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... different pastry. They didn't look particularly big but they were filling, Maria had to give the last bit of hers to David.
After our feed, we walked to Mirador Bandurrias. It was quite a bit of uphill on paths in woods at the edge of the lake. It only too about 45 minutes to reach the lookout and we were rewarded with nice views, despite the clouds, of the lake, the town and the snowy mountains beyond. We met the English couple, Anthony and Chris from yesterday's ...
... and is only going to grow. The rangers were helpful and said we should walk another 1km up to a few local houses and see if anyone was heading to town or if not they could get us a cab. We walked up to the few houses but didn’t have any luck so we retreated to the ranger station just in time. It had already been raining and we were wet but the next burst of rain and wind was just plain crazy. We waited in the warm for an hour and a half ...
... hike. A lady at a tourist agency told me yesterday that it was about a 12 k circuit but seemed slightly wary when I suggested that I could do it on foot and skip the bicycle. After and hour or so of hiking uphill I saw a sign that indicated that San Martín, the town, was another 16 k away!! I must have hiked 25 k in total because I took a quick 2 k detour to the Catitre beach. Needless to say I am now a bit ...
... atop my bed, out the window, slid down a
steep section of tin roof and climbed up another until she reached the 2nd
I had to climb out on the thin roof myself and call her back
in. As she hopped over the wall of the terrace, she tried happily greeting me,
on a steeply sloped roof, while she was sliding down! It took both Joaquin and
myself to push and pull her back into our ...
... it was perfect. He did have one very wet slip which brought home to him how cold the lakes are, being fed by snow-melt from the Andes. After his fall he bought a stick for wading; a lesson learnt.
Driving around the national parks we were again reminded of our travels in Australia when we had to ford running streams. We heard and saw birds including the ...