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Refugio Paine Grande by Lago Pehoé
South America

The older and smaller building on the right, once the Refugio Paine Grande now serves as the Ranger Station, Guardería Pehoé. The much grander and newer Refugio on the left nowadays offers some of the best facilities of all the more affordable lodgings inside the park. When I was here in 2002, the original refugio was filled to the brim with visitors and my reservation didn't seem to have got to them - I was subsequently put up in the store room until they could find a spare bunk bed for me when someone hadn't shown up.

The Catamaran that takes visitors across the turquoise Lago Pehoé could also be seen moored by the shore here.

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Caricate: 21/07/2011
Aggiornato: 11/06/2014
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Tags: lago pehoé; guarderia; cerro paine grande; cuernos del paine; torres del paine; punta bariloche
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