Howard Johnson Congreso
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... the artist because of the colour spectrum).. we then whipped out the swimwear and took a dip in the thermal hot springs nearby which were around35 to 39 degrees.. felt so good.
We then drove another couple of hours to the steaming geysers which looked like you were on a different planet like Mars or something. totally smelt of rotten eggs due to all the sulpher but was pretty cool.
Day 3- We rose early again and headed to the stone tree where there was ...
... we knew that was our cue to get back to the apt... we didn't want to be two girls roaming around the streets by ourselves. We god back, took a power nap, and got ready for a night out. We had heard that the clubs in Buenos Aires open late, REAL LATE... about 2 AM. They go until about 7 AM - that's my kind of party! We went to "Asia de Cuba" which was a club at the Port where we had dinner the night before. They charged a $10 cover which included a drink. We arrived about 2:30 AM ...
... charge. They also gave me recommendations for a good transportation company that was much cheaper than the regular taxi service. TiendaLeon is a shuttle bus service from the airport to various hostels and hotels in the center. Rather than being $400 (argentine pesos), it was only $120. I paid for my bus ticket and walked through the electric sliding doors, out into the early morning sunrise.
It was 5am and the sun was just beginning to poke its head ...
... got used to them pretty quickly. Peter was a pro and competitive as always, Lisa tried not to look too much like an amateur. After 30 minutes we started our own polo game (Lisa and Kim vs. Dutch Lisa and Peter). It was a hell of a lot slower than to professionals but we manage 3 goals each side (including a cracker by Lisa and a good few by Peter). As we were at a tie, it went to the Golden Goal (whoever scores next wins) and of course Lisa's team won (guess who's writing this ...
queues are normally pretty boring, but today I saw something that made
me giggle like an idiot. To get in and out of Argentina, you normally
need to have a photo taken and your thumb print electronically recorded.
After having her photo taken, one passenger was 'asked' to record her
thumb print via a hand gesture from the immigration official (they don't
use too many words). So the passenger looked at the camera again,
smiled and gave a thumbs ...