- Swimming pool
- Free parking
- Room service
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... experience the San Rafael nightlife (which only starts after midnight, as usual in Argentina) - we to a party and to a bar called "Rock n Rolla", and I tried the popular drink here which is Fernet and coke, which I quite liked.
We ate lunches at home cooked by Ana, evening coffees and cakes (since dinner isn't until about 10.30pm), and a picada (i.e. a plate of cheeses, cured meats etc). On the last day we had lunch at a rotisserie, which included ...
... a sadle for 3 hours, there was a lovely big asado waiting for us.We all sat down together and enjoyed the delicious traditional Argentinian barbeque with our lovely guide/photographer/friend Lia. A most enjoyable evening!
Saying goodbye to Orla was quite sad as we´d been travelling together for 3 weeks and had become great travel buddies/friends. However, that evening in Hostel Lao I met another fellow Irishman (Des from Roscommon) and the beautiful Sunitha from ...
... America. In short, I had cranked up the pressure and made the whole thing into a bit of a time bomb. So the first thing we did upon arrival in Mendoza was have a massive row about learning tango. Which put both of us in a really positive frame of mind to attend the private dance lessons I had booked with the wonderful Ana & Luis. http://www.anayluistango.com.ar/en/inde x.php But bless him, Neil put on his hiking boots, a brave face, ...
... jump in the jacuzzi downstairs. Before I knew it was 20:30, after I left the jacuzzi I had a chat with two Australian girls from Sydney and around 21:00 I took a shower.
After my shower I had a short browse on the streets, but it was quiet, so I went back to the hostel to watch some ted.com videos on my laptop till approx 23:30. Time to hit the sack.
Coffee and coke @ Ars$ 16.00
Dinner at Facundo @ Ars$ 104.00
... the 75% absinthe. E. declines a glass, but all of us watch the serving ritual which involves burning sugar. Eventually we try it. As soon as the alcohol hits your tongue it seems to evaporate into your nose causing a suffocating sensation. Some must still have got through because, just after, there´s a searing at the back of your throat. Curiosity overcomes E. and she tries some of mine. It´s clear that she copes with it much better than I ...