Port Stanley

Yep, we are still on the Falkland Islands. Before we set sail towards South Georgia, there was Port Stanley waiting to be explored.Stanley

Here is a link to the wikipedia article. It is a small town with some charming features.tree Even if the street names might seem questionable. Everything is colourful, and often rather quirky.hedge yellow house

There are remnants of wildlife around.bones

One can also spot remnants of ships.wreck

Or technology from the ancient days.telephones

Everybody seems to drive an SUV.street And down at the harbour we spotted the real wildlife – a Rock Shag and a tern (could be a Southamerican Tern).shag and tern

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2 thoughts on “Port Stanley

  1. The remnants of wildlife are the jawbones of whales, aren’t they? There’s an arch like that as you enter the Meadows in Edinburgh, at Jawbone Walk.

    • Yes, they are whale bones. Whaling was a big industry in this part of world, but there has been done very little so far to commemorate the victims of this slaughter. There’ll be more on this in the posts about South Georgia.

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