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February 26, 2020

Ushuaia Argentina Travel

Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina

Ushuaia, Argentina is a busy port city for Antarctica cruises.

How to get to Ushuaia - easiest way to get to Ushuaia is by flight. took a flight from Buenos Aires to Ushuaia.

Ushuaia claims to be the southern most city in the world. Puerto Williams Chile makes the same claim and it more south, visited there as well, Ushuaia has more going for it than Puerto Williams. 

Ushuaia is Beautiful city with snow caped hills on one side and ocean on the other.

Airport to Town Taxi - cost is about USD 10

Cost - Ushuaia is not budget friendly, plan accordingly. I was there overnight as the next afternoon, had a ship to catch for my trip to Antarctica.

Transportation - one can walk everywhere

Weather - dress warm, I was there in January which is there summer and needed a Jacket

San Martin Avenue is the main street with all kinds of eating places and shopping, It's home to the Calle San Martin shopping mall. One can also find tourist agencies selling last minute tours to Antarctica on San Martin Avenue.

Food One place I recommend for coffee and sandwiches is Tante Sara Cafe Bar. I also ate at 137 Pizza. Both are located on San Martin Avenue.

Tourist info office, you can get maps and all the info you need. Across the street from the Port of Ushuaia 

Navigating the Beagle Channel - Along the Shore one finds the cabin shops selling shipping and sailing tours along the Beagle Channel which is The most popular activity in Ushuaia navigating the Beagle Channel, Beagle Channel is named after the ship that took Darwin to Patagonia.

Mural in Ushuaia of prisoners in their uniforms

The prison in Ushuaia, Argentina, was known as the Alcatraz of Argentina. It operated from 1904 to 1947.

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