Hostelera Borde Rio
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... started all over again. They are such large and ungainly animals on land however so quick, agile and playful in the water.
Walking around the waterfront it was interesting looking at the architecture of a few private homes. I could see the use of design elements of the famous Frank Lloyd Wright using wood, large glass panelled windows and stone to blend into the surrounding environment.
The town centre is lined with shops and cafes, a street lined with pubs and ...
... A bit of advice given to a Native American at the time of his initiation:
“As you go the way of life, you will see a great chasm.
It is not as wide as you think.”
- Joseph Campbell
The Feet of Dreams
The soul is the beginning of all things. It is the soul that lends all things movement. - Plotinus
Each night dreams pound on the roofs of our lives like ...
... which was bit odd but not bad.
After finishing the drinks, we went for walk along the river front, a bit less frantically. There was a really cool map of Chile and Antarctica built into the walkway but not so much else to see.
We crossed back over the river to get the car on Isla Teja, where we had parked it, and bought some cakes from a little bakery on the corner of the street for a little dessert after our cheese and biscuit ...
... Argentine Pesos from the ATM on our way back to the hotel. To this point we had been using USD and benefiting from the "blue market rate" in restaurants. In Argentina, the official international exchange rate for USD is 8 pesos for 1 dollar. The blue market rate however, which can be found on the streets from people calling out "cambio" or if you use USD cash at restaurants (especially with $50 or $100 bills, which unfortunately most travel books advise against carrying), ...
... br> Then, of course, the BBQ was hot enough to slap on the steaks and pretty good they were too, even if medium well. Managed to converse with most, some in English as many lived in Oz and were back for a rare reunion of all the brothers, sisters and their families - a very friendly and welcoming bunch of people. Was nearly 8pm by the time we were back at the ranch, looking
forward to an early night.