TripAdvisor Reviews Saco Viejo Las Grutas
Travel Blogs from Las Grutas
... Made my bus and there was a space with 1
min to spare so decided it was meant to be.
Was a dull flat scrubby 3 hours, via a prettier bit of San
Antonio, a parador overlooking the deep green river. Had decided not to book
despite places being over 70% full and proved to be a good move – knew what was
available and got it for 60% of online price. Took the 1st place
just 1 block from old bus station – ...
... that it should be cheaper if they only want me to eat breakfast for 1
person, they just don’t get it or don’t care to – might have to give a revisit
a miss as can’t find a reasonably priced place except where I ended up but
doubt if they’ll give me that rate again.
Found some moneychangers in town that gave me the rate I
wanted as the hostel owner backtracked on is previous offer to match it - as
... important, the GPS that I had paid for online already. He explained that they don’t have those and I would have to call the parent company not this branch to get refunded. With great wisdom he told us it was better to buy one because it was cheaper (it wasn’t). To amend this he gave us directions to a store where they sold one (which were wrong). Needless to say, I lurched out of the parking lot in a grumpy mood.
After once ...
... a small settlement consisting of a few dozen houses, a school, a soccer field and a cemetary/shrine. We decided to stop and take a break. A group of 4-5 boys were playing soccer close to where we stopped and came over to where we were to check us out. Claudio offered them each a short ride on the back of his bike, which was a thrill for each of them.
We continued along the road past more estancia's for another 20 KM or so until we came to another "Pueblito" ...
... fight ensued!
Wednesday 14 April. Buenos Aires - Mar del Plata. 423ks.
Hotel rise and shine call at 6.30am! Gustavo from Fox Shipping kindly collected us from the hotel and off to the docks it was, to collect the truck ... at last! An anxious moment as the bolt cutter did his job separating the seal from the container and there 'she' was... a great sight to behold, a great relief too. After a couple of hours completing paperwork at various offices ...