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A long drive from Pucon took us across the border into Argentina, and the Siete Lagos. Upon first sighting, Bariloche felt a lot like Pucon, if much larger. The German/Swiss/Austrian influences even more defined and expressed in the wooden A-framed houses and Germanic names. The town is a jumbled mix of tourist shops, chocolate makers, and market …
... the hotel on time and once again I found myself to be the only English speaker in the group of sixteen passengers,the situation no longer surprised me but clearly raised interest with the occupants and the guide. I was given the front seat of the bus so that the guide could speak to me one on one rather than speak English to the whole group through the microphone.
The mornings weather looked much more promising as we followed the lake road out of the town ...
... de moltes maneres i ell no ha triat la bona. És un mal educat. Per sort, la grua pot fer el servei rŕpidament. Quan pugem amb ell a la camioneta, veiem que té un pot de mate allŕ al mig, faltaria més. Després anem a buscar les parques a l’hotel on les vam deixar.
Les nenes fan deures a l’hotel aquest petitó i bonic on hem passat la nit i han conegut a la noia de la recepció, una noia de prop de Madrid ...
We are in the Argentine lake district here, many of the lakes interconnect to form a network of waterways, which with the ever present Andes presiding, form the magnificent scenery Patagonia is famous for. We take a bus down the side of Lake Nahuel Huapi, which Bariloche sits on, to where Lake Moreno adjoins, enjoying the photo opportunities as the bus stops at various viewpoints. At the end of this "peninsula" sits one of ...
... to the path. In possibly the luckiest moment of my life, the clouds parted to which Andres and Jonny reacted by running to to the edge of the cliff to see the way down. After 5 hours we were back at the rufugio, and another 2, back in El Bolson. An experience I think you would call that trip.
The last week therefore has been rather relaxing! I ate waffles with dulce de leche and cream at the market...dulce de leche can only be discribed as the most wonderful thing ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAconcagua Hotel San Carlos de Bariloche
Friendly staff, dated décor, floors on split levels. One side looks over the lake. Nice enough, but needs updating.
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