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Live trip report begins in the beginning of this thread and continues (amid a fair amount of banter) until post #321 here.

Regular trip report begins here.



Other people's trip reports:

@chff: https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=101296.0

@Dan:
Original Post for the trip: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/join-lifetime-kosher-catered-trip-antarctica/
Intro to trip: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/follow-me-to-antarctica/
Part 1: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/trip-notes-antarctica-part-1-buenos-airesplanning-positioning-adventure-lifetime/
Part 2: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/antarctica-trip-notes-part-2-flying-end-world-southernmost-chanukah-party-ushuaia/
Part 3: https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/trip-notes/shabbat-shalom-southernmost-shabbos-earth/



Related DDF Threads:

A Once-In-A-Lifetime Kosher Catered Trip To Antarctica!
A Once-In-A-Lifetime Kosher Catered Trip To Antarctica! FOMO support group

Antarctica Cruise Raffle
Antarctica Raffle #2, Fill Out This Form If You Would Like To Join A DDF Raffle!
New Antarctica Cruise Raffle! Win A Superior Cabin
Another Antarctica Raffle!

"First" in Antarctica?
Polar Zmanim On The Antarctic Cruise
Antarctica TR: the trip after Dan

Author Topic: Live Antarctica Trip Report  (Read 91692 times)

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #630 on: March 17, 2021, 11:09:53 PM »
Thank You!

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #631 on: March 18, 2021, 12:26:45 AM »
Aaaaand this trip report is finally done.
Yay!! Thank you!

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #632 on: March 18, 2021, 12:44:22 AM »
You guys sound relieved ;D
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #633 on: March 18, 2021, 12:57:14 AM »
You guys sound relieved ;D

You’re projecting.

I mean, ngl we’re glad the cause for envy is over, it was becoming too much :P

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #634 on: March 18, 2021, 01:07:28 AM »
You guys sound relieved ;D
BH the campaign is working, another TR completed

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #635 on: March 18, 2021, 08:00:16 PM »
AWESOME JOB AS USUAL 
thank you for taking the time to write it

out of curiousity
i thought f only gets you 2 suitcases and isn't luggage above that really expensive?

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #636 on: March 18, 2021, 08:14:33 PM »
out of curiousity
i thought f only gets you 2 suitcases and isn't luggage above that really expensive?

You think running a tour to Antarctica for 50 people is cheap ;)?
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #637 on: March 19, 2021, 10:25:37 AM »
On Motzei Shabbos we went to Milk & Co. Started out kinda weird - never saw something like this on a restaurant table before:


is that USD?
120 characters? Hmm, I wonder what I could write with 64 characters. Boy, it's gonna be hard to use up 15 characters. W-

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #638 on: March 19, 2021, 11:29:18 AM »
is that USD?

Nope :D It's confusing because the Peso uses the $ symbol as well

https://www.google.com/search?q=480+ARS+in+USD

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #639 on: March 19, 2021, 11:44:48 AM »
Nope :D It's confusing because the Peso uses the $ symbol as well

https://www.google.com/search?q=480+ARS+in+USD
Even less:
https://bluedollar.net/informal-rate/

Great bang for your buck in AR
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #640 on: March 19, 2021, 11:47:21 AM »
Even less:
https://bluedollar.net/informal-rate/

Great bang for your buck in AR
The peso has been going very steadily downhill for the past few years

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #641 on: March 19, 2021, 11:59:21 AM »
Even less:
https://bluedollar.net/informal-rate/

Great bang for your buck in AR
Interesting that while the official ARS>USD rate has been going steadily upwards, the blue dollar rate has actually come down quite a bit.

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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #642 on: March 19, 2021, 12:03:08 PM »
Interesting that while the official ARS>USD rate has been going steadily upwards, the blue dollar rate has actually come down quite a bit.
Blue dollar correlates with how hard the govt is currently making it to buy dollars.
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Re: Live Antarctica Trip Report
« Reply #643 on: March 19, 2021, 12:15:38 PM »
Blue dollar correlates with how hard the govt is currently making it to buy dollars.
I thought the capital controls have remained the same for the past few years. I guess not?