Las Restingas Hotel de Mar
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... of animals including the large rabbit from Alice in Wonderland. We had numerous stops throughout the day with the first being the visitor centre. In the visitor centre they had a full skeleton of a whale and some other information about the flora and fauna in the park. Our next stop was Punta Cantor. Here we saw a few Magellanic penguins and some elephant seals. We then continued to another lookout point and on the way spotted ...
... land that was full of lava and fire. Smoking hot pools of flames that had to be avoided in order to reach the end. That was pretty much how we envisioned the Land of Fire to be. It wasn't. In fact, the whole name 'Land of Fire' is stupid. We didn't see one fire! Not one! It was cold and wet, the opposite of fire! We are planning on writing to the Pagagonian tourist board to petition for a name change. We propose Tierra del H˙medo, Land of Damp.
Still, we ...
... the same place for about an hour while we feasted on views of mothers with calves circling and passing under the boat. At one point we had a pair on either side of the boat, so close that our faces were sprayed when they “blew” The weather conditions were perfect and the sea so calm and glassy, the views of the whales under water close to the boat were ...
... to turn around. Devastated, but brainstorming, we thought perhaps if we stopped at the one estancia we had passed thirty kilometers back, maybe we could pay a farmer to drive us to Punta Tombo, wait for us, and then drive us back to the van. When we arrived to the estacion, we found two dogs running around, but no sign of any people or vehicles. So, we continued beach to route 3, sad, disappointed, and without much to say to each other.
As we continued north, we ...
... no rush, and I was embracing the freedom of my new lifestyle. Cruising. Taking in the Martian like scenery.
I was excited to be heading to the mountains. I had had my fill of beaches over the last week. I had heard from many people that the towns and cities along Ruta 40 are "muy lindo". That included Esquel, but when I got to the city, I felt largely underwhelmed.
The hostel was not far from the main part of town, but it felt very secluded. I ...