Travel Blogs from Puerto Piramides
... in case one is swiped by one of the birds of prey - they have no land predators so it's just the skies they need to watch. Both parents share the duties when it comes to incubating the egg, and when it hatches the mum and dad take it in turns to go and get food, while the other stays with the chicks. We were lucky to be there in December because the chicks are born in November so we got to see some. It's surprising how long you can walk around ...
... Then in the
afternoon I practiced Physical Education in the Gym.
day I studied Mathematics, Geography and History. In the afternoon, we played
sports for the school Olympic games which involve most of the courses. Tomorrow
we are going to say goodbye our classmates who are going to travel to Puerto
We are heading for Puerto Madryn, a day and night sail from Montevideo. The sea is a little rough, but the Veendam is well suited to these Conditions. A little bit of movement but not much swell. Apparently the forecast is not conducive to a landing in the Falklands, so the Captain has made the decision not to go there. A shame but Puerto Madryn sounds like an interesting alternative. A sea day today, lots ...
... as she was sleeping on the floor outside in the other hostel.
This hostel was cramped and in desperate need of renovation. But the owner was kind, although often preoccupied. And most importantly, he allowed Val to stay. After the 8+ hours in the car, Val and I had a desire to stretch our legs and get moving. He suggested an hour long hike up to the top of a large hill overlooking the city. He told me the way and pointed upwards to where I thought I saw a ...
... what to do next and I just called her back, not wanting to push our luck.
Surprisingly, it was the highlight of my day. I loved seeing the penguins and sea lions in their natural environment. They are beautiful if not always graceful creatures. However, running through the fields with Val nipping at stranded sheep was somehow more engrossing and fulfilling. I guess it is just a reaffirmation of how you cannot plan a good time, it just ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Paradise Puerto Piramides
Pela fachada se vê que deve ter sido um projeto de hotel bonito. Hoje está bem bagunçado, inclusive no restaurante, o único lugar onde o hóspede pode ficar se não está no quarto.
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