- Airport Transportation
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- Hot tub
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... speeds) but also by an unbelievable and sometimes frightening tailwind. After Matt got a puncture on the tyre he bought a few weeks ago (versus the one he's ridden on for 6,000 miles which has never got a puncture - so very annoying), we chucked down some budin smothered in dulce de leche, and made it to town by 8.15pm. The wind here is more traditionally Patagonian, and we had an entertaining time putting the tent up, ...
... for the really exciting bit! The end of the 4 x 4 trail, a sign to say we were back in Argentina (no mans land for the last 18km) and the start of the section of signal track we had heard so much about. Chatting to people coming the other way we heard all sorts, from 'the worst experience ever' to 'the best ride of my life'. I was excited! It started off as a nice flowing single track, thick bushes either side, just wide enough to fit your panniers through. Wonder off course slightly ...
... mobile phones and putting on their seatbelts, he also acts as a patient for the medical students who need to practice their examination techniques! It was raining but we all took the bus and boat and arrived at the face of the glacier, quite impressive, then to the side where we climbed off the boat and traversed a large area of rocks which were wet and running with water in places to reach the side of the glacier. The guide evidently decided I was a risk so made sure I was ...
... barely get up from the table about an hour later. I had agreed to go to the mate presentation put on by the staff of the estancia who taught us all about mate (the tea that all Argentinians are addicted to) and I actually learned quite a bit. The tea was bitter and strong and we had to pass it around until each person had emptied the mug of liquor, kind of like another strong and bitter herbal that is passed from person to person. (If you donīt know what ...
... that only has a few tables outside and order some simple food, crazy wind comes. So we eat very quickly and go back to the hostel to sleep.
Friday 2nd January
El Chalten is nicknamed the Argentinian capital of hiking and there are a number of hikes one can do in the area. All are well looked after and sign posted, so you don't need a guide.
We decided that on the first full day while we still have energy we should go for the most ...