Hotel Del Lago Golf & Art Resort
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After 600km total by bike and countless km by train, bus, and hitchhiking we have bid our farewells to Argentina. Muchas gracias to all the kind folks who helped us along our route! Friendly passers by who helped with directions or encouraging words, other fellow travelers who shared stories and lifted our spirits, chocolate shop workers in Bariloche for the many free samples of rich delicious bombones, and most of all to family who housed and ...
... we arrived, so treated ourselves to an awesome seafood platter and then checked out the beach. It was freezing but there were about 20 surfers in the water. I get that surfers 'live' for the waves - I've seen Point Break - but they are all loco if you ask me.
Uruguay is apparently a very laid back country and we've only heard good things about it, so we were surprised at the number of rude and unhelpful ...
So, I got up this morning and had that hot shower I was so hoping for. I went down at 7:30 am and had breakfast. The woman who prepares the breakfasts and cleans the rooms (I forget her name) looked after me one last time. She always greets you with a smile.
So, after breakfast I went outside and opened the front gate in anticipation for the taxi at 8:00 AM. I was a bit nervous leaving only 30 minutes before the bus departure ...
... would stop when we stopped. The dog walked us all the way to the restaurant. When we left the restaurant we were walking down the street when the same dog reappeared and walked with us all the way back to the hotel. It was like the dog was trying to look after us too!!
The restaurant itself was full of people. I ordered a medium rare steak, salad bar and wine. The wine was terrible but the steak was pretty good. It didn't come with the ...
Later I learned from the owner that they were in fact hitting the end of the season and many places were shutting down. He offered to lend me a couple of hundred dollars to get me by until tomorrow and then said he had to go to the bank tomorrow and would take me into town to the bank so I could exchange some money. Now that is customer service!!!
I went to bed early as I was still a bit jet lagged. Let's see what tomorrow will bring.