Travel Blogs from Puerto Madryn, Argentina

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EAST SIDE ARGENTINA - PUERTO MADRYN, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

EAST SIDE ARGENTINA - PUERTO MADRYN

A travel blog entry by unbound

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Wow, so we got a little behind, sorry.  Enjoy!!! We are now in Puerto Madryn and it's a great coastal beach town in the Patagonia. We are only a few blocks from the Atlantic Ocean and a beautiful beach. We are technically in the desert, but doesn't ...

Killer Whales on a diet..., Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Killer Whales on a diet...

A travel blog entry by gobo

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... , i guess we should have known, we were in Patagonia after all.  So after we'd warmed up again we headed back to the bus and hit back for Puerto Madryn. After some deliberation as to our next stop we eventually caught the late bus headed for ...

Discovering Wales and Whales in Argentina, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Discovering Wales and Whales in Argentina

A travel blog entry by bron_and_eli

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... semi-cama (partial-bed, referring to how far back the seats recline) bus out to the Argentinian coast, to a town called Puerto Madryn. Every year between May and December, the Southern Right Whales come to nearby Puerto Pirámides to raise their kids, ...

Lakes, Penguins And Luxury, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Lakes, Penguins And Luxury

A travel blog entry by sbarnett

... another vast helping of steak at the local's favourite parrilla though obviously. We took an overnight bus across the country to Puerto Madryn which is known for it's close proximity to Peninsula Valdes, a nature reserve which is home to seals, sealions, ...

Wildlife wonderland, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Wildlife wonderland

A travel blog entry by ezthalia

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After our first major bus journey of 26hrs we arrived in the town of Puerto Madryn, from where we hired a car with an Aussie, Swiss and a German and headed for the nearby wildlife sanctuary of Peninsula Valdes. It was amazing, a real wildlife Wonderland! ...

Ultrasonido - Argentinian health system, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Ultrasonido - Argentinian health system

A travel blog entry by bonum_iter

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... angelegt und funktionsbereit sein. Somit mache dies Sinn, um allfällige Missbildungen, etc. frühzeitig erkennen zu können. In Puerto Madryn, 21. SSW, machten wir uns also auf die Suche nach einem Arzt, der eine solche Untersuchung durchführen ...

Mais ou s'est caché le PINGOUIN ???, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Mais ou s'est caché le PINGOUIN ???

A travel blog entry by charlyvaness

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... . Fera mieux !    18 janvier. 20h. Nos trognes et nos baluchons embarquent à bord d'un second bus. Direction Puerto Madryn. Le ciel est grand... grand.. prend tout l'espace de notre champ de vision. La terre nous dévoile sa ...

I love penguins....2 Dec to 5 Dec, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

I love penguins....2 Dec to 5 Dec

A travel blog entry by samphilpott

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Thursday 2nd December The sun is shining when we arrive, Katharina is I think more addicted to the internet than I am!, so we spend hours hanging around the hostal and then some time walking around the town. However, there really isn't much to do ...

Feeling part of Nat Geographic & Discovery channel, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Feeling part of Nat Geographic & Discovery channel

A travel blog entry by jamiecaroline

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... many flies for our liking so that end of the beach was not exactly how you would picture a perfect Argentinian beach. Although Puerto Madryn redeemed itself when we discovered bigger than you can eat steaks for 1 pound and wine size bottles of cider for ...

Seals and Killer Whales., Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Seals and Killer Whales.

A travel blog entry by bamberd

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In Puetro Madryn now but heading off to Buenos Aires today where we´ll be for a week probably. We came here to do a tour to penninsular Valdes which we did yesterday. It was OK and we say a Killer Whale (one of only 2 places in the world you can see ...

So far in Argentina and already 9 days into trip, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

So far in Argentina and already 9 days into trip

A travel blog entry by sarah.ambrose

... from Evita but everyone looked quite serious...so I thought better of it. Left BA on Wed on a bus headed for Puerto Madryn, Patagonia on Atlantic Coast. Really relaxing town. Seen lots of wildlife in Punto Tombo and the Peninsula Valdes, including ...

Sealions and penguins galore!, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Sealions and penguins galore!

A travel blog entry by smee_elaine

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We pitched our tents just in time as a torrential downpour started and I took shelter in the cook tent (well I was in the cook group anyway!) but fortunately it stopped fairly soon after.  The next day we drove down to the Valdes ...

sealions - more like seakittens!, Puerto madryn, Argentina travel blog

sealions - more like seakittens!

A travel blog entry by howardino

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I remember telling my friend Ali about my desire to dive with giant river otters in Patagonia, well, I didnt quite get round to that as they seem to be quite thin on the ground round here. Instead I had the opportunity to have a dive with the Lobo´s (or ...

If all else fails...try W(h)ales, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

If all else fails...try W(h)ales

A travel blog entry by jenandnige

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... the other major attraction nearby (aside tea) is Whale watching and we arranged for a tour to take us from our hostel in Puerto Madryn about an hour round the coast and onto Captain Juan's boat to go in search for the Southern Right whale. Captain Juan ...

