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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking
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... home on Friday, and we're both conscious this is our last day together for quite a while.
We spend the day exploring. Peru and Bolivia have two seasons: wet and dry. Seasons in Pucon and Puerto Varas can be similarly split, into 'high' and 'low'. It's quiet here given the time of year, but despite our obvious tourist-ness, we are not hassled by salespeople looking to get us signed up to a hike or staying in their hostel (Alfonso, our Argentinian host, later explains that ...
... a mixture of Portuguese and Spanish style architecture, some interesting ruins and the skeleton of a blue whale.
The next day, 8 May 2014, Dad and Sibby left me in Buenos Aires for their long journey back home. I checked into a hostel and resumed my status as impoverished backpacker and solo traveller. Very sad that yet another good family holiday has come to an end.
... Just like a Scottish summer.
I am trying to improve my Spanish so like to look at signs to see if I can work out what they mean. I see a poster outside a Hotel saying "Cena De Los Enamorados". My train of thought went along these lines. I know from my Spanish lessons that Cena is dinner. So it's dinner for something or someone. The English format for Enamorados would be enamorateds. Enamorated - enamoured - amour or amor = love. So it is dinner for ...
... but with a Beagle head, she was so well trained and by the time we left she was also bi lingual and knew all of her commands in English including the new addition- HIGH FIVE! She was so cute, she would follow Paula everywhere and even to work and just sit outside the hotel waiting for her to finish! Paula lived on the edge of a sort of retail park which to Pete's delight had a Dunkin Doughnuts! So the first day we took a little trip to the sweet sweet ...
... we were met by a new guide and drove to Puerto Varas. Puerto Varas is located near 2 volcanoes and a lake. Our hotel, Gran Hotel Colonos del Sur, is located right next to the lake! We rested at the hotel for an hour before going to a small restaurant for lunch. Mom and I had baked empanadas and Dad had a steak sandwich. It was very good and mom and I were able to communicate with our waiter in Spanish!
At 3:30, our ...