All packed up and ready to go, its nice to be able to get a good shower in the morning and then head onto the truck for 9am departure. Next stop is El Calafate, with a quick stop on the way at this strange little museum/cafe, basically lots of fossil rocks from dinosaurs although could … More Road to El Calafete
A good night sleep under my belt and I am keen for hiking, this is a trial run for W-Trek so lets hope it goes well. I head out to get food for snacks and lunch to a nearby Panaderia, a nice selection of empanada’s and a little sweet pastry treat and a large water. … More El Chalten – Laguna de Los Tres
Today is a long day of driving, 500km to El Chalten. That is basically it really, its a very hot day too at about 30C and sunshine. We do the usual breakfast, de-camp, luggage put away and are soon ready to get on the road bright and early. I basically sleep most of the way, … More Another long road to El Chalten
We get up and the sunrise is amazing, the sky is on fire and the ice palace is in full view and there is no wind and finally its warm again. We get breakfast started up and cook up yet more sausage and eggs, everything is efficient now and done in such a timely way … More Bush Camp…. hmmmm!
We get up to make breakfast as “cook group 2” are now up and running, and we plan on treating the crew with some cooked food. Plastic sausages and fried eggs!! To accompany the usual oats, cereals and fruits. I treated myself to some granola which I bought and a yoghurt, but on putting the … More Cerro Castillo NR
Another early start packing up the tents, getting breakfast, packing the bags back on the bus. This is our routine most days on the trip and after a while we get used to it. My bag however is getting somewhat battered as its always the one at the bottom of the pile, I just hope … More Hanging Glacier Walk to el Rancho
Overnight was stormy and rainy, and so getting up everything is pretty wet and my swimming costume still hasn’t dried out from the previous days kayaking so that last thing I want on a freezing morning is to put wet clothes on. Breakfast is put up early, and we tuck into that and not long … More Futaleufu – White water rafting