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Torres del Paine Massif from Guardería Laguna Amarga
South America

The "W"-trek could be tackled either clockwisely or anticlockwisely but I much prefer the latter as it makes more sense to start the trek asap. Either way the bus would normally call at Guardería Laguna Amarga where everyone has to disembark to pay for the entrance fee. A bus from Refugio Las Torres normally coincides with the incoming bus from Puerta Natales to make the connection here.

Here the Massif of Torres del Paine could be seen on the left and Laguna Amarga is behind those low rolling mounds on the right.

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Tags: torres del paine; laguna amarga. w trek; patagonia; refugio las torres
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