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 …
We were up early today - headed up the coast to el Tigre. We hopped on a bus, and took it to the end of the line, past the Buenos Aires city limits. And for that whole hour long ride the city scape didn't change. Buenos Aires is a city built up - all the buildings are tall, and most people live in apartments. There is no grass, except for in the parks - probably why the parks are so popular on the weekends, the population has no where to go outside of their own - ...
... 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 ...
... topped with layers of cheese and ham, with tomatoes on top. I also got to try some of Betty’s pesto ravioli.
To get to Casona del Rio, our bed-and-breakfast, Sam, Betty, and I took a boat up the delta to a remote island, Rio Carapachay 29. There were only a few houses and a small market on this island. Most of the island consisted simply of lush trees, shrubs, and grass that have grown so wildly that only 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