Hosteria El Pionero
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... the hassle of lugging all this winter kit around scorched Patagonia for the last 3 weeks was to be smugly rewarded.
A slight issue was that the ezi-pak light-weight waterproof trousers (possibly my late mother’s) didn't quite meet the BSI impermeability standard. And my ordinary trousers were already soaked anyway. So I gambled on receiving a calorific benefit from the dual-trouser arrangement of wearing both.
... sweat and tears
The joy you brought to my life is immeasurable
The journey you put me through
Recreated who I am now
And on that very last day that I gazed at your captivating beauty
I knew right there and then
There was no parting between us
Memories of you will linger
Now and always.
... to the WCs.
We set off for Puerto Natales for fuel and back to Punta Arenas for a night at an out of the way Delightful B&B in the woods with our host Mauricio and his Mom. They were charming hosts. Mauricio spoke very good English and chatted to us for quite a while over lovely hot tea.We were their last guests of the season. Temps dropped to freezing, we drove through a blizzard on our way there. I slept in track pants, a turtle neck and a ...
... Gray back through the exposed mirador section with crazy strong winds. The highlight was actually the French Valley on Day 3, not just because we left our packs at the bottom and walked with ease up the valley, but the scenery all along that section is stunning, massive contrast from either side, the snow covered black mountains on one, the impending sheer big walls on the other, stunning! This scenery had set a benchmark, which was going to be hard to beat! ...
... set about putting the tent up, getting some soup on the go to warm us up, then cooked some rice pack for tea, deciding we were going to go for Torres and take as many opportunities as we could to see the Torres. Over cooking we chatted to quite a few others who had the same idea, roughly around the same time, we headed up just with camera, warm clothes head torch, and water to see the headline act.
After some rest and less load I felt a lot better, but we ...