Hostel de las Manos
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We have not been able to persuade Dick to stay. He must go back to his patients. We have to put him on the plane in Buenos Aires on monday 6th of April. That gives us six days to get there, about 3.200 km from Ushuaia. We want to treat him to a hot night in the city to make him feel really sorry he is leaving us. So we need to drive over 600 km each day for the coming five days. The first day we only do 250 or so. Les's car has its first tyre problem. A sharp piece ...
... there are steep curves every so often, always to negotiate with a truck coming fast in the opposite direction. The land is also dissected by numerous rivers and small lakes giving a home to large amounts of wildlife particularly birds, on a few occasions today we saw Flamingos wading in the water. All along the road Guanaco herds are grazing. The bike seems to spook them as we pass so far they have run the opposite way. Although ...
... looked an olive green colour as we went towards the glacier and then on our return it was a definite grey, hence the name. It took us about 1 hour to return. It was now 18.30 and time to head back to the hotel. There were about 10 people from our Antarctic cruise doing a similar excursion so we ran into them a few times and then they were on the same glacier cruise so we were able to catch up on what they had been doing. They are ...