Konke Hotel & Sabores
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking
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... amazing how long days are when it is light until 10pm! Wayne just returned huffing and puffing a bit having being pursued by two dogs.... Maybe they wanted the excellent bottle of Malbec and an Argentinian cheese that he was carrying!
At 9.30pm we were back in town eating at a classic Patagonian grill restaurant. Wayne still hankers for the huge dish of of mixed grilled meats and I tell ...
... we had the upstairs lounge with a view of the sunset and a log burner to ourselves for the evening, perfect. Hannah also returned to her winning cribbage ways over a litre carton of wine. Early morning bus to El Calafate was next up with an incredibly long border crossing involving lots of queuing (for us or pushing in for Israelis) and the very confusing money exchange process that is required to make Argentina affordable, Chilean pesos from the ATM changed to ...
... we visited the banos- loos to the non Spanish speaking reader- and I had to buy a beer for my unofficial guide before we clambered onto the minibus for our campsite. Best beer in along while Inga and I agreed! More concessions for the old woman as our guide had obtained an extra inflatable mattress for me and allocated Inga and I a slightly bigger tent. I have to say the hardest thing about camping is getting into and out of the tent when ones knees ...
... massive, you can see the glacier goes back really far, but that's just a small portion of it. They've created a park at the base of the glacier so that you can take lots of photos, and you can sit and watch, waiting for big sections to fall off in their huge crashes to the ground. We also took a boat ride to the glacier to be up close and personal. Really beautiful ...
... to booking it was full up until Sunday. Not the end of the world, but a little inconvenient. It is just another example of something I could have just sorted but left too late. This playing it fast and loose is really becoming my undoing. I need to get out of my own way. But I digress. There isn't a lot to do here (for cheap) to keep me entertained. I can crack on with learning Spanish and ...