Hotel Parque Quilquico
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... flat, without any waves what so ever. We learned later from one of the guides that they were Magellanic penguins. Once it was nearing lunch time we suddenly saw a pod of dolphins. There were four or five and they came to play. They must have had sufficient fish to eat as they weren't hunting. They came in close to the bow and swam from one side of the boat to the other in the bow wave. Some times they swam further away and then leapt from ...
... would not be nice. Our hotel for the two nights is on stilts looking out over salt flats and the ocean, very nice and comfortable. Since we have been training for our hikes in the mountains and the desert by over eating and sitting quietly and reading mostly, today we need to do some walking to start to get back to our Florida level of activity. It's been over 2 weeks since we did a thousand steps let alone 10,000. Not exactly the best way to prepare for high ...
... It turned out I was the one buying the bottle and he probably just wanted a drink, but anyway. We visited a national park on the coast and the weather changed from boiling sun in the village to thick, low cloud in the park about 30 kilometres away. We collected loads of blackberries for breakfast-people don't seem to be bothered about picking blackberries as on most paths the bushes are full of them-it's not as though you have to go outbid your way to find them. On our ...
and we were soon arrived in Quellon.
Had dinner at a small, welcoming restaurant
and had papa fritas and pollo de mustaza. Not bad.
Onto the awaiting buses which took us to
the ship “Austral Naviera”. Found a seat even though our tickets had numero
cero (0). And attempted sleep. Off to
... easy or not it was going to be to get back before the ship sailed. However we have found that taking public transport is one of the best ways to really get to see local life and whenever we get the opportunity, we give it a shot.
We are so pleased we did! The bus took us through some of the inland reaches of the island which in its entirety spans a north to south distance of about 190km. We passed farmland, grazing cattle, small villages and ...