Howard Johnson Congreso
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... vendors trying to flog tat than the tube.
Passed some interesting old buildings, including some very
decorative waterworks and the crenelated warehouses of the Quilmes beer plant.
Unfortunately it was hard to know where you were as some stations not signed
and there were no helpful announcements at each station unlike on the tube.
Unfortunately tube announcements, which ...
... suffice to say Colin and Michelle now know I'm rubbish on a hangover and no sleep!!!
So to keep us entertained, we danced to Polynesian, Indian and Irish music. And just had a laugh until lunch. During lunch, there was a cool tango show which made up for the randomness of the day! And then, the part Colin was looking forward to the most....horse riding. So, we didn't actually to ride but got to see the experts do a performance! Not ...
... was oozing with cheese, it was literally a heart attack on a plate.) unfortunately Fredy didn't come out but told us that we should go to the area Palermo, so after pre drinks in our room and the consumption of a £3 litre bottle of vodka, we headed out. Palermo was really busy, with lots of bars but we ended up in a club because there weren't any outdoor fiestas like we'd hoped for. It was a pretty fun night, dancing to all the Spanish music and everyone getting excited when ...
... us and that included 1 vegan and some other very delicate eaters. The activities on the farm were the real the highlights. In the morning we chose to shear sheep. This included first rounding them up into a pen by a very well trained sheep dog (they follow like lemmings and all watch what's going on) then we caught one of the young males and gave him a bris there and then... For those of you who can't handle gore... Skip to the next paragraph... So they turn the lamb upside ...
... in the shade and with bit of a view of the lake we sat in the afternoon sun enjoying our nibbles and celebrating Lia's birthday. As usual we had an extra guest but this time the dog was quite polite and just kept watch.
After a few hours we needed to head back to the hostel to get ready for our night at the Tango. As most streets in BA are one way we were unsure of where to find the bus stop so made the decision to walk up to the subway ...