Going to find out why they are flying a "69" flag on Europa. Guessing it is because Ushuaia is situated on the -68 Longitude? We are at the -57th Latitude. (Update: 69 is the female Dutch Captain Janke's official captain number.) There is also the European Flag, with a circle of 12 gold stars on a blue background, for the Dutch ship's home region.
Ushuaia "El Fin del Mundo" Last Stop Before Antarctica February 8th 2019 Ushuaia (pronounced oo-swy-ya...H is silent in Spanish) is the most southern city in the world. Met fellow shipmate "Blue," 27 year old Brit at the BA Jorge Newberry Airport and we went thru security together as we were on the same plane. We flew to Ushuaia from BA 2 days ago. Breathtaking vistas of the Andes Mountains. Had the local delicacy fresh King Crab and toured the old prison turned into b ... read more
South America » Argentina » Tierra del Fuego » Ushuaia Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more