Don El Faro Boutique Hotel & Spa
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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WE DID: - Bus from Bariloche to Neuquen (5.5 hours). This was our first experience of Argentine long distance buses, with many more to come! We basically spent the afternoon/evening slumped in the hotel frantically researching a way to see some dinosaur bones the next day... WE LOVED: Erm, gotta be honest we didn't see much of Neuquén but I'm sure it's lovely.... If a little dodgy in ...
... so tightly packed, it was hard to believe that each of them was over 40m tall. We took a little side trip to Laguna Patagua at Km11, it was a lake inside peninsula on a lake. After the side trip we entered the Arrayan forest. These trees are of the myrtle family with a weird orange coloured bark.
After 3.5 hours and 13km later, we reached the end of the peninsula and walked out to a little island on the lake. Don Pedro, who left us a couple kilometers ...
... tip off that the drive to bariloche is beautiful so we opted for the panoramic seats in the front which gave us the best view of the scenery.
The first 4 hrs of the bus ride was **** but the last 2 hours as we approached bariloche was amazing! Mountains started appearing out of nowhere and magical blue, green, turquoise lakes started popping up everywhere. I guess there is a reason why they call this the lakes ...
... in the plaza and Easter Mass in the evening. The service was rather intense, lasting nearly 90 minutes and contained some slightly painful guitar accompaniment to a long list of hymns. The people of Neuquen seemed content with proceedings, packing out the aisles, as Sam struggled to stay awake...
Onward night bus to Mendoza, 12 hours.
... a huge dinner, the grand present-opening and fireworks at midnight; Christmas Day is rather more sedate & leisurely, with a lunch of leftovers and a much-needed afternoon siesta.
What an honour it was for us to be included with all the rest of the ...