Bolivia photos, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Bolivia photos

A travel blog entry by monig

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Finally some more photos of my favourite country. Bolivia. The photos don´t really do it justice.... I seriously was considering going back, but am now heading further South towards "the end of the world" or Southern ...

baleines et loups de mer ***, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

baleines et loups de mer ***

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Whales, Penguins, Elephant Seals, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Whales, Penguins, Elephant Seals

A travel blog entry by cnnnews

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Went to see the penguins and dolphins the first day. Commersons dolphins (small black and white ones) followed the boat and put on a bit of a show hopping out of the water. The speed they swam and changed direction with would remind you of a house fly. ...

Wildlife and wind in Patagonia, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Wildlife and wind in Patagonia

A travel blog entry by dstean

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Flew down to Trelew just south of Puerto Madryn, to visit the Valdes Peninsula, a chance to see Whales, Seals and Penguins. A couple of my fav pics from today - more words and pics to ...

Whales in Wales, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Whales in Wales

A travel blog entry by sarahandaimee

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... few of us who had been left waiting and those on then all paid him in cash anyway tsk.  It wasn´t a long drive to Puerto Madryn butwe drove all over dropping peole offand we were the last to be dropped off!!  We checked in and booked our trips ...

pas de chance, satane vent!!, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

pas de chance, satane vent!!

A travel blog entry by pepsouille

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bon jai bien supporte mes heures de bus: 14h tt va bien je peux meme fre une journee normale apres, jarrive  a 7h30, et je vais directos a la place des armes pour rejoindre dotan un israelien que jai rencontre a bariloche et qui ma propose de ...

Snorkelling with Sea Lions, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Snorkelling with Sea Lions

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

Our first day in Puerto Madryn was HOT. It was 39 degrees, even the sea breeze was hot lending no relief. I can't describe how hot that was; it's a heat that makes you very tired and sapped of energy. Thankfully it was just the heat and not humid heat! ...

500000 penguins.... and much more, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

500000 penguins.... and much more

A travel blog entry by ian-sue

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There's a lot to do in Puerto Madryn (well around it anyway). It is one of those places you end up staying longer than planned. The town itself is nice enough, with a 3km long sandy beach and a holiday feeling. Yes, bathing in the Patagonian sea sounds ...

Penguins and Beaches, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Penguins and Beaches

A travel blog entry by kirsty.md

... and we had some steak, chicken and sausages for dinner with all the other guests. On Sunday we fulfilled our reason for going to Puerto Madryn- penguins! Nearby (by nearby I mean a 2 hour drive away) there is a place called Punta Tombo and they have a ...

Puerto Madryn, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Puerto Madryn

A travel blog entry by cjsceats

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The Peninsular Valdez, a few kilometres from Puerto Madryn, is well known for its superb sealife. Unfortunately, we arrived just before some of the worst weather we've seen on our travels so far! We were advised not to go on the tour of the peninsular due ...

Penguins penguins penguins!, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Penguins penguins penguins!

A travel blog entry by trixyone

My first 20 hour bus ride down to Puerto Madryn actually went quite well. We booked full-cama (beds) seats so we could lean almost all the way back. The in-ride meals were surprisingly tasty and the ride attendant was a star. As soon as we entered our ...

Wales on tour, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Wales on tour

A travel blog entry by garyjampot

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28th August - 3rd September 2009: Arrived in Puerto Madryn to find it was still quite warm outside, no sign of the arctic breeze we were expecting. Checked a few hostels out and settled on a friendly place a few minutes from the beach, nice price and ...

There is a corner of some foreign field..., Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

There is a corner of some foreign field...

A travel blog entry by matt72

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... Or rather, in fact, didn't. But, yes, everyone loves dinosaurs. So I saw the dinosaurs. But Trelew was full. So I moved to Puerto Madryn. There, it's easy to get to Penisula Valdez. Wildlife reserve. Oh. Because I've not seen sealions, yet. Or penguins. ...

Puerto Madryn, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Puerto Madryn

A travel blog entry by magdatabac

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Well... if the city is not nice... and the hostel (Viajeros) left a lot to be desired... at least I saw the southern right WHALESSSSSSSSSSSS!!! and some dolfins... and more sealions, elephant seals and again some  magellanic penguins... Uhuu!!! I ...

Penguins Galore!, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Penguins Galore!

A travel blog entry by samandalex

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Alex - So after another 18 hour bus journey we arrived in Puerto Madryn, a Welsh settlement on the east coast in Patagonia. The town itself isn't anything special really, but people in general don't really come for the town. It is the penguin colony and ...

Whale hunting, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Whale hunting

A travel blog entry by chrisandlindy

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On the east coast of Argentina there lies a desolate peninsula where sea lions and whales come to calf in the apparent calm of the bays. Little do they know of a small nomadic huntress who is hungry.....real ...

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