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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Pets allowed
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... improves After a long search for food we found s "bar" about half s mile from our hostel which served a chip meat style fondu basically a large boll of chips covered in a meat and veg stu thing! Great food and good value with beers the total came to just under 15 quid Bed at 11 which is s big change mainly due to the difference in light in northern chilli it goes dark at 6.39 in southern chilli it stays light till 10.39, just another way to mess up your body ...
... the whole meal, aside from the typical undressed salad served in a bowl with a pocket of celery, one of canned hearts of palm, one of shredded lettuce, and one of tomato, was really quite good. We left satiated and I was also pleased that the bill was reasonable, at least compared to the prices in Santiago.
On our first real day in Punta Arenas we awoke early because the sun was pouring in through our skylight, as we had not figured out ...
... I will get.
Around lunch time, as the captain warned us, we entered the open sea (the Pacific) and it became even more rocky! Walking in the dining hall holding a plate for lunch was rather interesting, and a challenge. I did not mind this at all and found it kind of comfortable if I'm sitting on the couch or lying in bed. Fortunately Bob is also not affected by it either. He ate a light lunch, with pasta and bread which ...
... calafate berry.
We went looking for another bar, but in the end had to ask at tourist information. As we thought, there weren't too many bars, but we were pointed in the direction of two. The first was the Taberna Club de la Union although tourists are allowed entry. It was more expensive, but a nice setting in the catacomb basement of the Sara Braun's palace (she was widow of Jose Noguera who was successful businessman and one of the pioneers in the area).
... this distance – they seem to be double the Galapagos or 1.5 Magellans tall!
Finally a species where the female is as pretty as the male, equality at last – even the ranger needs to get really close to tell. Very quiet as well, but their season is running about 3 months late apparently, so only just moulting and none of the noisy courting malarkey going on yet.
The spot they picked is in a ...