Esquel Things to Do
El Viejo Expreso Patagonico... The Old Patagonic Express, the rail widht is astonishing narrow, just 75 centimeters... built in the first years of the XX century, dragged by the machines built in England and Germany in the last years of the XIX century... well, say no more.The journey through the patagonic steppe and later among the mountains is a...more
The west patagonia is very different of the dry inhospitable plateau and the seaside at the east . The west patagonia is plenty of mountains, forests, roaring rivers and lakes, a miracle of the natureSo, if you like rafting through fast and limpid rivers, here you have your opportunity at the Corcovado river and the Carrenleufu river, two furious...more
Once time someone told me that horse riding -the horses indeed- is a balsam for our souls, a calming experience due to the proximity of this noble animals. But if you add to this mistic experience the opportunity to ride a horse in this environment you will find the most similar thing to the Nirvana... ;-D)Esquel is a countryside location, then you...more
Do you like trouts grilled, meanwhile your sight is lost in the woody fire, surrounded by the last lights of the evening? Time for fishing, here we have the perfect place, or almost. Rivers, lakes, you can do it from the shore, or on a boat, or simply floating like this guy on the picture, well... it is not the heaven, but is just beside...more
I told you so... Esquel is nailed among the mountains, then if you like climbing in any stiyle you have the whole arc of options. From the easy almost without an effort, to the most difficult just for experts. As a bonus you will step a clean environment, without pollution and lonely places. Just be respectful, keep your garbages with you until be...more
Named as the tribe of aboriginals that ruled the central patagonia along thousands of years, and located inside of the hotel with the same name too, this restaurante is warm, and offer us international foods and the typical patagonic-andean meals, with the full meaning of the expression. Not expensive, good attention. I like it.
Favorite Dish: Deer stuffed with fines herbes, supported by a thick San felipe red wine, merlot, if it is possible.
Trout at dark butter style, with a smooth chardonnay of the Angelica Zapata cave, but take care on that, perhaps the bottle of this wine will be more expensive than the whole meals for two... (;-IRelated to:
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Esquel Tourist Traps
Los paisajes son HERMOSOS, pero la lancha que transporta pasajeros desde Puerto Limonao hasta Puerto Chucao es mala, terrible, horrible.
Los asientos son miniatura, los espacios entre los asientos tambien y el pasillo para recorrerlo es menor a 50 cms, ya que las rodillas de los pasajeros lo achican terriblemente.
No vayan, hasta que la empresa no decida hacer los cambios.
Yo realice la excursion por la Agencia "Gales al Sur" y la operadora no recuerdo el nombre, pero prometo publicarlo.
Unique Suggestions: Si ya compraste, realiza la excursion, pero elegi bien donde sentarte, ya que no te podras mover por 2 horas de tu asiento.
Fun Alternatives: Quejense todos, hasta que cambien el servicio, ya que lamentablemente es monopolio (salvo que pagues mucho dinero mas, hay otras lanchas "exclusivas")
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