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We were also ready to get away from some of the more touristy stuff…like the mud volcano that seemed like such a good idea at the time..
Lets just say there was a whole lot of people in some goopy mud, an Australian couple groping each other behind us and some eager old Colombian men insisting that the massage is included in the $1 price….
So we hopped on a bus to Santa Marta and then went up a little further, asking to get dropped off on the side of the road so we could walk to a “surf camp”.
As we walked up the dirt road we decided that we could avoid the cost of renting the surf boards by More >
Leaving Bariloche turned out to be easy enough, our mission of not using a guide book and getting to know Argentina the cheap way seemed to be working out in our favor. We had met so many interesting people and had many great experiences under out belt from just wandering around and traveling with the flow.
We took a bus out of town, put up our thumbs and within 30 minutes a car stopped. The guy just happened to be in town for the weekend visiting his daughter and was now driving all the way to Neuquén roughly 4 hours from Bariloche- just that much closer to Buenos Aires, score! The car was small but the guy was nice and even invited us to hang out with him tomorrow for a barbeque if we wanted to stick around. He let us out at the bus terminal and sped off to work at the local casino. More >