Arco De Las Cuevas
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We were up early to find a crystal blue sky and mountain views that were 2nd to none. It was quite cold in the refuge and it took some time to boil water for coffee due to the altitude.
We headed out across the broken drive and rail way track that had been abandoned in 1977 after the close call war between Chile ...
That night we stayed at a very rustic refuge in the old railway town
of Las Cuevas village almost a ghost town. The town was thriving up
until 1977 but then the near war between Chile and Argentina closed the
railway that went from Mendoza thru the Andes to Santiago Chile. A
major trade route that took over 20 years to build has been closed ever
since. Now thousands of trucks travel this route ...
Today was a sad day as we left our awesome B&B Omama just out side of Mendoza on a beautiful river and gave last hugs to Meike our amazing host. We will never forget this great spot and friendship we have.
We were picked up at 9:00 am by Daniel and Pedro and headed to the Aconcagua National Park, which took several hours on the route from Argentina to Chile over the high mountain passes. The drive was out of this world and ...
... of better choices. The hotel proudly advertises in the hallway that in 1936 a certain 17-year old actress by the name of Eva Duarte stayed there for a month. Unfortunately it seems that to preserve the authenticity of the place and its historic value the management probably did not change the carpeting, the plumbing or the coat of paint since the times of the young Evita. Which means early morning next day I'm changing ...
...I (and the tent) survive a very windy night and what happens to be a minor hailstorm. ...I meet my first mouse while cooking breakfast in the tent vestibule. Luckily no food in the tent. ...I make another attempt to carry part of my stuff to one of the high camps (Nido at 5.550) and would normally have succeeded but for a sudden whiteout that ...