Diego de Almagro Punta Arenas
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The race started in the dark at 5 am. It was cold. I could hear them cheering at the starting line from my hotel room. I was still warm in my bed! It was a long hard race for Reed, but he finished. He is very happy. He is also very sore!
Today was the second marathon in 5 days for Reed and Richard. Started in the dark at 5am. The winds can be brutal, but less early morning- so off they went. Richard breezed through another ultra-marathon, and Reed worked through a muscle injury to finish the race. Everyone was exhausted from the runs. Made the local paper again!
Arrived around noon and although it's cloudy, the temperature is perfect! Not too hot and not to cold. Reed learned that the Antarctic race is tomorrow. Starts at 3:30 am, so he's catching some zzzzz's. I'm excited too, because I was asked to come along and help with the race! Hadn't packed for that, so I'm hobbling together enough layers to keep warm ...life is good!
We flew here this morning and now we are seeing the ocean. Our hotel is across the street from the ocean! So many people come here to hike in Patagonia, or the Andes mountains. No McDonalds! Can you believe that? Reed and I will get on a plane at 1:00am tomorrow. We are going to the Antarctic and Reed will run a marathon. I get to go and help with …
Today, we took a 5 hr bus ride to Punta Arenas, where we would be staying for the night.
We arrived in Punta Arenas at roughly 1pm, dropped off our things at our amazing hotel - Diego de Almagro, and then headed straight to lunch.
Guido took us to this amazing sandwich place called Lomits. It was delicious. I ordered the Complete …
How has this hotel rated in the past?
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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