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11-Port Stanley  

Falkland Islands 11-Port Stanley

Falkland Islands

March 17th 2003
Geo: -51.701, -57.8492Anchored off Port Stanley. We're actually two harbours away -- it will be quite a trip via tender. Very stiff breeze, and the sun has been going in and our. We were told it would be a long wait for the tenders as they could only load one at a time due to the wind. Also, our afternoon tour to Sparrow Cove to see the rockhopper penguins was cancelled, due to poor conditio ... read more
South America » Falkland Islands

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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