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... 360 degree views of the water and the mountains. On the way
up to the top the guide showed us the Aboriginal midden. The people who used to
live here were amazing. In this harsh climate they spent most of their time
nude and rubbed their bodies with seal and whale blubber to keep warm and
sailed in bark canoes that had a fire burning in them. We were served tea, hot
chocolate, biscuits and near the end of ...
... disembarkment for Wulaia bay which was until 1950 an entastia (cattle ranch). Now national park. We climbed up around 200 metres to overlook the bay and the ship anchored off shore. Ground was covered in snow and the trees loaded with snow like a winter scene postcard. Once descending back to the boat it began to snow – really nice without much wind just floating down on us – but once down to the dinghies the wind came up and snow was almost horizontal. At 7pm we ...
... other prisons of the world, Antarctica, Tierra del Fuego, history and expeditions of the region.
We walked up to Glacier Martial (slipping and sliding the whole way on the steep icy paths - Jill in particular, even with her walking poles!), where we were whipped by the wind and ice while taking the obligatory tourist photos before hastily skidding back down to the road to hitch-hike back to town.
Something that we had ...
... of year,the Autumn is so unpredictable and to really appreciate this type of landscape a bit of sunshine goes a long way and it is a hell of a long way to come from the UK to have the rain ruin things for you on key days. A tentative look at the window confirmed that indeed my Argentine hosts were going to give me a dry day and I had survived the night with my throat intact so things were looking up.
The mini bus arrived,and what do you know…… no ...
... tour to see some penguins but unfortunately the only tours left at 8am and our day didn't start until around 10am. We decided that it wasn't worth it to waste another whole day in this small Chilean town so it was back to the bus station to book yet another bus to Puerto Natales. Puerto Natales is the town all backpackers go to to rent camping equipment and transfer to Torres del Paine. Torres del Paine is one of the most famous ...