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Finding ourselves almost halfway through our time in Colombia it was time to do some of the adventure activities we had put off in Ecuador in order to get to Colombia quicker. So what better place to do it than San Gil, heralded as Colombia´s adventure capital. Rafting, kyacking, paragliding, hiking, caving, swimming - you name and it and you can …
As an old Yamana proverb goes "There is no easy way to reach Tierra del Fuego"! You think you just jump into the plane, watch some **** movies, sleep a bit, and when you wake up you are there. And you feel that it's spoiled what supposed to be an adventurous trip to the end of the world. Ha! Alitalia was fortunately there to keep the old proverb …
... at the ferry crossing at around 11am.
This was the shortest point between mainland Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego and so was the most convenient place to cross the Strait of Magellan.
It was with some trepidation that we boarded as the sea looked fairly rough but once underway the bulk of the ferry ( it was a truck ferry and open roofed so very sturdy) saw us safely accross in 20 minutes.
We were even able to spot dolphines in the water just prior ...
... dogs decided to walk with me the whole way there. I think it was trying to protect me which was quite cute. Everytime I stopped to take a photo it waited, lol. I then went for lunch at Azul restaurant...had tasty beef medallion, mashed potato etc. Nom nom, definitely my favourite Ushuaia meal!
Then at 3pm it was time for the boat tour in the Beagle Channel. Now, before we get to the boat, let's talk about the port of Ushuaia, which, as ...
... au chili. On recommence le stop juste apres la frontiére, Tiago a parlé avec 2 camionneurs Chilien qui ont dit oui mais 1 dans chaque camion, ils nous ont laisse au croisement pour Rio Grande, tout de suite un autre camionneur nous prend, on pense qu'il est très arrogant alors qu'il est un des plus sympa, il s'appelle Ruben, il a 62 ans et il nous ramène dans la route la plus douloureuse au monde, specialement pour moi qui était assise au milieu ou il n'y a ...
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