Hosteria Alta Vista
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... Aussie, and to make matters worse everywhere we go the shop machines won't take our cards as the machines will not accept them, they tell me the same has happened to people from other countries, and to really rub salt into the wound the ATM fee is about 7 Aussie dollars each time, Apart from that grizzle our first week has been much more than we expected, Beounis Aries ...
... and when we got there a little dog came running up to us. He was adorable and so soft and he really wanted to play. When I gave him and little pet and started walking away he started biting at my feet. Lol. And when we came out of the restaurant he ran up to me and jumped up. So cute. I could've taken him home. Our meal was really good!! The restaurant was a BBQ place and we were recommended to have the lamb. In all the BBQ restaurants here they put the lambs on a spit and then ...
... again and again a bit of the warm temperatures warm up in the cabin. As we approached the glacier Upsala, the more icebergs swam in front of us in the water. This break off from the glacier and drift slowly towards the sea where they then melt completely. The larger icebergs we walked around so we could see them and take pictures from all sides. It's very impressive when you see an iceberg the size of a single-family dwelling to swim in front of him. However, it must ...
... the road where we met another driver from Argentina who will take us now to Calafate. It will be a 5 hour journey. The countryside is undulating and scattered with sheep, no trees but low tussocks of grass and bushes. We have seen quite a few rhea and young chicks. We saw plenty of guanaco, rhea, Patagonian geese and some flamingo in Chile on the way to the border. The rhea are very similar to our emu and are quite happily grazing in amongst the sheep.
We arrived in ...
... stock to the many islands of Tierra del Fuego, it was a 2 hour journey to the island and for the last part we were accompanied by 3 dolphins playing in the wash. The Isla de Magallenous is a nature reserve where a 60,000 strong colony of Magallene penguins breeds in the summer, with only a rope rail between us and the Penguins (except the ones that decided to come and have a closer look and a nibble on my trousers!) we got incredibly close to them and turned into ...