Aldebaran Hotel & Spa
Travel Blogs from San Carlos de Bariloche
After a sleep in we are now waiting at the airport for Flight No. 15 to Bariloche. Our hotel looks a bit like a ski chalet on the edge of a lake. The town is very alpiney, skiing in the winter but more popular in summer with plenty of lakes and National ...
... every once in a while as it drops another piece of glacial ice.
Looking closely at Tronador,I see it is like a Xmas cake,its fruit body rich and brown and its top layer pure white like royal icing sugar just waiting for a fork to take a slice of its richness. Further in the boggy field I notice tumbling brooks straight out of the “Sound of Music” opening scene, gurgling and burping merrily along their crystal clear water revealing another garden ...
... a man, especially when compared to a Brit! With Lucy panting and working extremely hard to keep up on the numerous ascents, we finally came across a cute little homemade brewery near the end of the circuit and had some well earned beer and empanadas. We got chatting to an Aussie woman (about 35ish) who turned out to be the 2nd traveller (after the young Attenborough) who we swore we must never ever become. She was incredibly grumpy, but had just ...
... that this is more than just nice, it's breathtaking! We had decided to spoil ourselves a bit in Bariloche and it was worth it with the highlight in our room being a jacuzzi that looks out on the lake and its snow-capped mountain backdrop. After soaking in the awesomeness that was our room with a view, we walked into town (about 3km) to go get some Argentine Pesos, book a rafting trip and just simply get aquainted with this cute town. As mentioned earlier, Bariloche has a ...
... ice capped volcanos and roaring water falls to board a boat for Peulla, the lake of emerald water was so clear. All this time we have had cold nights but clear, sunny days in a area that has 4000mls of rain a year, and it normally rains two days out of every three. The view from our room and the whole place was amazing. John and I got carried way and fool hardily agreed to do a flying fox through the rain forest canopy. We went about a Klm ...
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- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking