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attaching a few photos of leaving Esquel, arriving in Buenos Aires On our way to El Calafate, I know that's sounds a bit of a long way round, but it was the only way to get here! and from tomorrow hopefully a few,pics of the Perito Moreno glacier!
... with weather conditions favouring us, then pilot chose to take a circuitous route over the glacier, circling around to give passengers on both sides of the plane good views. Awe-inspiring and gob-smacking are terms that don't do justice to the experience of seeing this amazing ice formation from thousands of feet above. It brought tears to our eyes and spontaneous applause from the passengers. On landing in Calafate we were very excited about the ...
... but I declined as the door did not close properly and there was space for two to sleep - I do not like sharing with strangers. So I camped in Chino's yard, which turned out to be a chicken run. If I die of bird flu, we will know why.
I made the mistake of asking Chino if the gas station sold beer. It did not, but Chino could spare me one later. I ate in my tent and at 9.30 went to ask Chino for water before turning in. It turned out, this was Chino's birthday party and ...
... the next 3 days to ensure everyone stays safe and enjoys themselves.
Matias and Merlin cooked up a delicious pasta dinner and Carol taught us a song to sing to honour their efforts. We all headed off to bed hoping for improved weather for tomorrow.
Sunday 23 November
A small shower of rain in the early hours worried us a bit, as did the fact that all the towers of Fitz Roy were covered in ...
... the traditional way for dinner. All in all the day wasn't wasted and after some trepidation about the 4x4 everything worked out well. Wednesday 26th The wind had dropped enough today to allow us to take the boat to the ice face of both Upsala and Spegazzini glaciers. Our catamaran passed enormous icebergs that have fallen off the face of the glacier, the beautiful blue is amazing. The ice sheet looked like pale blue frosted icing. Thursday back to ...