Santa Monica Aparts
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... like clap and an enjoyable sight. The great thing about this glacier is it is not affected by global warming and is forever compounding, so it rejuvenates itself. We then visited different viewpoints from different altitudes and took a million photos, trying to encapsulate what we were seeing – but you simply can't – you have to see this wonder face to face.
That night we enjoyed a Patagonian Lamb dish at the restaurant at our Hostel, which ...
... that, there is nothing to be seen. Only desert. Every bend in the road, every crest of a hill shows a bigger sky, a flatter country, a further horizon. In Puerto San Julian we witness a demonstration of schoolteachers requesting higher salaries. A teacher with 20 years of experience earns 11.000 pesos (1.100 euro) per month. Seems quite little. Other than us, no spectators. Poor sods. Another demonstration, by truckdrivers burning cartyres is more widespread ...
... On the out skirts of Puerto san juliano it starts raining hard water flowing down the street. So cold.
We carried on a few more miles but we are soaked water running through my gear. I was really glad when Tom decided to stop. Now to find a hotel I walk into reception of one lovely polished tiled floor I am so wet that the rain is running out of my gear all over the floor. Fortunately they were very understanding and find us a ...
... and wine from 9pm - 2am for the equivalent of e10. Challenge accepted. We were joined by about 7 others including an Irish girl, Saoirse, who sat beside Claire. After hearing I was half Dutch, she asked Claire if I was Sean de Jong to which Claire was quite baffled and wondered if I was famous or something. Although I'm surprisingly not famous yet, Saoirse happened to go to College with Lisa. A small world. I spent the majority of the ...
... and listening to this natural wonder that has been around for hundreds of thousands of years. Seeing huge chunks of ice calving from the edge into the water below is spectacular, the crashing sound and following tidal wave on the shore below make you realise that what looked like a small chunk from 80m away could be the size of a truck. The patterns revealed behind a falling chunk and the colours changing depending on where the sun hits ...