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... really nice. Then we took some photos in square and walked round sorting stuff. Got her to help me in chemist but they didn't really help. She bought stuff for hike then went for yummy raspberry juice she had coffee. I had no idea that Simon watt leaving Mattel! Arranged to meet her in hour she a half at 8. Paid hostel and msged Simon and loaded photos to Facebook. Nikky had msged and going to be in same hostel which is cool. ...
Hike: 11.6km (4hrs)
Another beautiful hike along the edge of the lake with views of the glaciar to look back on.
Gently up for around 90mins, then downhill after that with only a couple of steep sections.
Day 7: rest day at Grande
Day 8: The boat leaves at 12:30 to cross the lake back to the connecting bus to return you to Puerto Natales. We finally arrived at our hostel at 4:30pm
... was disappointing. All day the whole time thing had me really confused. Before the time change, we were 4 hours ahead of everyone back home. And then Saturday night they "sprung ahead" an hour and we fell back an hour but there was a 3 hour time difference. Not the 2 it should be.... It didn't make any sense. Well then I figured it out... Our phones aren't connected to a network as we suspended them before we left, so they don't update the time automatically. So we've been ...
... of Glacier Grey and surrounding mountains.
Four and a half days walking to cover some 70 km. Fit again! Our choice to walk the circuit anti clockwise seemed to have some advantages; the climb is more gradual and the scenery gets better as you go. The opposite direction climbs brutally from Refugio Grey to the pass.
Di is done walking for now and says the next exercise will be mountain biking!!!
Back to Puerto Natales for 2 days rest, recovery, ...
... We collapsed behind an old tin shed for a biscuit stop, utterly exhausted. We'd had enough and said if a pickup comes in the next ten minutes we'd thumb it. One did come, but was full, so off we went again. Plenty of heavy rain showers passed and one painful hailstorm. Eventually we reached a turning on to a slightly more southerly course, this coincided with us dropping into a slightly more sheltered valley which made things a bit easier and we picked up the pace to ...