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... wrong again, no hitch again! 2.30 came around and we got on the bus and drove through some amazing scenery and ended up in Futaleufu. The sun shining, this little town is nestled between these amazing mountains, we had a good feeling. We checked into this amazing hospedaje that was like a home away from home, burning fires, lovely Eva who owns it, homemade jam and a lovely live in guest, Caitlyn from Canada. The last 12 hours were soon to be forgotten. Caitlyn took us ...
there are more gaps than information in this blog but today has to be recorded! We have spent a wonderful morning with Lizzie Freeman, who is an amazing 95yr old and is the lady standing to the right of Pop in the picture we've been working from. She is one of the great granddaughters of Robert J Roberts! ...
... fun it was. It was totally different to Australia as this water was mental. A few times I thought we were going to go in, we had to do a test first and make sure you can get your buddy out of the water. The water was freezing!!! So cold and we were in wet suits, helmets, rash vest and life vest. So many clothing!!
Half way through we stopped and most of the group went to a top of a hill ...
... then. But we made do. We even managed to make a meal in their terribly equipped kitchen (they had only one pan, no knives, chopping boards, plates, cups, or cutlery of any description). I think the lowlight of my day came when I finally got a chance to have a shower. I psyched myself up for having a nice hot stress-relieving shower, only to have the opposite. The shower was built for midgets (my head touched the roof and the shower head only came up to my chest) and ...
... as this is one of my favourite places I've ever been to, but Futaleufu is paradise! It's a cosy little village nestled in a valley hugged by lush forested mountains and crystal clear rivers. Not just any rivers though! Oooooh no, it's home to the dazzlingly turquoise and wild Futaleufu River. Experts rate it's class 5 rapids as within the top 3 on the globe! How some people pass through here without donning a wetsuit for a day, goodness me, I'll never know. Advised by a ...