- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
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... friendliest stamp in Argentina. There was even a bag inspection. There was a good view of Volcan Lanin from the border, perhaps it was this view that kept all the border guards happy.
On the road again, we drove through Parque Nacional Villarrica which has a forest of Araucania trees (monkey puzzle trees). There was even a fox at the side of the gravel road.
We arrived in San Martin at 8pm and fortunately only had to ...
... all of the campsites and most of the trails were closed. The only one open was a short walk up a mountain to a mirador that overlooked the lake. 3 hour round trip, nothing too exciting. Except that for us it was exciting. Finally! Pine scented woods! Freezing weather! Hiking! The outdoors! Yes, I remembered the outdoors. We'd been in cities so long I'd almost forgotten. The trail itself broke into a dozen or so smaller ...
... br> Joaquin and I laughed as we soaked in our surroundings. Neither of us had ever envisioned this, but we were both happy. After dinner we slowly drove back to the campsite and sat under the bright stars sharing a beer and listening to music. We experimented with having a conversation in Spanish, but it did not last very long. This was what I had wanted when I set out for this road trip. I loved the remoteness of our black beach. It is no surprise we spent another night ...
Back in San Martin, the sun was out. We treated ourselves to a fantastic chalet with all mod-cons overlooking the lake. It was Christmas Eve and Ben had agreed to DJ at The Manchester Pub with Javier, our local friend. We arrived there at 10pm and there was no sign of any disco. Whilst waiting patiently for the diners to eat up, we sipped super-strength cocktails and gigantic servings of brandy. At last, the tables were removed and nightclub punters ...
... woodpecker with a bright red head and David even managed to get a photo despite the woodpecker moving every time he clicked.
Having the time to observe and take photos of insects show that we are beginning to really slow down. We almost feel like locals and are looking forward to being settled for a while in 'our' house with a lake view in Bariloche.