Hostel Casa del Pueblo
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Na een tijdje gerust te hebben in Puerto Madryn en wat toeristisch gedoen gedaan te hebben (**** you taalpuristen!) was het tijd om de kust te verlaten.
I want to see mountains again Gandalf!
Dus, nog wat routa 3 tot in Trelew en dan rechtsaf de routa 25 op. Ik volg de rivier Chubut. Eerste dag nog altijd hetzelfde landschap, boskes met …
... up with the inevitable packets of pasta and caught a cab to Futalaufquen (sound familar? those Tongans really got around!) in the Park. More camping and walking here and further into the Park at Rio Arrayanes.
The Park is named for the Alerces trees which dominate. They are tall, straight, majestic and live for hundreds of years. One very broken one is reputed to be 3,000 years old. Also ...
... crystal clear pools overlooking the lake Puyuhuapi – as we slipped into the perfect temperature pools, we were delighted to see a couple of dolphins swim by – making us realize we’d once again crossed the continent and were on the Pacific albeit a long way up one of their fjords.
For the first time in his life daddy was defeated by a hotpool – well over 39 degrees I couldn’t even get my big toe in – luckily ...
Safe to say that we made it through to a small town Esquel, we were reminded again of the holey sister hour which means that everything stops- including restaurants serving our lunch! We found somewhere to eat milanesa and stocked up on supplies and then headed on to the >>> National Park. The National Park was well set up with both free, cheap and full-fee paying campsites and a range of hikes. We found a great ...
... to it and jump on it, so I didnīt, and hiked through the forest for 2 hours and saw a 2600 year old Alerce tree... it was pretty big, but I think BC and California have bigger. I mean, you couldnīt drive a car through it or anything.
Unfortunately, there is only one bus a day that goes from Esquel to the park and back, so we had to wait until 7pm on the side of the park dirt road for this bus to come. We got on and not long afterwards Jon had a little girl throw up ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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