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Anyone done it? After seeing "Penguin Post Office" on PBS last year I've got the urge for going. Viking does not go that far, but Tauck has a cruise:

http://www.tauck.com/tours/ant...-cruise-xr-2019.aspx

We're looking at Jan or Feb 2019. Has anyone done one of these tours?
 
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One of my bucket list goals is to visit every continent so I'm interested in the replies.
 
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Father in law did it a few years ago. About the only thing he would talk about is the "damn drake passage." The constant rocking of the boat got to a lot of people.

Personally, being that far from any help scares the shit out of me.


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If you're going to stay in Buenos Aires for a couple of days, please let me know.

I'm surrounded by top notch hotels, you might land at walking distance from my place.

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Yes, in 2001 and going again in early 2019.

It is absolutely stark beautiful.

We did a one-week Ushuaia round trip w/landings in 2001. In early 2019 we're doing the Santiago-Buenos Aires route w/landings. Some cruise lines (Holland America comes to mind) sail down there but w/o landings.

Do you have questions I might be able to answer?

If you'd rather run this off-line, my e-mail is in my profile.



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...Do you have questions I might be able to answer?...


Why...yes!

Tauke has the ideal plan for our needs, National Geographic offers a similar trip but it's much more expensive.

Did you see the Penguin Post Office? It's not mandatory but sure looks like fun:

https://www.pbs.org/video/nature-penguin-post-office/

Can I assume these tours provide outer garments such as parkas and boots?
 
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Sigmund - e-mail inbound.


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