Travel Blogs from San Carlos de Bariloche
... of the same name.It is primarily known for its alpine architecture courtesy of immigrants from Germany,Switzerland,Austria and Italy and with them they bought all the alpine traditions associated with their countries.Chocolates,ice cream,St Bernard dogs,Pasta,Swiss style cottages,conifers and the grey granite stone which is magnificently obvious in the construction of the towns cathedral.It came into prominence as a tourist destination in the 1930s and 1940s and has ...
... weather had turned on us and it was looking pretty grey so we took the opportunity to look around the town, sample some more chocolate, check out the market (I got some great leather earrings) and have a hot chocolate. Our favourite chocolate store was Marmushka. Yum yum! So came the time for us to part ways with Chris and Lauren as they continue their travels in Chile and we head on to Mendoza, leaving the chocolate behind for a journey into ...
... They have a revolving restaurant at the top that moved almost too fast for me; we decided to get back down the mountain and rest some
We walked to an Italian restaurant for dinner. There are zillions of Italian restaurants everyplace we go in this country. It was about a mile one way to the restaurant, so I felt like I at least got a little exercise. We stopped at a pharmacy, and I got a bandage for ...
... people as they are huge and enjoyed some more wine with our dinner and even had some dessert! All for the cheap price of 100 pesos each ($20). Some people from our hostel were going out so we went along, but not really in the mood for techno and flat gin and tonics so we returned back to the hostel and had a little Tea party! Haha, you know your getting old when tea sounds way more fun the staying out in the clubs till late! Bariloche, ...
... but did find one afternoon departure. It takes around 6 -7 hours. The bus terminal in Bariloche is about 3kms from town so get a taxi or catch a local bus (bus de mayo - you have to get a ticket before getting on the bus there counter is inside the terminal)
Cost: 15,000 Chilean pesos, bus to town was 7 Argentina pesos each or 3.50 if you get a electronic swipe cars, see below
Note: If there is two of you or your going to be doing any of the walks or bike ride ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services