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Travel Blogs from Puerto Madryn
... a bilingual tour. By this point I could handle everyday situations with ease, but it would take an unusual phrasebook to cover the vocabulary for 'mating season' and 'gestation period'. I avoid tours wherever possible, as the tend to feature lots of irritating "15 minutes here, then back on the bus"-type situations, which can be annoyingly limiting. However, sometimes it's the only way to do the activity I'd like. Once again, I found myself to be the ...
... in to our hostel. In fact, visiting Patagonia at this time of year is just like visiting Cornwall in September – you´ve still got good enough weather and even though you get a sense things are winding down, most things are still open but you don´t get the crowds.
That evening at the hostel, we got chatting to an American guy, Peter, from California. He was waiting out the rough seas to go diving and so, as ...
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 ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet