Before starting (physically) the trip, I had marked in my map places, hostels, restaurants, that looked interesting to visit, and that might be useful to design the journey. We couldn’t go to all of them, and some were changed during the way. The cities where we end up staying,
And now, here we’re sitting, 8a and 8b, ready to take off, with people around meeting again, and others waving through the windows.
And we’re saying goodbye too, from complete trip, really varied as we love, visiting all unexplored places to us, from where the only thing I won’t miss are the bees.
Twentieth day and last, although it seems longer since we left Buenos Aires. We have breakfast in the room, and then go to buy gifts and chocolates for our return. On the way, we make the flight check in an office of Aerolíneas Argentinas, and go to El Refugio and
Around 4.15 am we get up (fortunately, just happens on vacations), we finish closing the backpacks, and take a tea. 5 to 5 we’re at the camping entrance waiting to be picked up by the bus. The silence is absolute, and quite a experience; the stars fill the sky, and
Today people start leaving the camping, so we wake up with the noise of tents being dismantled. As we already walked whatever place was recommended to be walked in Pehuenia, today we’ll stay at the campsite, reading, resting. At noon we start moving from the tent to the cabin, inside
Now in the afternoon, the sun got very hot, so we walk inside Aluminé Lake (you can go to the lake directly from the camping), as we take pictures.
During the night it got very cold inside the tent, so today we’re gonna have to try another technique to sleep better. We test the hot and very nice camping showers, and we’re ready to walk around. We take the route to the left and after 4 or 5 km
From a trip we can come back with much more than a messy suitcase, fridge magnets and chocolates. Look what I brought from Villa Pehuenia!
A few tips about Junin de los Andes: There are buses that on every sharp hour arrive and departure from and to San Martín, the Castelli buses.
Map of San Martín A few tips… + There’s an ATM on Villegas street, in a corner in front of the Civic Center. + The only bus company in charge of linking San Martín de Los Andes and Villa Pehuenia is “Campana Dos” (Expreso Los Andes company). Timetable: