Hostel del Mar Backpackers House
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... it during high season and I am glad that we missed that. They have said that this is the first nice weekend of the summer - and the weather has been good, about 20 degrees, but the breeze off the ocean is cool and when the sun goes behind a cloud you can tell. After the beach we headed to a restaurant that Martin had tried on another trip, with a nice view of the ocean and a little bit of everything on the menu. We sat and watched the surfers and ate a ...
... and they created a pineapple daiquiri - it was great. We ordered several empanadas, and Martin received a text from a couple he knew from Buenos Aires who we had run in to earlier. They came and met us at the restaurant and we had a nice time chatting. After a few hours there, the other couple left, and we headed to an artisanal beer pub not too far away. We chatted some more and walked back UP to the hotel around 2am to turn in for the night. Another great day in ...
... and I had mojitos, mine flavoured with a fruit juice I wasn't familiar with - it was delicious. We ordered a tortilla to share, and it was good too - fresh made. We walked to a place for dessert and I had a hot chocolate and some cheesecake - very light and good, and Joel had a glass of wine and a coconut cake with dulce de leche in the middle - also good. Martin and Cecilia shared a beer and then we walked back to the hotel. Satisfied with our first day ...
... he participated in a Russian-Canadian expedition walking from Russia via the North Pole to Ellesmere Island (Canada). He spoke of the training and the trip then illustrated his talk with photographs. Seems just as hard now as when the early explorers wandered around. There was a cocktail party before dinner then after dinner a slide presentation of the photographs people had put on the Quark computer. It gave a lovely recap to a great ...
Heading south we spent a night in Mar del Plata, another large city on the coast. Nothing special about the town except it is the second largest beach town in the country and does indeed have a very wide beach that was crowded even as the sun was setting. It's surrounded by very flat, very fertile farmland. What strikes me most is how little we know about this country. Seems like people either live in huge cities or in very isolated, tiny villages.
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