Diego de Almagro Punta Arenas
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Free Breakfast (amazing). Great facilities. Big rooms. What more could you ask for! Definitely what I needed after camping for a few days.
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... a long way from town.)
We drove back through Punta Arenas and then headed down the Ruta 9 - this route is the southern most Ruta National on the American continent. It finishes at Faro san Isidro, a lighthouse, a few miles short of Cabo Froward or Cape Froward, which is the southernmost point on the American mainland. Originally we thought we might drive all the way down, but wimped out when the road became flooded ...
... and we didn't see much as it was raining and the mud from the road coated the windows!
Unfortunately the flight was delayed so we had a very boring time sitting in the departure lounge. We finally left at about 3.30pm. There was a bit of turbulence along the way but apart from that the flight was fine and we landed at just after 5pm. ...
... this morning and the wifi in the hostel was working for a couple of hours, so I got to talk to Ryan and Laura and we made our decision around 10am that we are definitely going to go. We paid Laura end the trip is officially booked for us. Very exciting!
I then went back to the cafe from yesterday and used their wifi to talk to Ryan about flights and get that all sorted. Ryan is leaving from JFK on the 8th, to ...
... fee for entering Argentina. You have to buy it online. Confused and frustrated to no end, I followed the man back into the office and grabbed Natalie along the way. We had to pay $160 dollars on the spot for a 10 year visa to enter Argentina, with our credit card, before we got to the border because apparently they don't accept cash payments at the border. Only online. That was our first taste of Argentina, and it didn't bode ...