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Port Stanley

The Welsh Part Of Argentina and The Falklands

January 22nd 2008
Tuesday 22nd we were at sea for the day. A somewhat hot day so it was spent on deck getting the sun and relaxing. In the evening prior to dinner, we went to yet another gala evening attended by the captain and again more free booze. Wednesday we arrived in Puerto Madryn, Argentina at around 0800hrs. This town has a population of around 65,000. The town is an industrial center, a major port and ... read more
South America » Falkland Islands » East Falkland

Falkland Island Flag Although first sighted by an English navigator in 1592, the first landing (English) did not occur until almost a century later in 1690, and the first settlement (French) was not established until 1764. The colony was turned over to Spain two years la... ... read more
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