La Casa de Tounens
Travel Blogs from Puerto Madryn
... we were attempting- a decision was reached, after a short, chilly stroll into the water, to turn back and get ice cream instead. We wandered back to the hostel and Cecile went with Isaac, one of the guys that worked at the hostel to go sand boarding and Bobby and I went to watch the moonrise over the ocean. Cecile returned and we scampered off to buy food before the stores closed. We bought a ton of seafood (it's so cheap here!!) and made some ...
... the world; A South African girl who left her job in London, an American family with 12yr old twins who were being home schooled along the way, a German middle aged teacher who was on sabbatical that taught me about the German schooling system and how competitive they are to bring standards up to have the best education system in Europe, a Belgian man who didn't have his work contract extended so within six days had left his long term ...
... and getting back on the rocks which looked funny.
Then we jumped into the 18 degree cold water with 15 kg heavy weight belts due
to the 10mm of wetsuits we were wearing, which would keep us up. We dived about
4 m deep and 15m away from the rocks with the colony. Some young sea lions
started to swim towards us in the green water right away. I started filming and
they were all around us but so fast that it was extremely difficult to ...
... may still seem like a lot but there's many journeys you can do that go over 50 hours, so ours aren't really long by South American standards. One thing is for sure - when we get back home nothing will seem like a 'long' journey. Even our flight hope from Rio is only 11 hours so that will probably be one of the shortest journeys we've done. Arriving in the port city of Puerto Madryn was a bit of a contrast after experiencing the jaw-dropping ...
3° day: 28 – 09 – 13
we got up at half past five and saw some penguins and elephant seals. We
visited a museum. In this place, there was a whale skeleton. And we saw whales.
that, we went to the shops and bought some presents. After shopping, we went to
a restaurant and we had dinner.
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet