to Calafate

The day’s track
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Climbers will know what I came to Chalten to see. But first, it had snowed overnight. This was slightly worrying as I have further south to go, and one more low pass ahead. It’s late in the season and although I’m sure there are other bikes behind me, I only know of one
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Early, it’s beautiful over Chalten
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To the south
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And that’s Cerro Torre! Fitzroy never appears
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The sun catches it. Click this photo
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El Chalten is a small village with an outdoor bent
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A last look back at the town before I leave
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To the gas station. A converted container or two
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Snow on the hills lower down
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The lake and the Andes behind
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A long uneventful paved road with few features except this. Very coldP1020471

The river
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If you look carefully you can see the road weaving across the landscape here
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A giant river, glacial blue
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Into Calafate for a long rest
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Saludos
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