Hotel Reconquista Garden
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I know this might not be the most exciting blog but allow me to vent.
The weather was bad in Bariloche the morning of my flight, of course it was as it is Bariloche and not Summer. So I knew my flight would be delayed and was advised - by the airline - to go to the airport later. I did. And then it turns out that they gave my seat - my confirmed seat - away. I learned this initially through the French couple i had been chatting to in the queue. They were ...
... br> the docks – it felt even more like Bristol docks with the yachts and red brick
warehouses, whose bricks were imported from England according to a local. There
were no seagulls but plenty of parrots decorating the cranes with guano and squawking
loudly – surprised to see them so far south considering how cold it can get and
also right in the city centre. Also a few turtles basking on a semi-submerged
... sun was setting on the horizon. Watching the road while feeling it under the wheels, heading southward, we were returning to Patagonia, this time in search of snow in the Andes.
The 24 hours spent in the front of the second story of the double decker bus that delivered us from Buenos Aires to San Martín de Los Andes were relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable. We were fed three meals, along with deserts, wine, beer and even after dinner cocktails! We were shown ...
... also the Camita. We enjoyed a stadium tour learning about the fanatical fans. When some supporters pass away, their ashes are thrown over the field. This is not allowed but still happens. After the tour we walked through the colourful house and market stalls of Camita. We then headed back to the other side of town to visit the amazing Recoletta cemetery seeing the most iconic political figure Eva Peron's (Evita) grave. We then wondered through the mall before grabbing an ...
... and parties organised by the hostel. First one the list was a free tango lesson.
Argentina is known for its wine, especially Malbec. As a welcome change from the beer, we decided to start the evening with a bottle of wine costing 35 pesos, equivalent to just over £2!! And it tasted surprisingly good. Before the tango class had even started, Nayan, Eliot and I had managed to drink ...