The route is by sea lanes in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, riddled with stories and legends of shipwrecks and pirates merge.
The Stella Australis is an expedition cruise soon to begin their journey through wild seas south of the city of Ushuaia. Over several days walks his majesty and, with its excellent service, offers scheduled landings, changing landscapes and unique sunsets.
In port, we knew that would be our houseboat. The Stella Australis has capacity for more than 200 passengers and once on board, we place our belongings in the assigned booth and we are preparing to set sail. Its generous windows allowed us to observe a few minutes away was how the city of Ushuaia, its downtown streets and mountains.
After inspecting our room decorated in nautical style, we walked around the boat. We recognized their decks and well designed dining and living rooms with comfortable and elegant furniture which provided a pleasant stay. We were invited to share the first dinner, accompanied by the last rays of the sun.
While we were sleeping the boat rocked hard. Murray spent the channel facing the bay Nassua, and L’Hermite Wollaston islands and we approach the famous Cape Horn. At that point, in earlier times intrepid sailors commanded precarious ships fought against the untamed sea. The Stella Australis faced the ocean and we whirlwind
At dawn on the second day, after breakfast and equipped with waterproof clothing and boots trekking , we prepare to board a boat zodiac . We would sail to Horn Island to disembark in a sheltered from the wind sector; We ascended a staircase to a monument that pays tribute to the killed sailors in the marina area. Almost silent, we join the recall.
Back on the boat, we take the time off to entertain in the games room and enjoy a drink at the bar. We participated in talks and audiovisual offered by the crew about the stories and legends that emerged from this geographical environment in which fauna, flora and Aboriginal included.
A new landing did meet the Wulaia bay, where the Yagan Indians once lived. He greeted his rocky beach from where we take a jungle path that led us to a high sector with a splendid panoramic view. It is habitual residence of gulls and cormorants and saw fluttering in flocks.