Buenos Aires Dec 12, 2014 at 8:31 AM

      Ola

      Estoy en Buenos Aires en el ultimo semana de enero 2015. Esta possible ver Boca Junios o River Plate?
      Y como adquiero tickets?

      Gracias,

      Tobias

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    • Route recommendation

      Argentina Dec 2, 2014 at 7:50 AM

      Hi,
      We would like to visit the following places in Argentina. We start from Buenos Ayres and want to end at the Iguaso.

      The places in between we would like to see are: El Calafate, the Perito moreno, Torres del Payna in Chile, El Chalten, Puerto Madryn and a week at Bariloche and the 7 lakes.

      We will appreciate the following type of info:
      - the preferred route
      - type of transportation preferred between each 2 points (no problem with buses up to 8 hours, if diferent companies please advice for the best and the problematic ones (if any)
      - to do and not recommended to do things. - All relevant info will be accepted with thanks

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      bus from Santiago to Mendoza

      Mendoza Dec 4, 2014 at 4:30 AM

      hi

      I will leave Santiago de Chile with a bus from Andesmar to Mendoza in January 2015.
      From which Terminal do they leave?

      And on the website of Andesmar they talk about the Output Habilitation Rate for entering Argentina.
      Does this apply for me? I have Dutch nationality.

      I think it is very strange that I can buy a bus ticket on the website of Andesmar and that they don't give vital information. They don't respond on my email as well.

      Thanks

      Tobias

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    • Cicerones de Buenos Aires, Greeters

      Buenos Aires Nov 27, 2014 at 11:10 AM

      Hi. I am going to Buenos Aires in November, and I am looking for guided tours. What can you suggest? As I am a student I would prefer something that is not too expensive. I found an organization called Cicerones Buenos Aires Greeters, and it looks like it is free, but can someone recommend them? Thanks. Floriane.

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      Transfer from AEP to EZE

      Buenos Aires Dec 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

      Aerolineas Argentinas suddenly cancelled my flight from Ushuaia to Ezeiza Airport. Now I'm flying into Newbery but my flight back to the U.S. still leaves from Ezeiza. What is the safest, surest and most direct way to make that transfer (without walking out of the airport) ?

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    • Stored luggage in airport locker at AZE international airport Buenos Aires Argentina

      Buenos Aires Dec 4, 2014 at 6:34 PM

      Wanting to leave some luggage in a locker for about three weeks at the Ministro Pistarini (AZE) airport. Various information suggests I can but so far cannot confirm.... Could someone please advise.?

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    • Is there such an address?

      La Cumbre Nov 26, 2014 at 6:57 AM

      Hello. Does this address exist?
      President Ortiz 85, 5178 La Cumbre, Sierras de Cordoba
      Particularly, is there a ppoperty number 85?

      Many thanks. Vanessa.

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    • mini trekking

      Parque Nacional Los Glaciares Nov 27, 2014 at 7:44 PM

      Are there tours starting inside the park or do you have to take the bus from ElCalafate to do one of the walks on the glacier?

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      Traveling by bus around Argentina

      Argentina Dec 1, 2014 at 4:47 PM

      Hi
      I recently read someone's blog and he traveled from Santiago to Mendoza, then to Cordoba and BA, all by bus. Is it safe to travel by land in Argentina?
      I'm a female solo traveler planning my 3-month trip in South America but I have heard from my Argentinians friends that I shouldn't travel by myself by bus around Argentina. I'm torn on doing it by plane or bus.
      Any tips or suggestions or encouragement would be very well appreciated.

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    • Money exchange Ushuaia

      by sskptr Online Now Oct 2, 2014 at 2:37 PM

      is there any place in Ushuaia to exchange U$?
      Is there any "dolar blue" exchange there?
      Thanks Peter

      6 Answers Oct 20, 2014 at 4:52 PM
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      Last minute to Antarctica

      by oldfaithful Online Now Aug 1, 2014 at 1:50 AM

      What about last minute trips from Ushuaia to Antarctica ?

