Obelisco Center Suites
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- Continental Breakfast
- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
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... small town on dirt roads. So glad we had a really central hotel where we could walk everywhere. An uneventful flight back to BA and then a bit of a wait for a car to take us to the airport hotel, only a few minutes down the road. We discover that breakfast only starts at 7am and we have to leave at 5.30am. Seems crazy for an airport hotel that is designed for people with early flights to start breakfast so ...
... and an almond croissant. Croissants, or medialunas (half moons) as they are called here, are really popular – every café seems to have an offer on them with coffee, but they are not croissants as we know them – not buttery or flaky, but sweet, sometimes artificially yellowed and doughy. The gourmet ones were traditionally French but the frangipane lacked flavour and the almonds were not (sufficiently) toasted ...
... that good ever. After lunch, once we'd had time to digest, it was time to get on the horses and practice what we'd spent the morning learning. I only had one problem with all of this. I'd been practicing all morning with the mallet in my left hand and when I got on the horse, they told me I needed to put it in my right hand. It was awkward and weird/hard and my shoulder and arm got sore quicker than I'd hoped for. I did all the practice bits but declined to ...
... to eat Mexican Burritos and Colombian sweets, listening to live bands, checking out the scene and running into old friends (a French guy we hung with in Bariloche and the two Italian bikers we met in Patagonia while waiting for a gas attendant to return from siesta), the walk took a good two hours!
As soon as we arrived to San Telmo's central plaza, we were lured into a restaurant to watch a tango show. After a beer, freshly squeezed orange juices and some fries ...
... created a nice breeze, keeping us cool as we slept in our sleeping bags to avoid touching the sheets. Hannah managed to survive the night on a lopsided bunk bed, and the prostitute's number on the bathroom door added a nice touch. We especially enjoyed the (sarcastic?) sign on the door instructing us not to trash the furniture. Immediately after checking in, we went searching for a different hostel for the next day; which turned out to be ...