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The Falklands and South Georgia - Fall 2017
For those considering a visit to the Falklands and South Georgia, I've posted a few blog entries and photos from my Poseidon Expeditions trip. Our 2015 visit to Antarctica did not include these two...
Greetings, We returned from a Poseidon...
Greetings,
We returned from a Poseidon Expeditions trip to the Falklands (Isla Malvinas) and South Georgia in November 2017. For those interested, I've placed some photos and notes from the trip on...
Great advice. FYI, I posted my packing list from...
Great advice. FYI, I posted my packing list from a Poseidon Expeditions, October-November 2017, trip to the Falklands and South Georgia on my travel blog. See below link.

Bob
Just returned from an expedition to the Falklands...
Just returned from an expedition to the Falklands and South Georgia. In Grytviken, the PO accepted US cash and museum gift store accepted credit cards and cash (e.g., US, UK). We used US cash - good...
Returning to your original post, my wife and I...
Returning to your original post, my wife and I are traveling to SG and FI in October.

Bob
We enjoyed the Sea Adventurer for both Arctic and...
We enjoyed the Sea Adventurer for both Arctic and Antarctic expedition trips. You will experience all the cabin and lounge upgrades that we did not. Ship crew and expedition crew were both great....
For our Antarctica trip, we packed one small...
For our Antarctica trip, we packed one small empty duffel bag in our check-in luggage for our (post-expedition) Quark jackets. We then added the small duffel as a second check-in luggage piece. The...
Sorry for the late reply - we were traveling in...
Sorry for the late reply - we were traveling in Switzerland. For a one day Amsterdam tour we paid $150USD per person (2015). This included all museum entry fees, art historian guide, add-on for...
We ate at Indrapua a few weeks ago. We had the...
We ate at Indrapua a few weeks ago. We had the Rijsttafel for a party of 12. Very tasty and the restaurant took the effort to ask about food allergies. If you eat early, say 5-7pm, there was a 25%...
We disembarked the AMAKristina on May 20, in...
We disembarked the AMAKristina on May 20, in Basel. The ship and staff were terrific. We had a well appointed cabin in the 200 range. While I suspect most cabins on this floor were quiet, I heard...
Glad you enjoyed the material. We're returning to...
Glad you enjoyed the material. We're returning to the Antarctic region this fall - focusing on the Falkands and South Georgia Island. Hope to share photos from the trip and submit another travel...
Back in 2015, I arranged a group of six to...
Back in 2015, I arranged a group of six to participate in an Amsterdam city tour by Edwin Groenweg, of The Dutch Advisor Avisor (https://www.thedutchtraveladvisor.com/). Edwin picked us up and...
We did a similar post-cruise driving trip from...
We did a similar post-cruise driving trip from Southampton back in 2015. Details and some photos are posted at
https://travelscrivener.blogspot.com/search/label/UK

Bob
I recently sold my Canon M3 and replaced it with...
I recently sold my Canon M3 and replaced it with the M5. I generally travel with only my smartphone and a mirrorless camera (with 22mm prime and 18-55mm zoom). However, I travel with both Canon...
You might check out the Red Lion Pub, a old...
You might check out the Red Lion Pub, a old historic pub located at 55 High Street, Southampton. Two lunches, each including salad, fish and chips and a pint, ran a total of about $30USD. This pub...
In Santiago, we have an overnight due to flight...
In Santiago, we have an overnight due to flight arrangements. As we're arriving at the airport somewhat late, we made reservations at the airport Holiday Inn. May rethink the location as our next day...
We're traveling to South America in fall 2017....
We're traveling to South America in fall 2017. We've made reservations at the Alvear Art Hotel in Buenos Aires. Glad to read other travelers have found this hotel to be a great place to stay.
You might also check VRBO for a London rental. We...
You might also check VRBO for a London rental. We found a one-bedroom rental from this site for a week in 2015 that was walking distance to Paddington rail station. Being able to have daily...
In 2015, we reserved a private guided trip for...
In 2015, we reserved a private guided trip for six for a day tour of Amsterdam with Edwin Groeneweg (www.thedutchtraveladvisor.com (http://www.thedutchtraveladvisor.com)). It was a full day of...
We did a similar driving trip in 2015 from...
We did a similar driving trip in 2015 from Southampton. We used Enterprise and an Enterprise representative met us in the pier terminal. The rental car was a short walk from the pier, actually in the...
Great to hear that you had a good time. We're...
Great to hear that you had a good time. We're traveling on the Spirit with Poseidon in fall 2017 to The Falklands and South Georgia Island. Although all of our travels have been special, the polar...
Forum: Asia
Posted By ReturnCruiser
My recollection was that it took about 35-40...
My recollection was that it took about 35-40 minutes from Da Nang to Hoi An. Chan May adds about an another hour. The Chan May to Hoi An trip via Hải Vân Tunnel is probably the faster route to take...
Yes, I should have clarified that AMA has not...
Yes, I should have clarified that AMA has not posted 2018 Myanmar trips.
We took this trip in January 2016 and agree that...
We took this trip in January 2016 and agree that this AmaWaterways trip was wonderful. I've heard a rumor that AMA will not offer this trip in 2018 and the AMA website does not list any 2018 trips....