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- Continental Breakfast
- Airport Transportation
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- Minbar in room
- Hot tub
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... Chile boasts 'Torres del Paine' Argentina boasts 'Mount Fitzroy and Cerro Torro'. The two areas share similar geology, fauna and flora. The towers with their grey and orange granite towers dominate the skyline, beech tree forests paint a palate of bright green on the mountain slopes and valleys and animals that make the forests their home include deer, condor, swallows, finches and numerous other birds.
However that's where the similarities end. Torres del Paine ...
I really enjoy horseback riding and try to take the chance to ride whenever I can. Nevertheless, often when it is part of a group, it is a very slow trail ride. Even though this is great, I'd like to go at least at a trot sometimes. Thus, we were given the option of doing horseback riding while in El Chalten. A few people choose to do the beginner ride but four of us hired our own guide so that we could go at a bit faster pace. Although I do have some ...
... the glacier and a waterfall with the glacial runoff going into the lake. After about two and a half hours we hit the most difficult part of the trek. It was a steep uphill climb for just over an hour. Of course when you just think you are at the top, you go around a bend and realize that you have another 100 metres to climb up. In the end though it was worth the climb as we were given great views of Fitz Roy, despite a few of the spires being hidden behind clouds. As ...
... but cold so I headed back down. Struggled a bit on steep parts right at top trying not to fall over! Feet getting sore too. Can definitely feel blister coming back in same place! Tried to get down relatively quickly - was aiming for 5 so just over 8 hours hiking in total. Was 22km there and back. Got back to hostel and questioned reception lots then I lugged my stuff to other hostel. Tried to investigate about laundry and buses and laundry said they could do ...
... to be seen again) from the wind gusts!!! Olwyn made it to the top, but again really windy, so she and her guide couldn’t stay long for viewing.
Perhaps arriving later in the day, allowed for the wind to die down during my ascent. Although still windy, and my new prescription glasses safely in my backpack, I made it to the top in just over an hour….and WOW - what a rewarding view! The climb was so worth ...