IMG 0112The early(ish) start planned from the hotel (after another rubbish nights sleep) comes to naught as the hotel staff have to check the mini bar before they can issue any bill and you have to be out of the room before they do that presumably in case you use the opportunity to flog the lot. There is argument over a missing packet of chips. Luckily not involving me and I stay calm. Very calm.

By 11 it's clear that our tour of Valpariso is off (thank goodness, how long might that have taken?) and we head off to a village Tongoy, 390km up the coast.

A couple of scenic stops and fuel for the bikes and us at a gas station, Humm.

Mary was running on fumes by Tongoy the trike has never been so low!

Tongoy is however a very scenic fishing vllage with dozens of small  yellow boats bobbing just outside our bedroom at the Hotel Panoramico. Security is clearly a hotel concern and dinner will be most interesting.

Later. No problem at El Rey just down the road. Dinner on the deck (v glad I  poped in a sweater at the last moment). The fish was a tad dry, more like a smoked fish than fresh but several wines and all was well!