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While waiting for the ferry across Lago Pehoe, we took a quite jaunt up to Salto Grande — a large waterfall that connects Lago Nordenskjold with Lago Pehoe. From there, we saw our first incredible view of the Cuernos del Paine (Paine Horns).  

Robyn, solitary, beneath the Cuernos del Paine. This is the classic spot for Robyn.
Panorama of the view
Salto Grande

The panoramic picture above best shows how amazing the clouds are in Patagonia. First you have the towering Cerro Paine Grande, then the Cuernos del Paine, followed by an unnamed, ephemeral, yet massive lenticular cloud that completes the trinity with equal stature.

To the left are the Salto Grande falls. 

A full panorama

The whole group was greatly uplifted by the sight of the Cuernos del Paine — after having missed the towers the first day, this was our first major fulfillment. It would only get better... 

First view of Cuernos del Paine
Sue with flowers
Condorian A'loft

Sue graciously took this picture of me feeling the wind from the Salto Grande viewpoint. 

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