      2 Answers Dec 15, 2014 at 6:58 AM
    • Buying tourist items online

      by colinberyl Online Now May 9, 2014 at 2:36 AM

      Hi when i was there 3 years ago i bought an Antatctica hat i now regreat giving to my wife He he ,so now i would love to have on for my self, the shop was at the end where the musuum was, could you help me please Colin Moore Australia

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      Antarctica

      by massot Online Now Dec 23, 2013 at 2:45 PM

      We (wife and me) plan to visit Antarctica next February 14. Some trips visit only some islands, other also the continent. And cruises are really different. Some advice to stay there, a maximum of 10 days, or shorter if it is possilble to fly from the tip of SouthAmerica. Say me your experience! Thanks.
      Roma Massot
      Barcelona

      5 Answers Dec 26, 2013 at 3:55 PM
    • Equipment Rental in Ushuaia

      by vhallworth Online Now Nov 26, 2013 at 6:22 PM

      where is the best place to rent sleeping bags and trekking poles in Ushuaia, Argentina?

      1 Answer Nov 26, 2013 at 9:51 PM
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      Cuevas del Alvear

      by LeandroCW Online Now Nov 12, 2013 at 10:41 AM

      Did anyone already visit "cuevas del glaciar alvear"?? I only found a travel agency that has a tour guide. But i'd not like to spend a lot of money. Can anyone tell me if is there a cheapest way to visit? Transfer and walk by myself without tourist guide. Thank You. Any other tips i appreciate.
      Bye bye.

    • Ushuaia stuffed pinguin toys

      by normaaaahuacuja Online Now Oct 24, 2013 at 3:43 PM

      I would like to know where I can buy these kind of items in Argentina, I need the web-site of one or two or three of these stores please. Thanks

      1 Answer Oct 24, 2013 at 4:45 PM
    • taxi fares

      by kltyen522 Online Now Oct 4, 2013 at 4:31 PM

      does anyone know how much will a taxi or van cost for 5 hours? we need to be picked up at the cruise port, go to the Tierra Del Fuego national park and do some city tour if time permits, then be dropped back off to the ship.
      thanks

      4 Answers Oct 4, 2013 at 7:50 PM
    • Choosing the tours upon arrival

      by Charlles Online Now Sep 2, 2013 at 11:50 AM

      In October, is it a must to have a tour pre-booked and paid for?

      I was thinking about getting there and choosing whatever suits me most. I´m sure it´s gonna be the Beagle Channel and of course the Parks and Museums. If we do the from a long distance it´s normally costly and does not really guarantee the best choice. What´s the routine for new comers?

      5 Answers Sep 3, 2013 at 7:49 AM
    • Seals in Ushuaia

      by MargDi Online Now Aug 3, 2013 at 3:41 AM

      Do you see seals on the Beagle Channel cruise? I'm going in early November.

      3 Answers Aug 6, 2013 at 6:22 PM
    • Penguin island

      by MargDi Online Now Jul 28, 2013 at 4:35 AM

      Has anyone else been to the penguin island close to Haberton in November? globetrott said he only saw a few penguins and blueskyjohn saw lots. I would love to go.

      6 Answers Jul 28, 2013 at 3:57 PM
    • Footwear in Ushuaia

      by MargDi Online Now Jul 28, 2013 at 3:18 AM

      HI, I intend to go on a cruise in the Beagle channel, I think it's about 3 or 4 hours. It's probably the catamaran one. Do we stay in the boat all the time? Or hop out into the water while getting ashore to visit seals etc. I'm wondering if I need to buy high boots or if I can get away with hiking style lighter shoes.
      I'm going to be in Ushuaia in early November.
      Thanks so much
      Marg

      3 Answers Jul 28, 2013 at 3:22 PM
    • Weather in December

      by laurenswersky1 Online Now Nov 19, 2012 at 6:44 PM

      Hi ! I am planning a trip to El Calafate, El Chalten, Torres del Paine, and Ushuaia in December. Does anyone know what the weather will be like? And will the mountains still have some snow? Thanks!

