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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... other places. We drove through some of the mountains and had a bit of a view as the sun rose but then the fog settled in. For quite a while, the fog seemed to role in and out. Some of the trees are staring to change colouring, giving the landscape an array of colour. There was also a large section of trees that had moss dropping off of them. It was a really unique sight. The land turned arid again as ...
... exchange rates at well above the true rate. Traders down here love it, because they make a killing out of we tourists paying the "official" rate. But the poor old common people are seeing their purchasing power blown to smithereens. That said, I would like a few pesos, but we have found with ATMs that some give you money, most don't. We came to see the Perito Moreno Glacier and, tomorrow, we will do so. This afternoon, ...
... Pedro and I got t-shirts and Marco got another stuffed puffy toy for his animal collection: a penguin, which he quickly named it "Penguy". We also bought some specialties of the place... We had lunch at a very simply but good place: Prieto's bar. We had steak a la Milanese, chips and mixed pure of potato and pumpkin. After filling up the car's tank with "Nafta Super" we headed to the rental car place (Localiza) to handover ...
... we headed for bed.
Up again for a very poor breakfast Sam and I cut out to another nearby hostel to check availability. On entering the vibe was a lot better and we made the switch with minimal fuss and a nice little money saver. The town is a lot smaller than I expected. It is basically just one street filled with outdoor shops, excursion shops and memrobilla shops. Not even a barbers. No chance of a camera here. It's ...
... just oil wells, scrub & sheep, though did see a loberia (sea lion colony)
on the beach & more of the reverse robins, black birds with rusty red
Frustratingly there was a stop at a comfortable gas station
in godforsaken Fitzroy, which now has swanky cabanas, where I could have hung
out and saved myself several hours, though don’t know how people bought their
tickets – insider info I guess.