Sheraton Mar del Plata Hotel
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- Minbar in room
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Room service
- Smoking rooms available
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We woke up late again this morning, it must be all the walking up hills and fresh ocean air. We were up before Martin and Cecilia though, so we walked down to the beach and looked at the booths at the feria - there were a few more vendors, but nothing caught our eye. We headed out in the car around noon, heading south to see Mar Del Plata's iconic lighthouse. We drove by and then stopped at a public beach to dip our toes in the water - it was cold, ...
... with several different kinds of fish, and a white salmon dish with potatoes and a cream sauce - they said it was all delicious. We drove some more, to the point of a road that jutted into the water. A statue of Christ overlooking the port, and a large beach with many sea lions sunning themselves. We headed back to the hotel with a quick stop at Manolo to pick up some churros - dulce de leche, chocolate and a vanilla cream flavour - all good, but the dulce de leche beat ...
We were up early this morning to get ready to head to Mar Del Plata. Martin texted around 11am that they were on their way from his apartment so we headed out to the street. Quickly packed our bag in the back and headed to the highway. The trip to Mar Del Plata was about 400 kms and we passed through a few toll booths - mostly inexpensive, but the roads were good. The scenery is so much like home. If the billboards were in English I would of thought we were ...
This has been a wind down day with general relaxing and exchanging addresses. At the 0745 wake up call it was already 25 degrees so the days are definitely getting warmer. It is now time to pack away the cold weather clothes and brace for high temperatures. One particular presentation today was really inspiring. It was an honour to listen to Laurie Dexter, the team historian, talk about the first group to walk/ski across the Arctic. ...
... each estancia, or farm. We've made it to Patagonia. There are no people here until we arrive at Comodoro Rivadavia, a kind of working man's town with lots of hustle bustle on the main street. Petrolium is the game here. There's little else as the land is just big hills of gravely dirt.
So we took the bus down the coast to Rada Tilly, the nearest tourist town. It has a very wide beach and, this being Saturday, there was a big rugby tounament going on ...