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... were full as a long weekend – hadn’t realised yet again! Finally
settled for an apartment as better value than a double and had food with me to
Still trying to find an LP for Brazil but the bookshop here
didn’t have it but kindly found one online in BA – let’s hope it is still there
when I am!
... 7 million people in Buenos Aires. We had the choice to go north to the jungle, or South to Patagonia. Being short now on time and having seen so much jungle already, we decided to make our way to a landscape we hadn't yet come across on this trip, or ever, actually. It was time to delve into the beautiful Patagonian region that Argentina and Chile share. Home to penguins, glaciers, the termination of the Andes, the most southern ...
... that time it was being run by a German family who had immigrated to Argentina after WWII. As it turned out, the dad was in the infantry and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. My dad was in US Army infantry 101st division and fought in the battle of the bulge (i.e. these two men could very well have been trying to kill each other in WWII. The only other guests at the lodge over christmas were a French ...
... lakes and trees
to be covered in grey ash. Without air-conditioning, we were forced to drive
the dusty road with the windows down, tasting dirt the entire last leg of the
route. Arriving in San Martin de Los Andes, fresh off of being told NO in the
last town, we had high hopes.
As is the custom in this part of Argentina, we waited in
line at a tourist information center, and a nice woman tried ...
... cenizas'; some days are bright blue skies while on others the sky is obscured and the air dusty.
The area to the north of San Martin, around Junin de Los Andes is dominated by the extinct Volcano Lanin and seems little affected by the active Chilean volcano and our photos of it now show how the whole area once looked; pristine. There are hundreds ...