Hotel Peninsula Valdes
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... etc. That's what we did tonight. The sunset was nice, and the moon rise was even better. I rushed back to get my camera. But when I came back, the sun was gone and the moon had risen. Oh well, next time!
Even though it was a nice sunny day today, it was definitely cooler than yesterday. Tonight it was even cold - could not walk without a jacket. I continued to worry if we could get on shore tomorrow ....
... take photos as I would have liked. Lesson learned/confirmed: if planning to take photos, must do private tour without a group!
We left Punta Tombo shortly after 1pm. On the way back, Martin took us to the small Welsh town called Gaiman. We stopped for about 15 minutes and everyone got out to take a picture of the church. There was really nothing else. It was so hot, about 94 degrees! Ugh! I felt drained of any energy.
We got back to the pier around 4. Bob and ...
... to the bus station to buy our tickets to buenos aires on the bus that left in 15 minutes. Luckily there was a lot of spaces free. When we went to sit outside and wait for our bus, we were greeted by carolina who was heading home to uraguay via buenos aires and happened to be on the same bus. Awesome another near 20 hours of spanish practise coming up :)
We were talking about yerba mate, a tea like drink that is a custom in argentina. People carry cups with metal straws ...
... to the Peninsula so I went on a really nice long walk along the beach and up to the lookout. Got back in the afternoon and had to decide where I was going after Puerto Madryn. I asked Luca if he could go anywhere in Argentina where he would go, he said El Calafate, I asked Isaac and the girls from NYC and they said the same thing, so I guess I'm going south to see the glacier! Good thing I found those long pants at the yoga ...