Microtel Inn & Suites Malargue
Travel Blogs from Malargue
This morning we enjoyed the great croissants in the Hotel Aconcaqua, a change from the baaad breakfast we had in so many other hotels.
We took off at 10.30 under a cloudy sky but it soon cleared as we rolled out of town and the sun stayed with us all day.
Todays trip to MalargŁe is 435 km.
We heading south on Route 40.< …
In the morning we met Juanjo again on the road and we decided to ride the day together. First on a paved ruta 40, then on a section, where the map stated "ruta en muy mal estado" (road in very bad condition). It was. We arrived quite late in Malargue and decided to stay there overnight. Juanjo with his tight schedule moved on: Suerte!
... After lunch they took us for a walk to a waterfall. The waterfall was, well frankly not very impressive, but it was never going to be in a desert. However, the fossils that were scattered around were. And all the rocks smelled of oil/petrol, which i thought was pretty amazing.
Meanwhile, Irish was back at the restaurant, debating the use of the local toilet. As we all load onto the bus, Irish makes a run for the toilet. He returned a ...
... turned back to rough bumpy stones and sand!! It was another hell road indeed!! There was a lot of construction work going on and it must have been shift change as van after van was just racing along this dirt road and covering me in dust and stones, it was just terrible indeed!!
However bad this road was I still stopped loads along the way and took photos of the wonderful scenery. There was goats and horses as well as donkeys all along the road so ...
... br> After seeing some beautiful sites and doing some funs things, it was back to adventure time with limited fuel and a misbehavfing motorbike. We added a local barn to our list of accommadations along with a toll booth and the garden of a local pub and heat stroke to our small list of ailments. I got hugged by a bike gang member after saying I liked argentines better than chileans because they are friendlier and almost turned into a ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
If you have the bad luck to be put in the old wing of the hotel you will experience old room, old bathroom etc.
We had to ask them to change the beds .... Which they did promptly
the beds had a perfect bathtub shape.
A/C ? what A/C It must have worked once upon a time.......
One think very positive: The srtaff friendly and efficient.
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