Our Road Trip (Honeymoon)

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Day Fifteen - Cochrane and beyond

4th Mar 2016

On leaving Puerto Rio Tranquilo we picked up a couple of hitch hikers from France & Sweden and dropped then off at the road crossing in 'Cruce El Maitén' before continuing south to the small town of Cochrane....

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Day Fourteen - Towards Ventisquero Exploradores

3rd Mar 2016

According to our guide book, about an hour down the road we would find the viewing platform for the Ventisquero Exploradores Glacier...

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Day Thirteen - marble caves in Puerto Rio Tranquilo

2nd Mar 2016

In the afternoon we took the boat trip to see the marble caves eroded by the water of the General Carrera Lake...

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Day Twelve - General Carrera Lake

1st Mar 2016

Due to road improvements/construction the section of road south of Villa Cerro Castillo is closed in the afternoons as they use dynamite to blast a more direct route through the mountains...

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Day Eleven - Cerro Castillo: Part Two

29th Feb 2016

We woke early to a cold morning but with the mountain peaks covered in a warm golden glow from the morning sun. We set off just as the other trekkers were just crawling out of their sleeping bags...

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Day ten ~ Cerro Castillo Trek: Part One

28th Feb 2016

At 8:15am we were on the roadside on the edge of the tiny village of Villa Cerro Castillo trying to hitchhike to the start of the trekking trail....

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Day Nine - to Coyhaique & Villa Cerro Castillo

27th Feb 2016

We woke to yet more heavy rain but enjoyed a dry night thanks to the cover from the quincho. We had planned a trip to the beach but the lack of sun and the cold wind helped us change our minds....

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Day Eight - Puerto Cisnes to Puerto Aysén

26th Feb 2016

A wet morning walk around Puerto Cisnes took us all of about 30 minutes; we then header round the coast road....

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Day Seven - Aysén Region

25th Feb 2016

It rained through the night and continued most of the day! We cancelled our planned walk to the viewpoint on the beach and set off midmorning back along the road to La Junta...

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Day Six - Raúl Marín Balmaceda

24th Feb 2016

We watched the sun rise over the Michinmahuida volcano as we ate breakfast then packed up our tent and walked the 3 km's down the gravel road back to the car....

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