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Argentina, part III

I left my story about my trips in Argentina a bit halfway… Sorry about that! I was too busy doing things than blogging about them! In any case, here I am again. The trek around Estancia Cristina was incredible. I’ve never walked as much as these past weeks, but I have definitely discovered a love for walking around in the wild. With scenery like this, you’ve got to love the outdoors: Upsala Glacier As you can imagine, I don’t get to see this in London! We walked for many hours, and had lunch at a viewpoint on top of a hill. We were really tired and our clothes were full of burr seeds! It was quite painful to try to get them off! That was my last day in El Calafate, and it was worth it every second of it. The next day, I didn’t want to leave, even though I was finally going to see my friend for a few days. Back in Buenos Aires, I had a great time as well with my …

Argentina, part I

I am in Ushuaia, Argentina. I am loving it here! I arrived on Monday, after 2 hours delay… The plane’s nose wheel got stuck in a 90 degrees position, so we couldn’t take off. They gave us another plane and we left. Now, not sure if you’ve ever travelled to Ushuaia, but basically, the runway is like a mini version of a real one. It’s on a small strip of land, and it pretty much starts and ends in water. I got in safe though (phew!) Yesterday, or Monday, I had a boat trip booked on the Beagle Channel. It was nice and fun. I got on well with the captain and the crew, and they even shared their mate with me! I got an Argentine flag as a souvenir at the end of it: I have now to take a picture of it, somewhere in the world, and send it to them. Sounds fun! Today, I had a trekking and canoeing booked. It was a full day trip and it was so much fun! …