Hotel Casa Continental
Travel Blogs from Tigre
Hungover from our exploits in Mendoza, we head north to rural Argentina to end up in Salta where we had heard good things about.
Unfortunately checking into a hostel called Siete Duendes (Seven Dwarfs) wasnt one of them. Even for two midgets this hostel proved unbelievably cramped, and it is one of those grubby, festy places that dope …
... the day, the occasional floating store brought fresh fruits and veggies to our dock, and one day we even watched a dog swimming up river for hundreds of yards! Finally, he swam over to our dock out of exhaustion, then watched for hours hoping to see his owner's familiar boat coming back up river. This event brought excitement to our day as we readied the kayaks to potentially first respond for our canine friend. It left us, too, starring off into ...
... terminals) it was a case of waiting for the plane.
Once in BA, faced with "Exit" or "In Transit" I headed for the latter and begun the wait for the plane for Ushuaia.
Luckily WiFi was available, and there were power points to charge my Kindle etc. (you'd never have read that sentence a few years ago).
Time was spent getting a few things sorted, and also trying to get comfy on the airport chairs. The second was deceptively ...
On the 2nd, Betty, Sam, and I went to the Retiro train station to get on a train bound for Tigre, a province north of Buenos Aires. Named for the tigers that were hunted there in the early 19th century, this city is an important destination for tourists and Buenos Aires locals alike. The Tigre Delta, in which the town of Tigre is contained, is over 5,000 square miles and is among the ...
... nice friends in different places.
This is a beautiful place. It’s so close to the beach and it has like bungalows outside so that we can get some air. We’re so happy that we’ve just arrived and we’re now at the beach. You gotta see the water’s color here; it’s something unbelievable how you can see the colorful fishes swimming right next to you. I’m going to take a bath now, so I’m gonna let you J Bye.
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet