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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Sleeping on Ice

After hours walking on the crevasse infected glacier the wind started howling, rain falling in what seemed all directions and the fear of impending doom took over all of us.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

2013 Patagonian Expedition Race

It took us days to get to the Patagonian Adventure Race. A 10 day race through the Chilean Wilderness… and we almost didn’t made it passed the 1st checkpoint. Here is why.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Flying with Style

The simple sight of the airport brought a sense of peace to our minds. But we knew our ‘fight’ to get to Punta Arenas was not over yet. We still had to – somehow – check all our 550 lbs of gear into a domestic flight. and we were determine to do that without paying much for it.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

The Bus, The Bike Box and The Truck

Our bike box is very easy to spot. It is a white triangular box that resembles a gigantic piece of cheese more than a bike box. From the first sight into the office we knew it was not there. Fear, frustration and hopelessness flew through my entire body.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

What to do in a bus station

As daylight percolated through the bus station windows, the station guard asked us to rise. We were woken up twice before: with each guard change, to ensure we were waiting on a bus and not just using the station as a bed and breakfast. Slowly we gathered our belongings and headed outside for the first time.

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Raquel Hernández-Cruz

Please Sell Me a Bus Ticket

So far Sam, Tom and Raquel bought a van, not sold a van and now just need a bus ticket to Punta Arena. But did we mention that nothing comes easy for this crew?

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