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... by 8pm) offered at Don Florencio, another recommendation by our reception for dinner. We had a parillada with lots of different cuts and types of meats, intestines, kidneys and blood sausage (some of that might sound 'offal' but the way it was cooked made it delicious). The portions were huge too, we were told to only order a 3 person portion even though there were 4 of us. We did our best to eat everything but we eventually had to give up with a few scraps of meat left on the plate.
... earth, and, strangely, a whole lot of Germans and Swiss people.
San Martin de los Andes sits in Nequen province, just above the beginning of Patagonia. In winter the rich of the country flock here to ski, and in summer they return to laze by the sparkling blue lake. It's a gorgeous little town, with wooden cabins, A-frames, and chocolate shops lending it a very Swiss feeling. Upon arriving we found that to ...
... religious retreat going on at the hostel and I returned from dinner to a full fledged all-male born-again service going on in the dining room. I am currently sitting in my room listening to insanity being yelled over a microphone about el Señor, el hijo y el espíritu santo. Most of it is in song. I had decided to stick around here for a few days and take a very long bus ride to Buenos Aires on the 24th ...
... we arrived to book their last room. We were given
directions to another one that MIGHT have space and allow dogs. We called a
dozen other places in the meantime. Then resigned to investigate this other
place. It seemed we had just missed the last double room in this hosteria as
well. However, they did have a suite that could accompany five people. Joaquin
and I talked it over, and ended up taking it.
... of the native bush flowers called Amancay and also the 'Rosa Mosqueta' is in flower. The people of the Andes have long used the rose hip oil from these plants for healing purposes and many creams and oils are still made and sold here.
We had a wonderful time relaxing and having picnics in idyllic spots on shady river banks. We bought 2 folding chairs, a ...