• Aperture: ƒ/9
  • Credit: Tim Maher
  • Camera: ILCE-7RM2
  • Taken: 2 December, 2015
  • Exposure bias: -7/10EV
  • Flash fired: no
  • Focal length: 55mm
  • ISO: 100
  • Keywords: Airplane, Argentina
  • Shutter speed: 1/400s

There’s a lot of hanging around, mixed in with sudden bursts of activity, when travelling great distances and Argentina is a huge country. I flew to El Calafate from Buenos Aires; and then from El Calafate to Bariloche. There was just way too much ground to cover in too short a time and I balked at the idea of sitting on a bus for 30 or so hours. I then took the scenic boat trip from Bariloche to Puerto Varas, the overnight bus to Santiago, the overnight bus to Mendoza, the overnight bus to Córdoba, the overnight bus to Salta, and am hanging around waiting for the overnight bus to the Bolivian border, which leaves at 00:30. I think I know where I’ll be for Christmas, but things could change in my Space Time Travel Continuum… All I do know is that the ‘Suite’ option is way better than ‘Semi-cama’ when booking a bus ticket. Lying fully horizontal for long hours is definitely the way to go, though my fellow passengers may not appreciate my ability to snore when lying flat on a moving bus. I woke refreshed and no-one poked me in the ribs, so maybe all was well. And there are cafes along these wide open roads in the middle of nowhere that exist to serve this continuous stream of busing humanity. Here’s a quick collection of images gathered whilst waiting to arrive, to depart, or somewhere in between? In the airport, on the bus, on the boat…

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