Mountain Retreat Resort
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... to the dollar. Because the dollar is stable, it is prized by Argentines and they are willing to pay more for it. There is an illegal, but open, market in dollars, called the "Blue Exchange," with fluctuating rates. The current blue rate is about 13.5 pesos to the dollar. That means using an ATM or credit card gives a tourist 50% fewer pesos than ...
... and mountain air.
I thought I was fully prepared with maps but turns out I have left the relevant page somewhere. Yikes, no cell coverage,nomads, no signage. Finally I begged Marty to stop and I flagged down a motorist, a diamond covered lady named Rosie. She didn't know how to get to our destination and was going to call her husband but didn't know how to turn on her phone nor did I. We decided to push on and take ...
... br> The next day we headed to Calaveras State park where they have some Giant Sequoias. I knew they were big but wow! these are some big feckin trees. I mean really big. Tall and huge. Massive and colossal even… they do make you feel insignificant especially when you consider that the really big ones can be up to 3000 years old. But there is a real sense of peace and timelessness when you are with them. It is easy to understand ...
... driveway saying" Bicyclist I have a proposal for you." Well she and her husband had been extending their yard and their shower out to bicycle tourist for the las several years. I really felt bad I couldn't take her up on her offer, but I had only gone 40 miles and I still thought I was going to make it to Cooks Station. I thank her profusely and continued on to Omo Ranch. Here I met another couple Ted and Mary who ran the local store and let cyclist camp ...
... a rock eating and these two fatties calling themselves squirrels came mooching over for some food (for Gemma and Shellie's benefit, I named them Thomas and Agatha) but we were good citizens and didn't feed them. We sat for about 15 minutes and then Angeline and Taryn came up on the falls. We chatted with them for a bit to find out what the others were doing; apparently Graeme had convinced four of the others not to do the longer hike, as they'd never hiked before and didn't ...