Hotel Los Mimbres
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... A perfect day.We were knackered still the following day, so we took it slow and just explored the town, including walking into the old part called Peadra Blanca. Very deselate but had a nice nature reserve with a river and a huge artesian craft shop. We had lunch at a very cute cafe that was having an outside crafts fair.
Then it was the big day. We decided to walk up the mountain we drove down. Yes. 2000m. In total, 17k, completed in 5 hours ...
Had to tell off on of the owners for banging his pots and pans noisily after 11pm – you would think the owners would have more consideration.
Breakfast was with cream cheese, rather than butter, to mask the rock hard cardboard facturas – unlimited coffee helped washed them down though.
Went to grab some bread to whip up a buttie for the bus ride but SSDD – ended up with the usual tasteless textureless wholemeal baguette, hard but not ...
... to be bought by the half liter so i'll be here for a while. The stores don't open till 5:00 to wander in and my bus doesn't leave here till after 11:00pm. So I got time to kill.
As a side note I've noticed that most of the tour companies are closed, one has a contact phone number on the door. Maybe it's not busy enough to stay open or maybe they're out paragliding not sure what the deal is with that.
... in brush and brambles holding my phone up in the air to guide me toward any possible signal. I felt like the guy in the verizon commercials... “can you hear me now?”
My chores included feeding the dogs, feeding the rabbits, feeding the chickens, putting the baby goats in a pen(a herculean task. Baby goats are escape artists) and then sweeping and mopping and other such house chores. It wasn't too much work. But ...
... breakfast I found myself actually able to understand some of the conversation. The hostel is filled with Argentinean holiday makers and I was able to have conversations with a couple of them. Stilted conversation, granted, but we were still talking. In fact Argentineans are so friendly that they want to talk all the time and I had to take myself away to my room so that I could finish off my blog and my emails and plan the next part of my trip.