La Tour D'Argent
Travel Blogs from Esquel
Puerto Natales had become our ´home away from home´, temporarily at least. The days after Torres del Paine were spent catching up on domestic stuff (like the washing) and cooking REAL food again.
Our wedding anniversary had been spent in Torres and dinner had been one of the freeze dried meals we had brought from NZ. So in Ñatales we took the venue suggestion from Octavio and headed out for ...
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In the end eventhough I didn't get to meet any Welshmen in Trevelin which was started by the Welsh, I settled for something close enough, at least in my opinion. The next morning myself, Funny (yes thats her name) and Tonio, headed towards our new destinación,Futaleufú, Chile.
France has never been so close to Wales. Never.
... and mash for the kids and a very good seafood soup for dad – Once again we had crossed the Andes.
Day 41 – 10 November 2012
Looking forward to recceing the Rio Baker from the back seat, mummy drove and daddy stuck his head out and ogled at the turquoise blue waters of the mighty Rio Baker. 20 years ago when I was last kayaking in Chile, the Baker was considered the ultimate wilderness expedition, involving tremendous ...
... changes. The perfectly clean and picturesque main town gives way to this large expanse of dirt street suburbia full of ****** houses, old car bodies and trash. An ugly ugly place made uglier by a nearby rubbish dump where the locals have lazily piled mountains of trash along the fence.
The bus ride to El Bolson was only a couple of hours and through much of the same scenic landscape that I visited the day before. El Bolson is a little ...
... grow about a centimeter every 20 years. Since the
rings are so close together, the wood is very strong and so the species
was almost cut to extinction, which is why the park exists). We camped
there for 2 nights next to this river that had some of the clearest
water I´ve ever seen, it was so pretty. We met 2 Israeli girls that we
did a hike with (there are a lot of Israeli´s here! The thing to do ...