Estancia Vik Jose Ignacio
Travel Blogs from Jose Ignacio
... as hoping for a break in the clouds to see
the sunset from the point/beach/yacht club, back over the bridge on the river
bank south of town. There was a huge procession of cars heading that way too
and we were in for a treat – the cloud made it spectacular.
Back to the super for a beer and a stack of Stax for dinner –
at over £2 a pop I just have to stop!
... we weren't surprised that there was no line to get. Upon getting to the bouncer, we had the following conversation:
- First member of our group: "How much for a table and bottle service for 9 people?"
- Bouncer: "Three thousand dollars"
- First member of our group: "You mean pesos?"
- Bouncer: "No, dollars."
- First member of our group [to rest of group]: "Um, it costs $3,000, not sure we're going to get ...
... tolerable, getting far too much information on the state of physical deterioration of the average tourist (no jet-setter beautiful people here), then cut into the town proper, looking for suitable food. The recommended deli doesn’t appeal, and the recommended La Fonda del Pesca looks OK for a meal but not a snack, so we revert to plan B and go looking for Maccas, which has advertisements, but no directions. Enquiries produce a result, and we settle for ...
... for me, it was the beginning of very itchy days and nightly torture.
In the morning we swam in the ocean, the real ocean, with salty, powerful waves, critters, and jelly fish! and then, we left puta del diablo, it took our money, chewed us up, and spat us out. so we ventured back west.
Lucky for us, Isaac talked to a farm that had previously turned us down because of lack of housing, but convinced them to take us anyway, for we still had our little tent.
When we ...
... at the guesthouse talking to the other guests about their travels and recommendations of what to take in next.
One of our longest adventures involved a walk in an endeavour to find some sea lions. We heard there was a company advertising trips in a boat to go and see them on an island about 12km off the mainland and we were thinking about it. While we were thinking we walked another 200 metres to find 2 sea lions performing ...