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
After quite a late night arriving and socialising in Bariloche, I head for the breakfast which is included in the accommodation. As seems to be the case its a pretty simple breakfast of cornflakes, toast and jam but I think its the first time I have actually had a cup of tea since we left … More Bariloche – Kite and Kayak
6am we are up, no hot water so sadly no shower this morning. I get food and notice that my avocado is gone!! the pitfalls of travelling with people and staying in hostels… they steal your food!! I get the bags down to the truck and we are all ready to go at 7am to … More Road to Bariloche
6am bright and early I am up and ready to go, and head to Aguaventura to get myself ready. I am wearing long trousers as recommended, a T-shirt and fleece and a waterproof jacket. Its pretty chilly this morning so the layers are good. I was expecting us to have to put on the other … More Pucón – Villerica Volcano