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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Tirol San Carlos de Bariloche
This is very good 3* hotel. For decent price it offers appropriate service.
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My bus to Puerto Madryn left later in the afternoon, so I decided to take the gondola up to Cerro Otto, a 1´400 meter high mountain outside of Bariloche. Whereas most tourist where excited about the gondola ride, I was rather scared to be honest. It was another very windy day in Patagonia and the gondola had seen better days. I don´t think that ...
For our last day in Bariloche before heading over to the Llao Llao resort, we decided to drive back to Villa La Angostura. This time we brought our hiking shoes so that we could hike in the Parque Nacional Los Arrayanes. We were interested in a casual hike through the woods, so we decided not to hike the full 12km to reach the end of the peninsula. After a steep 20 minute walk uphill, we reached to top and enjoyed a beautiful view of Puerto de Villa ...
... however when we got to the place the boleteria (ticket office) advertised the same prices. Whew! relief. though still damn expensive.
This is what we are noticing everywhere. Argentina is expensive! Holy heck what happened. Nick says it's because inflation is at 10%. All over shop windows advertise a discount if you pay in cash. Descuento con efectivo.
Back to the Cerro. ...
... mountains! Perfect
way to wake up in the morning! My friend Katie who I met in Colombia
had recommended a couple of things to do in Bariloche including hiring a
car and going to the seven lakes. Iain was keen to hire a car, so after
arriving in Bariloche at 6pm, we had organised to pick up a car at 9am
the next day.
Iain and ...
... We made it to the top and saw the lake where all the water was coming from. Snow capped mountains turned into smooth dark grey rock which descended into the water. On a sunny or non rainy day this view would be one to stand and appreciate but with the wind blowing the rain straight at us we did not stay long. Even my normal cold weather thermals were beginning to feel soggy. We made it down the 50,000 steps (slight exaggeration but it ...