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Travel Blogs from Puerto Piramides
After a few days in Buenos Aires Patrick and I both came to the conclusion... once again on this journey.. that we are not city people! We couldn't wait to head south to experience a slice of Patagonia. A two hour flight and we were here!
As we set off in our rental car from Trelew airport the expansive skyline and desolate terrain seemed …
Pattygonia stayed here on Mar 8, 2012 during their trip titled: Patagonia.
So much for our new hats, we left them at the bus terminal at Talpaque. The plan was to take to two-hour bus trip to Azul, stay overnight, then head down to Bahia Blanca and beyond. But when we arrived at the bus station and asked the guy cleaning the ticket booth windows about buses, he nipped behind the counter and sold us two tickets to Bahia …
... another road leading to the coast with a sign pointing to "Punta Tombo." I had seen this way on the map, but it was a bit longer, slightly more circuitous, and equally marked as being unpaved, and assuming the conditions would be equally flooded, we planned to skip it. To our surprise, in reality it had been paved! I still imagined that the pavement would end at some point and we would find ourselves in the same situation, but we HAD to go for it!
Within thirty ...
... my choice of two nights in Esquel.
After dinner with an Englishman and a woman from Indiana/Australia who have been riding motorcycles around the world for three years, I returned to the boring hostel and researched my options for leaving.
After a shower with the only scalding hot water pouring out of the spigot and a “breakfast” of stale bread, diesel fuel which may have been coffee and too chewy cookies, I decided enough was enough ...
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