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Travel Blogs from Villa La Angostura
... the lake and then went for a walk up a mountain in the opposite direction to see a waterfall. It was a lovely day and the woods are incredible! On the way back from my walk I picked up some veggies and a merluza fillet to make for dinner. I arrived back to the hostel to find that a bunch of people had congregated and were all making dinner together! Oh well, at least I have enough for lunch ...
... re going to actually do.
We go down to the lake front with vague thoughts of kayaking or getting on a motorboat. But it's too windy to kayak easily and there are no motorboats to be had, D vetoes a boat trip to another little town on the lake... So. We get back in the car and drive. And drive. And miss the turn off for our hostel so carry on to Junin, the 'trout capital' of...um...the area? Argentina? The world? Whatever - it's underwhelming, with nothing of note except ...
... t involve getting on organized tours. In Bariloche, most of the outdoors stuff required you to have a car or to get on some organized tour. I looked into getting a car, but (1) it was too expensive; and (2) the more respectable looking places were (surprisingly) reluctant to rent me a car because my driver's license had already expired. Then I looked into what tours were available, but (1) they were too expensive; and (2) they were too expensive.
... one (and only other one that day) arrives in 2 hours time but we won't know until it arrives if they have space. With nowhere else to go we park up on a bench outside the bus station. Shortly after we are joined by a dog who sticks his head under the bench we are sat on and drags out a tiny pebble. Clearly he wants to play "fetch" and he proves amazing at chasing a stone anywhere in the parking lot or even catching it in mid-air. Not ...
... explaining the concept of a different mother tongue. Perhaps to her I was like big child.
We then parted ways, she took off at a different road, but stood there watching me go further down the road, waving goodbye and wishing me luck. It was really sweet - one of those moments where I feel traveling this far is justified.
For dinner, I cooked a risotto (I'm a bit of a one-trick pony when it comes to food). ...
- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center