      3 Answers Nov 20, 2012 at 2:05 AM
    • Traveling to Ushuaia and El Calafate with Kids

      by Sonic123 Online Now Apr 27, 2012 at 7:44 PM

      Planning a December family trip with 3 kids and would like to spend time in Ushuaia and El Calafate for a total of 12 days.

      Questions:
      1. How is the drive from El Calafate to Ushuaia? (time, how are the roads)
      2. What would be a good itinerary once we leave El Calafate? (good places to stop while on the road and how much time to spend in each place)
      3. Car rental and lodging recommendations. Something with a small kitchenette.
      Thank you!

      6 Answers Apr 29, 2012 at 12:08 AM
    • Tour to Penguin Island in November

      by hyazinthara Online Now Mar 14, 2012 at 4:51 AM

      Hi,

      I am interested in taking a boat tour to Penguine Island in the Beagle Channel from Ushuaia. Does anyone know whether the penguins will (already)be there in early-mid November? Or do they only come to nest there later in the season?

      Any recommendations which company to choose? I would like to go on a small boat with just a dozend or so people. I heard that such tours are offered, but on the Internet I only found the tour on large catamerans...

      Thanks very much for your help!

      4 Answers Aug 13, 2012 at 1:33 PM
    • Supermarket in Ushuaia

      by hyazinthara Online Now Mar 11, 2012 at 8:03 AM

      Hi,

      I am looking for a supermarket in Ushuaia. I read that there is a large "el Norte" supermarket there, but I cannot find the address... Thanks very much in advance!

      7 Answers Mar 19, 2012 at 10:58 PM
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      weather in September

      by ohaiyo Online Now Feb 27, 2012 at 11:29 AM

      I'm thinking of going to Ushuaia in September. Would it be too cold? Is it winter there or would it be spring at that time of year? What would be the average temperature be like?

      6 Answers Aug 13, 2012 at 1:32 PM
    • any affordable hotel or B&B that does not require climbing steep hills or steps?

      by crazy4ocean Online Now Feb 12, 2012 at 10:18 PM

      Hello,

      As I'm searching around for lodging for one night Feb 18, I found out most are sold out. Among those still available yet reasonably priced (less than US$130), seems like every hotel requires climbing steep hills for 10 minutes from downtown or 100s steps.

      Can anyone recommend anywhere with a reasonable price without having to climb hills or steps?

      Thanks.

    • Photography Guide Needed

      by worleyypat Online Now Dec 7, 2011 at 10:52 AM

      Does anyone have a recommendation for a photography guide? I would like to go out at sunrise.

      Thanks,

      Pat

      4 Answers Dec 8, 2011 at 1:09 PM
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      Antarctica in late March

      by EzzaK Online Now Nov 23, 2011 at 2:40 PM

      Still decent wildlife viewing?

      2 Answers Nov 23, 2011 at 9:59 PM
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      Antarctica Tour - M/V Ushuaia

      by EzzaK Online Now Nov 23, 2011 at 2:39 PM

      Hi,

      Has anyone gone on this boat recently? My agent is trying to steer me away from them and I wanted recent opinions. We aren't going for luxury, just a chance to see Antarctica without breaking the bank. I have found reviews online but none that recent.

      Many thanks,
      Ez

      1 Answer Feb 9, 2012 at 8:53 AM
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      Camera Shop(s)

      by romeohotel Online Now Oct 30, 2011 at 7:09 AM

      I have lost my telefoto lens enroute to Ushuaia. I need to buy a replacement while I am in Ushuaia. Can you recommend a camera shop(s), and if possible a web address so that I can start looking before I arrive November 14th.
      Many thanks for reply. RH.

