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After a few wonderful relaxing days in Mendoza, wine tasting and relaxing by the pool we headed south to the lake district of Patagonia. Having done v little it was time again to do a few activities.
Rafting was first on the list. Slightly apprehensive as 8 of us set off in a minibus for the river rapids near the Chilean border. The fact …
Der Nachteil unserer Tour war, dass wir auf der gleichen Route wieder zurücklaufen mussten: Ein sogenannter In-and-Out-Trek. Am Neujahrstag stand nun das Out auf dem Programm: 20km zurück zum Restauran La Caulle - mit 400m Aufstieg und gut 1400m Abstieg. Wir brachen deshalb schon um 8 Uhr auf. Gleich darauf wurden wir wieder ausgebremst, da wir an …
To say we had high expectations for Bariloche is an understatement. According to our guidebook, the city has "one of the most gorgeous settings imaginable." Stories from other travelers gave us the impression that Bariloche was a land of milk and honey, or at least microbeer and chocolate.
A city of more than 100,000, Bariloche is …
... Vincent. We got a great view of the refuge and surrounding mountains from above and, best of all, got to "bum slide" down the snowy slopes to the bottom - exhilarating! That night we had about 30 people staying in the little refuge which made things extremely cosy and festive! Once again we met some fantastic people, this time from Edinburgh, France and Chicago and spent the evening indulging in friendly banter, red wine and a couple of games of ********. Again, a ...
... Bariloche nightlife. We went to a bar with live music, but to be honest, we were lightweights, and went home early to get some rest before the activities of the next day.
We decided to go for a bike ride and kayak around Circuito Chico, loop around Lago Perito Moreno. This was easily organised (we thought) by the hostel and we were on our way.
Figuring out where to get off was a bit of a problem and we used the failsafe tourist ...
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- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Free parking