Rivers, Rapids & Glaciers, Part II

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Back to Argentina… again. A long drive and a simple border crossing before we were back into Argentina, we all know what this means by now but most importantly it’s cheaper than Chile. It’s hard to keep track of which of these 2 countries we are in, normally determined by food and whether we are eating noodles or steak, now it’s steak time! It’s funny how we compare passport stamps each time we cross into a new country, but this time was particularly bad.

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Crazy border crossing

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After an early start to make the border crossing into Argentina we arrived at 8.30am to get into the queue. We started to wait on the bridge along with all the locals, we saw the Tucan truck in front who had been waiting 1.5 hours before us and they were not near the front. The sun started to beam down on us and the queue was not moving at all, it started to feel like this would be a long day. Apparently 3.5 hours is reasonable wait so that’s what we expected. Stu and some of the others went to change money whilst we waited, you can get a much better rate in Bolivia than we would get in Argentina for pesos – say no more!

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