      1 Answer Oct 30, 2011 at 7:48 AM
    • rental equipment

      by shc43 Online Now Apr 28, 2011 at 5:43 PM

      Is there a company in Ushuaia that rents boots and other necessities for Anartic cruises? They call for Wellington boots, for example, which I would never ever need again. Also, traveling from USA those boots would surely weigh a ton. Any suggestions? Thanks. shc

      2 Answers Apr 28, 2011 at 10:41 PM
    • Cost to golf Ushuaia?

      by jlcm Online Now Jul 20, 2010 at 9:00 PM

      Does anyone know the greens fee for Ushuaia?
      I'm visiting in November.
      Any other details re: golf would be appreciated.
      Thanks!
      Jeffrey

      3 Answers Aug 4, 2010 at 8:49 AM
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      Hotels / Guesthouses in December 2010

      by eswepe Online Now Apr 21, 2010 at 5:11 PM

      We will be in Ushuaia this December (December 30 to be exact) and have been trying to book one night's hotel stay for three. I have have had no luck - either I'm told the hotel is booked or I get no response (I've tried both online booking and emailing the hotel/guesthouse directly). We don't want to pay an arm and a leg if we don't have to, so I haven't got all the way up to the most expensive places, so that's probably my next option. Am I going about this the wrong way? I know we're going during the high season, but it's still 8 months off (I started looking for rooms over a month ago). I just can't believe everything is really all booked up. Anyone have any leads?

      2 Answers Apr 21, 2010 at 9:29 PM
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      couple interested in sharing a guided tour of tiera del fuego nat. pk. Celebrity Infinity 2/14/10

      by ladislao Online Now Jan 29, 2010 at 5:43 PM

      My wife and I have hired a reputable guide to drive us around to major sites in and around Tierra Del Fuego Nat. Pk. We have already booked the tour. Interested parties can contact us at this address: martyr@csufresno.edu
      We are paying240 USD for a five-hour excursion. This cost would be split evenly for ea. additional person.
      Kind regards,
      Ladislao.

      5 Answers Feb 1, 2010 at 3:11 PM
    • RUBBER BOOTS SHOP

      by PRX98 Online Now Jan 4, 2010 at 4:46 AM

      Hello,

      I am going to Ushuaia in 2 weeks time and I would like to know if we can find a shop selling rubber boots as mine are quite heavy and I would like to purchase a pair in this town
      Any hints, adresses ect... ??

      PRX98
      My email adress is : CALM@monaco.mc

      4 Answers Oct 29, 2011 at 5:19 PM
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      Feasible 16 day journey Ushuaia- B.A by public transport? Or return to Ushuaia?

      by nikoskaps Online Now Dec 15, 2009 at 3:45 AM

      Hi all!
      I’ll be in Tiera del fuego and Patagonia during February 2010 for 16 nights and I’m thinking to travel by public transport from Ushuaia to Buenos Aires, stopping in major sites in Argentina and Chile on the way.
      My main interests are: nature, glaciers, hiking, wild life (valdez?), perhaps lake district, anything special…
      It will be just me, and budget terms is my only choice, so cannot get a tailor made tour etc.
      Wondering if it is feasible to get a good look of the place in this time frame... since it is such a big space.
      If anybody could suggest a more suitable journey, or send any tip, please be my guest!
      Plan –B could be, to do as much as possible within T.D.F. and Patagonia and return finally back to Ushuaia and fly to B.A. instead of overland.
      Any ideas on the above will be a big help!
      Many thanks
      Nikos

      5 Answers Jan 6, 2010 at 12:44 PM
    • Chez Manu

      by annefromthenorthshor Online Now Nov 27, 2009 at 3:10 PM

      Is there a dress code for Chez Manu? Are sweaters or blazers appropriate? Jeans?
      Thanks so much.

      1 Answer Nov 28, 2009 at 3:47 AM
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      car rental and places to visit

      by virtualolga Online Now Nov 18, 2009 at 9:56 AM

      Hi, we are going to be in Ushuaia in december. we are trying to plan a trip renting a car from there to calafate.are there any places in the way we should stop by and see?

      2 Answers Nov 20, 2009 at 9:42 AM