Travel Blogs from Ushuaia
... warm the air. After a hearty back-of-the-van cooked breakfast of cheesy egg omelets and toast for some, and for others, coconut, raisin and peanut oatmeal, along with several cups of coffee, we were now officially out of any prohibited food items as we crossed the border, yet again, from Chilean Tierra Del Fuego to the Argentinian side of the Island.
We made this crossing, our third with the van, at San Sebastián, where no one seemed to care one bit about what we ...
... four hours. We were dropped off close to the pier and we walked up to the main street. San Martin Street for a quick look. This seems a lively place with many small shops and cafes. It was getting cold and dark by 7pm so we walked back to the ship with the icy wind cutting through our jackets.
That night there was a long line up for dinner because everyone had ben out and were trying to grt a table at the same time but the very friendly staff did their best and we were fed ...
... for beavers in Argentina... On the hike i heard something rustling in the bushes and I stopped to see a rabbit hiding under some scrub. I tried to snap a picture but he ran off pretty quickly. Just a little further along the trail we could see the very obvious paths where beavers have been before. The trail of destruction they leave is mind blowing. The tree trunk of hundreds of trees have been cut very meticulously and moved (in some cases) about 100 metres to their dam. ...
... them, boulder hopping up rocky moraines, the Sherlock Holmes stories we shared in our tent, the meals and how we ate like kings even while other trekkers survived on bread, tuna, and ramen noodles, the big reveal as we round a bend, clear a tree line, or make it to the top.
But no, I haven't quite blocked out the numb toes from cold mud seeping through the huge holes in my shoes every step, the sleepless nights because I'm shivering too much, the windburn on my ...
... up our water bottles along the way. This proved invaluable over the next few days.
Given Rach was heading home on the second day we decided to start the trek from West to East. This meant that we would be journeying to the Towers of Paine (Torres del Paine) first which in hindsight may not have been the best option as it was mostly uphill and we ...
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