Gran Hotel La Cumbre
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... lunch inspiration – can’t face any more of
the hideous bread. Ended up with fried eggs and oven chips, comfort food, but
have to take advantage of the oven.
Headed out later to check out the classical string
performances in front of the Manzana – of course the tourist office were
clueless (and happy to remain so) about it and pretty much everything else,
both in the centre and at the bus station!
Ok, who's spotted the one thing missing from our Argentine adventure so far? Hiking in Patagonia. Tick. Lots of red wine. Tick. A lot of juicy steaks. Tick. Tango lesson. Tick. Even a live football match. Tick. But we haven't lived the gaucho dream yet, and so that's what we set about doing with our limited Spanish and non-existent riding skills. As you now know, Estancias are basically ranches where produce is farmed for personal consumption or sale. The chance ...
... was the driver for a group of ladies from BA on a golf trip. Apparently lots of people come to this area to golf from there.
The Cristo is about a half km hike up a hillside and the view is awesome from up there! The Cristo is a statue of Christ the Redemer. Similar to the famous one outside Rio in Brazil. This one is 9m high.
Now it's either nap time or I kill a half hour and go back outside once the stores open again at 5. I'm assuming they will but its a ...
... the next couple of days here.
Our ride today consisted of a counter clockwise loop up and over the hills behind (to the east) of La Cumbre. We took off out of town and immediately began climbing on a dirt road through a series of switchbacks. We crested the top of the hill when Fausto struck again... Can you believe it!!?? We couldn't, but all we could do was laugh. This time the culprit was the front tire ...
... person could do this. The only way to get the water hot was to build a fire so after asking for the water to be switched over I made my way down to the shower to get organised.
Picture this... it’s dark and it’s pouring with rain and there I am trying to light a fire in a boiler type contraption to heat the water to have a shower at the end of a field with no light and nowhere to put anything. It was never going to happen. ...