Hosteria Patagonia Jarke
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... trails were their isolation, allowing Gareth and I to spend quality time together and their sense of peace and tranquality.
Most of the walks took us through old growth lenga forest which allowed ample opportunity for wildlife spotting.
We did pretty well, getting up close to the upland goose ( male and female), ducks, green and red Austral parakeets and a red headed Magellanic woodpecker who was diligently hammering away at the tree trunk looking for ...
... experience the beauty of the place when it puts on its white coat of snow.
After breakfast we walk the dogs. It is their first time in the snow (except for a few minutes in a vista point in Calafate). Biela seems right in her element (and perfectly camouflaged) while Manly runs around and discovers ...
... What have I done to deserve this? I’m trying to be healthy and all this exercise is bad for my health!!!! Ah well,if it comes to it, I’ll have to chop my leg off. At least I have another one!!!
Went to the shop and got my chocolate. Oh my god, Emma was right, these chocolates are amazing. They have loads of chocolate shops in town, but mostly they are touristy so not so good. These ones are amazing. I spent about ...
... well. The hostel was brilliant, and I could use the frequent days of stormy weather to rest guilt-free. While in the area I paid a visit to the Tierra del Fuego NP and also climbed the mountains behind the town. Glaciar Martial wasn't much more than an ice cube by world standards, but the view from the top of the range really was amazing. Hopefully the photos do it justice.
[297 days on the road]
... take photos of Mount Olivia through the front windscreen. It was hilarious.
By around 6pm, we finally arrived back to Ushuaia. I was so tired (mainly from lack of sleep and odd sleeping patterns), I headed straight back to the hotel, while John and Janet headed out for a beer.
As dinner was at 8pm, I took the chance to have a good nap.
When we all met in the lobby at 8pm, we proceeded to go up to the ...