Hosteria Posta Sur
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... myself and my clothes clean and my electric batteries charged. I did not feel charged myself, but had enjoyed a few days off the bike.
It is a mite under 300k to El Calafate in Argentina, over a pass and taking a ripio shortcut. I would have some tailwind and some in my face. The route is known for a lack of services and boring pampa. I was planning on 3 days, which seemed about right given the potential for wind.
The first morning was a dream, up a shallow but ...
... lunch where I hung out with a couple of American (the good type) expats who were living in Peru and holidaying in Argentina we went via boat and bus to the main view point of the glacier where they have a series of boardwalks to get a good view. Here I sat and watched huge chunks of ice fall off the glacier into the water. This didn't happen often and there was now way of predicting when it would happen apart from the deep rumble as the ice cracked off the front ...
... a new high. Shame my ability didn't reach that same level.
We were feeling quite mellow and not a little satisfied with our choice of activities as we sailed close to the impressive glacier's snout on our way back to the waiting coach.
Instead of turning right to head back to El Calafate, the bus turned uphill back towards the glacier. The summit of this road revealed why we had paid the equivalent do $45 to enter the park. We were greeted ...
... 22 November
We woke to light rain on the tents. Fortunately we had a shelter for eating breakfast. After fuelling the bodies, we headed off about 9, still with a bit of drizzle falling. While in the beech forest we hardly noticed the rain. We headed back the way we'd come for a couple of hours and by then the sun came out. Yay!! While ducking under a branch, Glenda snagged a foot and took a ...
... the pros and cons of the Torres del Paine W Trek.
After a couple of drinks, we took a walk down the main drag to find a restaurant for dinner and ended up near the end of the street at Maca, which seemed to specialise in grilled meat. We shared some morcilla (blood sausage) for starters, for mains David ordered the lamb cooked whole over the wood fire while Maria stuck with a standard steak. The meal was served at the table on a ...