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bearcatfan's Port Reviews of Buenos Aires, Santiago (Valparaiso), Puerto Montt, Montevideo, Ushuaia, Punta Arenas
Veendam cruise in February 2010
Member Name: bearcatfan
Cruise Date: February 2010
Embarkation: Valparaiso
Destination: South America
Member Review: bearcatfan's Veendam Review
Buenos Aires
Port Rating: 5.0 out of 5+
Interesting beautiful city. Book shore excursions at the pier. City highlights tour was 1/3 the price the ship charged and visited the same places. The excursion ending at Rio airport was worthwhile as we did not have to handle luggage until at the airport.

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Santiago (Valparaiso)
Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
Stayed here on our own before boarding ship. Very pleasantly surprised. Very pleasant upscale city. Took hop on hop off bus which was good way of seeing a lot in a short amount of time.

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Puerto Montt
Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
Very nice natural sites outside the city and surprisingly nice downtown area. Good shopping and pleasant to walk around.

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Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
Surprisingly interesting city. Tourist officials give out nice walking map of old town area. Feel very safe as police are stationed throughout the walk.

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Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
City itself is nice. However, we took a shore excursion on the Beagle Channel to view penguins. The penguin viewing was fine but the trip itself was too long. There was about 3 hours of down time. Some entertainment should be included.

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Punta Arenas
Port Rating: 4.0 out of 5+
Again, interesting natural areas outside the city. Penguin viewing was good. Downtown area was mostly closed as it was a Sunday. Very windy; which is common for this time of year.

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