site.btaDay 73: Sv. Sv. Kiril i Metodii Arrives at Punta Arenas
The Bulgarian naval research vessel Sv. Sv. Kiril i Metodii (RSV 421) has arrived at the Chilean port of Punta Arenas, docking at the pier at 08:00 hrs local time (13:00 hrs Bulgarian time) on March 9.
RSV 421 was guided through the Strait of Magellan to port with the help of three local pilots and two tugs. In Punta Arenas, RSV 421 will leave the last group of 26 explorers of the 31st Bulgarian Antarctic Expedition and seven Spanish explorers from the Juan Carlos I Antarctic Base, which is situated close to the St Kliment Ohridski Bulgarian Antarctic Base on Livingston Island.
Sv. Sv. Kiril i Metodii is scheduled to sail for Mar del Plata, Argentina, on March 11.
BTA's Daily News editor Konstantin Karagyozov is the only member of the media who is travelling on board the ship to Livingston Island and back, and covered the Bulgarian expedition on site throughout the stay in Antarctica.
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