La Posada de Madryn
Travel Blogs from Puerto Madryn
We left Buenos Aires on Sunday afternoon by bus - destination Puerto Madryn. The bus ride was 20 hours long but very confortable as the bus network in Argentina is amazing: seats which turn into beds, lunch, dinner & breakfast, English films on TV.. Ryanair eat your heart out!
It was also an interesting ride thanks to the crazy driving and …
... for that perfect picture.
Having run up the beach, probably to the locals amusement, we found our spot and sat down to watch 8 or 10 whales at any one moment breaching or fluking within in our eyesight. At one point 500m out a whale seemed to fluke again and again - maybe 10 times or more. Amazingly after this a mother a baby whale repeatedly breached in front of us - we could not believe how lucky we were. After a while we put our cameras down ...
... and tried to convince him that we will not behave in the same way as previous customers. He immediately took a shine to Sebastian which was to be a theme for the morning. Having been shown a great video briefing we set off for the beachside dive shop and were given our wet suits which were highly buoyant - Finn and Seb wore 2 wet suits with Seb's suits being particularly tight meaning he was struggling to breathe - we were all walking funnily due to wearing thick wet ...
... me who can't speak Spanish and an Argentine with no English. Google translate conversions are the funniest. So huge tequila shots and beers later, 2 bars and a dodgy club, we have a puker and sore heads. Happy to say I was not the puker!! Day 4...So Im leaving Puerto Madryn today with a warm fuzzy feeling after meeting these guys. I sat for an hour waiting for my bus to arrive at ...
... 8220;I don’t like”, the driver lowered his speed to 95 KMPH as a compromise and we continued sliding around for another 20 minutes. Once we arrived at the next part of the tour the guide acknowledged that it was an unnerving journey but the driver had to keep his foot down otherwise we would have got stuck. I don’t think anyone agreed that we needed to be going so hard. This part of the peninsula was home to ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet