Where in the World Did We Go with Cruise through History in 2019?
February 3, 2020
At the outset of 2019, the cruise and land travel calendar looked so ambitious, I wondered how we would make it through the year. Now at the start of 2020, the past year is fast...
Punta Arenas Revival – Visit a Bit of France in Remote Patagonia, Part 2
March 5, 2019
Sociedad Explotadora gave Punta Arenas a reason to exist. European flair of a prosperous port, outsized to the population and remote location was largely the work of one woman, Sarah Braun. Widowed at age thirty-one...
Punta Arenas Revival – Visit a Bit of France in Remote Patagonia, Part 1
February 26, 2019
Punta Arenas, Chile’s most southern city, was a vibrant place from the 1880s until the Panama Canal opened in 1914. Sheep ranchers from Patagonia brought their herds to the giant processing plant and shipping operations...
Chocolate in Ushuaia
February 19, 2019
Turn your snow-globe into summer at the southern end of the world, where it is summer from November to February. Cruises around South America, in what passes for winter months in the northern hemisphere, are so popular that more cruise lines are committing more ships to itineraries around the Horn in December to January each year. Cabins book up quickly....