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Saturday 1 dec Torres del Paine ( Chile ) to Rio Grande ( Argentina ). Trip 660 km. Total 16.036 km The last 40 km to our hotel in Torres del Paine went over gravel and today the continuation is the same. This time for 80 km. Constanly you hear gravel , which it launched from the tires, smashing against something at the underside of the car. The sounds comes from everywhere either front or back and one wonders what will be hit this time. When we reach ...
Got up very early and drove to the Chilean border. Upon arrival the line was alredy 100 meters long, outside! Gylls got through in less than an hour when everybody else took about 3 hrs!
Leave it up to Gylls!
When we left all of the bikers were still standing in line, outside, in the cold wind. A few made comments as we drove by ......... :)
Continued the road all the way ...
... lemons, potatoes, avocadoes, and cheese from you but not milk.
The rules are completely unintelligible even with our advanced Spanish, so you just let a woman into your car and she takes what she wants.
I was extremely disturbed to read while we were waiting a special poster which appeared to ban the importation of semen into Chile. Janet too was amused, if not a little worried and using my new found fluency I asked the customs ...
... and after taking an age to check in, we found the hostel to be great.
We had been bumped up to a very spacious 4 bed dorm and it had all the amenities that you would want, kitchen, TV room with massive flat-screen TV, free breakfast (that included eggs), really nice bathrooms and some great social spaces that included a huge social room on the top floor overlooking the harbour, perfect, we were sure we would be very happy here for a few days chilling ...
A backdrop of undulating hills breaks the routine of the now grassy pampas. Flash homesteads too. Oil and gas fields to be seen all the way.
We hit Rio Grande about 4pm, established ourselves at Hotel Atlantida and went for a very brisk walk. (-2*).
We always stay at hotels with secure carparks - that usually ensures us a good nights sleep.
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