Yiliana Hostel Puerto Madryn
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Wow- sorry for the delayed posts everyone, it's been a crazy and awesome last 2 weeks- here's the condensed version: Puerto Madryn is awesome and I love it. Done, that was easy.
Just kidding! There's more. First of all the buses in Argentina are amazing, much nicer than airplanes or Amtrak, which is good because I spent 20 hours on one to get to Patagonia. We drove for hours and hours through the desert (at one point our bus got searched by ...
... every ten seconds...which occasionally would culminate in a fight.
Some more sight seeing proceeded as we drove back along the dirt tracks - taking a different route. We had our eyes peeled for the rare glimpse of an orca - but only came across more of the same - penguins, etc. To see the orcas feeding would have been incredible but we knew we would be very lucky if we got to see them.
One last stop just to fill the car up ...
... br> destinations are Mar del Plata or going to Uruguay or Brazil. Leaving the beach
behind I went diving with sealions. About 15 minutes away from Puerto Madryn is
a large colony of these Lobos Marinos. With my dorm mate Beate from Munich who
was excited about her new underwater camera, we got our two five millimeter
suites on and got into the boat together with a bunch of snorkelers.
On the way we found a newly born sea lion ...
... and had a spot of tea in the same location as the late Princess Diana. But it seemed an awfully long way just for a tea.
The city rests in a natural harbour of the Golfo Nuevo and there is a lot of wildlife in in these waters. We had our eyes open for wales but no sightings. The best part of our day was walking on the pier and spotting ...
... into expansive grassland and travelled along Route 40 the Argentinian equivalent to Route 66 in the US slicing down the entire coast. The open expansive spaces continued for as far as the eye could see and only the occasional hill was present on the horizon. Not a lot happened for the rest of the day and we only passed one substantial town the whole day until we arrived at our quarry bush camp.
I was on cook group and with our new team we created a fusion dish of a ...
How has this hostel rated in the past?
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
TravelPod Member ReviewsYiliana Hostel Puerto Madryn
Loved my time there. Friendly. Helpful, Clean. Free secure parking. A kitchen with everything you need to cook a meal. And they let me stay there with my German Shepherd. Such nice people. I really enjoyed my time there.
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