James Richard Kao’s Argentina
Collected by James Richard Kao
Gobernador Paz, Yaganes y, V9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Ushuaia really got it's start as a prison colony. In 1896 the prison in Ushsuaia received its first inmates, mainly re-offenders and dangerous prisoners transferred from Buenos Aires but also some political prisoners. The town grew around the...
Av. San Martín 776, V9410BFU Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Want to impress your travel friends and show off your passport prowess? Then don't miss getting a passport stamp from the southern most city in the world - Ushuaia Argentina. Once you make it all the way down there to the tip of Argentina - but...
Av. Maipú 749, V9410BJS Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Ushuaia is known for being at the bottom of the world surrounded by the famous Beagle Channel. It's fitting then to find the local brew to be named Beagle. Beagle was the name of the famous ship, HMS Beagle, which sailed around the southern part...
Av. Maipú 505, 9410 Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego, Argentina
Ushuaia, Argentina, feels like the end of the world -- because it basically is. At the southernmost tip of Argentine Tierra del Fuego, it's as far south as you can go without heading to Antarctica. In fact, this is one of the departure points for...
Ushuaia, Tierra del Fuego Province, Argentina
Some of the greatest explorers of all time sailed in the Beagle Channel and around the notorius Cape Horn. Learn about their expeditions - the successes and failures at the Maritime Museum in Ushuaia. Models of ships, their routes and the stories...
History is filled with stories about ships that struggled to sail around Cape Horn—the southernmost tip of South America, and, the too-beautiful-to-be-real spot where the Atlantic and Pacific oceans converge. Thankfully, with the help of modern...
De San Francisco, 70000 Col Del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay
November 24th, 2012 I am always seeking out UNSECO World Heritage sites. I also love walking and find myself drawn to trails, pedestrian zones, or any route I can do on my own two feet. The great thing about Colonia is that is is very accessible...
Ituzaingó 232, 70000 Col Del Sacramento, Departamento de Colonia, Uruguay
The Posada Don Antonio is just a few blocks away from the heart of Colonia's historic district on a lovely, leafy, cobblestone side street. The Superior rooms are spacious and an ample breakfast is included each morning.