Arrebol Patagonia Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... x more than a simple bus) across the Chilean/Argentinian border, on a complete whim. I'd seen a paragraph in the Rough Guide about crossing the border by a 12 HOUR bus-ferry-bus-ferry-bus-ferry-bus combination, passing through the glacial valleys of the oldest national park in Chile (Parque Nacional Vicente Perez Rosales), along the banks of Lago Llanquihue to Petrohue, crossing Lago Todos Los Santos shadowed by volcanoes Osorno (2,660m), Puntiagudo (2,190m) ...
... of my favourites was when he roughly shoved a wheelbarrow to Phil and barked out an order in Spanish which I would (probably inaccurately) translate to "park!" As soon as Phil parked it where he was pointing, he dashed over and yanked it away, almost wailing "it's a beautiful plant". When we looked confused, he pulled the weeds away, revealing a lily, which was all but swallowed up by the weeds. This story still makes me lol. There were also some weird episodes ...
... hope nothing is said.
But wait, what if I haven't missed it. If I say nothing it will look later like I have missed it, and I will have shot myself in the foot. Oh God! When is it? 8th February rings a bell but if so I'm a gonner. Is it the 13th? No, it can't be. That would be unlucky. The 12th then? No, that doesn't sound right. The 14th? Yes, that rings a bell.
If I say nothing then either way it's curtains for me at some stage. Better to ...
... glaciers. In July of 2011, a large volcano erupted in Chile, along the border, and covered the area around Bariloche with ash. The town was closed for 7 months in order to dig out. As we traveled through the pass, your could still see piles of ash that had been plowed off the road and all the mountain tops were still covered with the ash.
We stopped at a quaint restaurant for lunch next to an Auto Museum, ...
... and then hit the hay - apart from the bus guide and driver who stayed up late to watch Chile lose in the world cup qualifiers - we were all living in fear of the effect this would have on the already terrifying quality of the driving!! On the final day, we rise early and board The Bus of Doom for the final time, to head back to Santiago. We stop at a winery on the way back, where Mad Anna decides that she will demand to try several wines (not just the 2 provided with the price of the ...