Posts made in October 12th, 2012

Arrival into Coyhaique: from dispair to elation

Posted by on Oct 12, 2012 in Running | 1 comment

Quick catch up from Coyhaique- one of those unusual places in southern Chilean Patagonia, “A town”! We arrived on Wednesday evening; later than planned after a few hitches: First Tuesday dawned with sightings of the endangered Patagonian huemul deer grazing metres away from David’s nosed. There are only an estimated 2000 individuals left in the world. After the morning’s elation the day steadily nose-dived. The habitat became more and more degraded- charcoaled trees, sterile forest plantations; a moonscape. The wind screamed in our faces and I screamed back at it and...

Read More