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27/12/2017 Guira Oga, bus to Buenos Aires

Packing in the morning and we kept our rucksacks at the reception in our hotel so we can get them later, as our bus is at 7:15pm. 

Then we walked 4km to Güirá Oga, which is a animals refugee kind of thing at the edge of Puerto Iguazu town. The walk to that place is not so pleasant, as you walk right next to the road. 

The entrance fee is 200 pesos per person (cash) and they only do guided tours. They have also tours in English, but only when available and we didn’t want to wait till the afternoon. So we waited about 40 minutes and then sat on a trailer behind a small tractor. Our guide was excellent, spoke English as well and he knew what he was talking about exactly. There is a lot of birds to see and some mammals as well. The tour takes 90 minutes and it is very enjoyable. Every animal they have there has a story why it is there. 




After we finished, we were thinking how to get back to the town and two older guys who were on the tour with us offered a lift in their car. And the had similar way as we needed. 

Then we had lunch at El Árbol Real (burger 135 pesos, homemade pasta 115 pesos). Little talk with some German travellers and the we went to pickup our rucksacks and came back to El Árbol Real for a coffee (coffee and capuchino 110 pesos) and wait for our bus to Buenos Aires. 


The bus company we had tickets for is called Via Bariloche. They arrived almost on time, checked in our rucksacks, put numbers on them like at the airport, checked our tickets and our passports. We bought Cama type of the seats, top floor and first two seats with the view. On the bus, an American guy named Paul sat next to us. And we had very good conversation. 

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