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DAY 39 – February 12th

Amalia Glacier   I woke up at 4:00 and there was certainly some pitching and rolling going on, but not enough to throw you out of bed. When there is rough weather there are 2 things you can do. You can stay in bed and enjoy the rocking motion, or you could go...

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DAY 38 – February 11th

Punta Arenas   I awoke at 6:00 to be in good time for meeting up for my tour at 6:50. I went to the Lido for breakfast, and was lucky enough to see the most beautiful sunrise. A great start to the day.   At 6:40 I went down to the Queens Room and it was...

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DAY 37 – February 10th

Straits of Magellan   Well, we should be in the Straits of Magellan, but we were misled. One of the things I was really looking forward to was watching us sail through the straits. It made up for not actually going around the Horn. However, in the daily...

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DAY 36 – February 9th

At Sea   We have been on Queen Victoria for 5 weeks now. I have never been on a ship for this long before, yet I still feel that we have only just got on board. The wonderful days are simply going by too fast. I want to savor every minute of being on the ship;...

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DAY 35 – February 8th

At Sea   The storm between Rio and Buenos Aires must have been quite something. Everything on our balcony had a thick layer of salt on it, making it rather nasty. They had cleaned the balcony in Santarem, so I don’t expect we will get another cleaning for...

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DAY 34 – February 7th

Buenos Aires   Our taxi arrived at the hotel at 8:00 as requested, and by 8:20 we were at the cruise terminal.   The ride was quite an adventure. No one, including our driver, seemed to be obeying any rules of the road. The road had 3 lanes, but there...

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DAY 33 – February 6

Foz du Iguacu and Buenos Aires   The day we left dawned bright and sunny, without a cloud in the sky. Brian went back to the falls to take some last photos; I watched them from our bedroom window. They really are magnificent.   Paulo came to take us to...

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DAY 32 – February 5th

Foz du Iguacu, Brazil   I started my day again today with the breakfast buffet and a mimosa. Paulo came by at 8:00 to take us around the Brazilian side of the falls. One of the advantages of staying in the Belmond is that guests get early entrance into the...

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DAY 31 – February 4th

Foz du Iguacu, Brazil   Well we are not on QV anymore. Although they are not actually uncomfortable, the mattress and pillows at this hotel leave a lot to be desired, after 4 weeks of a luxurious mattress and pillows and blissful sleep. I look forward to...

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DAY 30 – February 3rd

Rio de Janeiro   We were due to dock at 7:00 AM, and sunrise is at 6:30, so Brian and I decided to get up at 6:15 and watch us sail into Rio de Janeiro. We woke up and looked out the window – and instead of seeing open sea we realized that we were already in...

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DAY 29 – February 2nd

At sea   It’s February 2nd, groundhog day for the US. Did the groundhog see his shadow? The TV shows are full of political news and views, but not important weather forecasts like what happened with the groundhog in Pennsylvania. Not that it really matters to...

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DAY 28 – February 1st

At sea   The world cruise area in the Chart Room is a great place to drink coffee and spend the morning. We also spent time chatting with the Virtuoso hosts, Deidre and Kim, and missed the Virtual Bridge Tour given by the First Officer, Jeremy Saltonstall...

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