Hotel Costa Galana
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... the beach was nice, a few people drinking mate, and we picked up a few shells. There are about 40 kms of developed shoreline in Mar Del Plata, much of it beach. There are many country clubs, and it seems everywhere you look the beach is lined with rows and rows of cabanas. Martin explained that people will rent a cabana for their holidays and then spend most of their days there on the beach. Running from the water to the shelter of their cabana, ...
We slept in a bit this morning - though Martin and Cecilia were up early because the sun rises over the ocean into their room early - haha! We met them down at the beach and walked along the beach where a feria was set up. The first couple of booths were cheap trinkets and fake brand name items so I had low hopes, but the it turned into a more artisanal market, there were some nice handmade items. Joel bought a nice leather bracelet. We continued down the beach line, to an ...
... the land is flat and there are lots of cattle farms, and some sheep. The road was not too busy, and it took about 4 1/2 hours to make the trip. We passed through several small towns and followed a river for some way, with several small shops on the side of the road selling fishing supplies. We checked into our hotel, and took a taxi down to the main beach and ate at a place that is famous for their churros - Manolo. We ate a picada lunch - ...
... he participated in a Russian-Canadian expedition walking from Russia via the North Pole to Ellesmere Island (Canada). He spoke of the training and the trip then illustrated his talk with photographs. Seems just as hard now as when the early explorers wandered around. There was a cocktail party before dinner then after dinner a slide presentation of the photographs people had put on the Quark computer. It gave a lovely recap to a great ...
Heading south we spent a night in Mar del Plata, another large city on the coast. Nothing special about the town except it is the second largest beach town in the country and does indeed have a very wide beach that was crowded even as the sun was setting. It's surrounded by very flat, very fertile farmland. What strikes me most is how little we know about this country. Seems like people either live in huge cities or in very isolated, tiny villages.
Early in ...