Ushuaia
Ushuaia is the southernmost city of the world, and the end of the 48.000 km long Pan-American Highway.
The place  proudly advertizes itself as "Fin del Mundo", or the end of the world. 
Missionaries and convicts had a very important role in its history but nowadays Ushuaia is a tourist hub for visiting the abundant Beagle Channel wildlife and tours to Antarctica.
 
The naval base at Ushuaia was also the port from where in 1982 the short-lived Argentinan invasion of the Falkland islands started. Nowadays there is a memorial for the fallen in this Guerra de las Malvinas. 
 
We called port on Feb 29  2008 for a Beagle Channel wildlife tour and a short visit to the capital of Tierra del Fuego.
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in the morning there is plenty of sunshine in Ushuaia
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but in the afternoon it starts raining
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yes, they have an obelisk in Ushuaia
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like many places in Argentina, Ushuaia has a statue for Evita Peron
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penguins down the drain? No, it leads to a souvenir shop
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in the afternoon we depart for Punta Arenas, time for a last picture of Ushuaia
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