Hotel Gran Madryn
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... is a tough environment. We saw guanacos roaming and watched rheas run through the scrub, they can cover a lot of ground quickly. We also saw maras, which look like a cross between a rabbit and a guinea pig, but hop like a kangaroo, or a pogo stick!
We left the estancia and continued on the Peninsula Valdez to Punta Norde to view a sea lion colony. We heard them grunting and roaring before we reached the beach--a teeming mass of wiggling bodies stretched ...
... hire documents.
It was a complete nightmare! At this point the idea of simply dumping the van in a river was seriously contemplated. Fortunately, Wicked, the hire company that we were originally worried about for their customer service, came back to us and were actually very helpful. They said they would be able to send a driver on a bus to meet us in Mendoza on the Argentinian/Chilean border and they would take care of the van for us, but at what cost we didnt ...
... you just packed oh so securely on the bike. Unexpected potholes. Cars speeding up behind you and honking. Too hungry or tired to think. It will be nice to have a few days to rest, and what a luxury this bus is right now! So, here we are at a lovely hostel in Puerto Madryn, meeting fellow travelers and exchanging stories. We are going to see the whales tomorrow and are busy planning our next stint on bikes...700km from here to El ...
world....the females get to 16m and the males 13m! At this time of year
the females stay in the bay of Puerto Madryn to teach their babies how
to swim and eat before they then head to Antarctica. A couple of Mums
and babies came right next to the boat! It was amazing! After doing the
boat trip we had luck on our side.....Orcas (killer whales) can also be
... up to the boat, with a couple of meters and sometimes passing right underneath us. We also saw a couple of whales breaching directly in front of us and even spotted a rare grey southern write whale. The tour lasted about 2 hours but in that time we must have seen at least 30 whales.
Our next stop as the elephant seal colony at Punta Cantor. It was a little early in the season so there were only juvenile seals on the beach. The big males ...