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TravelPod Member ReviewsPunta Ballena Puerto Madryn
A nice place witch a lot of place and nice people. Felt like home!
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... to the hostel. As our bus tomorrow didn't leave till late we figured we might as well do something during the day tomorrow.Tom and i wanted to go and see dolphins, and maarten wanted to go and swim with sealions (tom and i have alreay done it in galapagos) so we all made seperate arrangements. We decided to rent a car as it was going to be quite a bit cheaper (if we found 2 more people) than doin the tours in town, plus we get our own bit of freedom. We asked around and 2 people ...
... me to not give up altogether and live there indefinitely. The place is called Puerto Madryn, it's one of the many cities on the East coast that was colonised by the Welsh (there is even one city where Welsh is the official language!), reflected by a multitude of 'tea houses' and roads named "Avenida Gales". Madryn is home to a huge variety of marine life, it is a breeding spot for the Southern Right Whale, ...
... days spent doing photographic safaris in far away places.
The last day we had time to do another trip; to tell the truth at the beginning we didn't even want to go there. It was included in the price of the other two trips, and we tried in vain to remove it to save a bit of money and energy. But in the end it was perhaps the most beautiful day: no millions of penguins nor jumping whales, just a remote place, no human being apart from our small group of six people, ...
... to the tiny conveyor belt. We have settled into the hotel, sorted out a bag of stuff for the laundry and had a long walk along the promenade, I had a coffee, Maurice had a beer then we went in search of an ATM and a post office, both of which we found so Thomas should get his post cards eventually. We're going out to eat now because we will be up early tomorrow ...