Hostel del Mar Backpackers House
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... each estancia, or farm. We've made it to Patagonia. There are no people here until we arrive at Comodoro Rivadavia, a kind of working man's town with lots of hustle bustle on the main street. Petrolium is the game here. There's little else as the land is just big hills of gravely dirt.
So we took the bus down the coast to Rada Tilly, the nearest tourist town. It has a very wide beach and, this being Saturday, there was a big rugby tounament going on ...
At least in Chile people usually stop at zebra crossings,
where in Argentina they are allowed to fade to nothing and you cannot rely on
anyone to stop, even in a slow moving queue of cars. Conversely, every tiny
town in Argentina has a big bright shiny freshly painted casino!
Back to the very boring 6 hour bus ride to Neuquen, followed
by a similar 2 hour wait there for the bus to Mar del ...
... to do this but were able to send pounds using Azimo for a slight fee and reduction in exchange rate. This still made things so much cheaper and Argentina suddenly seemed not so expensive.
Our last night was spent in a very posh 4* hotel for an all you can eat buffet. Ladies paid a cheaper rate for the meal compared to the men ;-) The food was incredible and especially as it was priced so reasonably. Michelle and Sam sent ...
... had started enforcing my rule that if I don't know the Spanish word for something I want I can't buy it; I am hoping this will help me improve my vocabulary. I made soup and chickpeas (garbanzos) for lunch. I befriend an Argentinian who didn't speak any English. Google translate is a dream. He took me to a water tower with great view of the city. After we hung out at the hostel having a few beers before my bus. I got the hostel called me a taxi. The taxi was an unmarked one without ...
... when I said I was gonna walk was very shocked; he said my backpack was the weight of another person. Two km later (without even getting lost) I check in. I noticed two bruises on my arm from putting on my backpack, it may be a bit too heavy. Juan said this was the hostel he stayed at when in town; he mentioned it wasn't the best, but did the trick. I met a few of the people staying at the hostel and none of them spoke English. I went out ...