El Conquistador Hotel
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Breakfast was served buffet style on the 10th floor of the El Conquistador Hotel. There were surprisingly few tables but we managed to find a free one and quickly claimed it by leaving our freshly poured coffee on it. We went back to the huge table to see what all was on offer – juices, fresh fruit, cereal, eggs, bacon, bread rolls, …
It was our last morning in the most southern city in the world and we weren’t up to much. We took our time over breakfast and then spent the remainder of the morning doing stuff online while we waited to go to the airport. Our taxi arrived on time at 11:30 and quickly whisked us through the streets to the airport for only 60 pesos (about $6 …
... s searing heat the one fingered salute as we settled in to our air conditioned cama suite in our bus for the 19hr journey to Buenos Aires.
Arriving in BA was a welcomed relief from the heat and frustrations of Iguazu, and we even managed to find an ATM that worked, though still with 1,000 pesos daily limits, i.e. cue USD withdrawals (Argentina have a favourable exchange rate for USD to peso J ). We soon checked in to our first floor hotel room in the ...
... s. We also checked out the obelix, which is much like the phallic Washington Monument in the US. It was explained that the large roads (avenues though I'm not sure what the exact definition is) are a result of ripping the buildings down in the middle. I'll have to do some further research.
With the tour wrapped up by 2, Sam, Rach and I headed for a McDonalds. I've counted eight so far in the city and the prices are more in line with ...
... precautions and needs must. Still the prospect of taking all our belongs with us on the underground did not fill us joy. The underground is an experience in itself. As you sit on the ex Chinese carriages people come and lay things in your lap, sweets, chewing gum, religious bookmarks, children's books, headphones - you name it and it's there. They then go back to where they began and pick up the said items, unless you buy them. It ...