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Travel Blogs from San Carlos de Bariloche
... that I have spent the best part of an hour walking in the opposite direction back down the pesky Avenida Bustillo in the direction from which I have just come. Luckily a kind driver lets me back on the bus (he probably got bored trying to explain why I should have a new ticket) and I set out again.
It's worth the hassle - beautiful, luscious Valdivian 'rainforest' woods with the native coihue tree and coihue bamboo. ...
... an apple, and 2 Israeli couples sat near me...
15/02/2014 - El Bolson
I took an early remise[ (cheaper taxi) to the bus station, still - I had to wait for the 9:30 bus to El Bolson. I spent good time there and in the bus with an Austerian girl
El Bolson had the Satuarday market -- I bought some stone [jewellaries[. Aalso - good fast food. It became very hot. ...
... that night and we all piled on the next morning, back on schedule to continue to our next stop. The drive to El Chalten would take two days along Argentinas route 40. Our driver warned us that it was a notoriously difficult stretch of road and it didn't take long for us to learn what he meant. Thanks to road work and detours that pushed off the dirt and gravel road onto an even slower stretch of temporary dirt road, our first day's drive was pushed to 15 hours; the last 10 of ...
... a stunning golf course, we'll be back staying in that in a few years... a short 50 minute upward walk and we were on top of one of the hills, Cerro Lloa Lloa (pronounced Chow Chow in Argentinia Spanish, Yow Yow in Chilean Spanish, and nothing like either of those in Ellie and Chris Spanish). It was here the cloud shifted and we could take in the beauty of this place, snow capped mountains in the back ground, natural forest covering the peninsula, sun trying to ...
Bariloche enchants newcomers as soon as the bus journey ends and the lakes appear. Northern Patagonia is still a trekkers paradise, but with a bit of nightlife too...I decided to participate in both this time! After arriving off my 28 hour bus ride, I checked into a warm and friendly hostel (41 Below). After some drinks and my fellow travellers ravings about the views, I agreed to join a couple of guys from the US on a trek the next day. ...
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