Who Knew they held Mardi Gras in Ushuaia? Feb. 17, 2015

We happened past a sign that announced Carnival parades on Feb. 16 and 17. On the 17th, Tuesday, Mardi Gras, the big day, the parade went along the sea front, from 4-6 pm. Groups performed and kids from 4-18 squirted each other with foam. The more cynical sold the foam: The enthusiastic performed (Great costumes!):Continue reading “Who Knew they held Mardi Gras in Ushuaia? Feb. 17, 2015”

Pinguinos/Penguins! Feb. 17, 2015

Today was our great adventure, visiting a colony of penguiuns on Martillo Island. We rode a bus for 90 minutes, then we were divided into two groups, about 12 each. Ours visited the museum and then the coffee shop at Estancia Harberton, the oldest settlement in the region. After that we rode for a fewContinue reading “Pinguinos/Penguins! Feb. 17, 2015”