So we did a couple of really long bus journeys, 38 hours to Buenos Aires and 28 hours more to Puerto Iguazu to position us for a day out at the biggest waterfalls in South America.
This also took us from 4 degrees and windy to 35 degrees and baking hot. Suddenly more than half the clothes we are carrying are superfluous and we will be buying sun cream every day.
The park was a really good day. Incredibly hot, but actually was a whole day of fun. Different circuits to walk around, plus monkeys and coaties just hanging out.
And a couple of mid afternoon rainbows
And this is the famous devil’s throat, one of the widest drops in the world
Punta Arenas is a town where they sometimes tie rope to the streetlights so you have something to hold onto when the wind blows. It is cold, and a little bleak. Lots of people only come as they pass through from Ushuaia to Puerto Natales. We came specifically as there is a large colony of Magallenic penguins a boat ride away. And we both think that a waddling penguin is one of the best things in life (egg would put it differently but the feeling is the same).
That being said….
Only other thing of note (seriously) is Arturo, the stylish hostel dog. I really like him. Today he is wearing a tartan blazer. I know, I know, tartan in the summer is insane, but he pulls it off.