Spotting SEA LIONS in Peninsula Valdes on a Boat Tour | Chubut, Argentina


well good morning good morning guys yes
today is our last day on Peninsula Valdes and we’re going to be doing
another tour are you pumped for this super pumped more nature more wildlife
the plan is we’re going to be heading out to Punta Del Gada visiting a
lighthouse having some lunch there’s an option to do a boat tour so yeah it’s
gonna be another fun day I really enjoyed our first tour here so let’s see
what this one’s all about let’s do it safety first
lifejackets next up a boat tour we’re going out in zodiacs to try and get a
little bit closer to the sea lions not too too close but we want to admire them
see what they’re up to baby penguins the person swimming around
worst thing you notice is its water this excursion was one of the highlights
of the day so we were both really glad that we opted for it even though it was
an additional activity we got to enjoy stunning these of the coastline plus we
encountered all sorts of sea birds including cormorants by the hundreds this looks like a little tunnel a cave
of sorts and we go oh my what are we looking for is the question at one point
we even ducked into a cave where a guide pointed out the layers of marine fossils
along the rock evidence that these clips were once part of the Atlantic Ocean
seabed the boat took us out to the same sea
colony that we had hiked to the previous day but this time around we were able to
see them from a much closer vantage point alright guys so we took the additional
excursion it was 750 pesos per person
yes roughly 20 US dollars at the moment and it was fantastic like we got up
close and intimate with sea lion-o many other things because when you go to the
typical viewing point there just you just see them from a distance when you
go on the boat you could think get right up close to them yeah and yeah it was
just fantastic the weather was perfect I just think like in terms of follow you
it’s something that I would definitely recommend if you’re on this tour tack it
on we then continued on to Khaled Ovilus
which is sometimes nicknamed a geographic accident
it’s basically along a narrow body of water that’s been naturally closed off
by a strip of land with only a small opening connecting it to the sea we were
told this is usually a great spot to see elephant seals however since we arrived
at the end of the season there weren’t too many of them left on the beach what
we did see were lots of penguins this was a much smaller colony in comparison
to the one we had visited in San Lorenzo so two days prior but there were still
lots of curious Penguins waddling around we then drove towards estancia punta
delgada which over the years has taken on a few different roles including post
office military building and now hotel and restaurant this was a reficul lunch
stop of the day alright guys so we have arrived at faro punta delgada they have
a restaurant here so this is where we’re gonna be eating lunch we are starving
what a busy day so let’s go in and see what’s on the menu alright guys so we’re sitting down at
the table orders have been placed we’ve got a basket of homemade artisanal bread
with some Mayo garlic mayo it was good stuff we’ve already had quite a bit we
also ordered some beef empanadas already devoured that one now we’re waiting for
the main which is the lamb stew which I’m really excited to try its Patagonian
stew so it’ll be our first time trying this should be tasty for dessert we’ve
ordered flan we can do it to the legend same as the other day on the tour it was
delicious and can’t wait to have more and yeah we’re just drinking some I
local gossip fizzy water gotta stay hydrated allow me to
introduce you to Patagonian stew we have lamb onions carrots a better rice it
looks as simple but it smells wonderful I’m gonna try and grab a little bite of
everything get all the flavors mixing combining Wow not as very nice meat is nice and
tender it just like melts in your mouth like honestly it looks like a very
simple recipe but it’s really good I’m I’m enjoying this and we also ordered
more of the empanadas can never get enough of those never got enough they’re
so delicious fresh out of the oven yeah and the thing that makes these empanadas
so delicious too is that they are stuffed with ingredients it’s not one of
those cheap styles whether it’s mostly dough this is mostly ingredients in the
middle so good huh and put at a time guys my my favorite Argentine snack free
meal snack how are them especially made juice in the middle tons of meat a
little bit of vegetable a little bit of egg some olive to perfection
it’s Hardy things very Hardy food this would be like perfect in the fall winter
kind of weather yeah so this next place is called Illidan L
and we are going to be hiking halfway down a cliff to get a closer look at
elephant seals it is super super windy out here so come along in the afternoon
we visited punta delgada a stretch of beach where the elephant seals come to
breed and later undergo the molting process where they shed their skin but
like we mentioned earlier it was the very end of the season and there were
maybe five or six of them left on the beach in fact at one point we watched as
one of the elephant seals started dragging itself back into the water
ready to return to the open ocean and spend a few months feeding well we saw
the elephant seals what did you think of our friends it was great I mean it was
quite the climb to get down there yes very very sandy we were like slipping a
bit once you got down there you were pretty close yeah and yeah this what’s
been fast thing about the second day of touring is that like the Peninsual Valdes island has all
these different secrets nooks and crannies worth exploring and it’s been
really fun yeah and it was fun watching the elephant seals because they don’t
really move around a lot they just like flop dance a little bit
they’re like us after a big lunch I think yes but anyways I think that was
the last stop of the day we’re getting back on the bus now and we’re gonna
start driving towards fort commanding view yeah that’s really cool and that pretty much concludes our tour
we then got in the van and drove back to portal modeling where we immediately
went in search of that delicious seafood pizza we’d had a few days earlier the
first thing came support some adrene a few nights ago before we went to the
peninsula we came to this restaurant we noticed it had 50% off Pizza specials
for between 4:00 and 8:00 p.m. Pizza was so good we ordered this room
pizza I’ve never had it has this much trouble it’s loaded and it has also has
a lot of cheese so I can’t wait to have it again been fantasizing about this all
day we’re thinking like who knew were coming back here for a couple nights and
we’re like I’ve gotta try this again and this restaurant has called Shawna
if anyone’s wondering in the next couple of videos we’ll be exploring the city of
Puerto modeling visiting its museums feasting on more seafood and learning
all about the Welsh settlers who arrived on these very Shores so stay tuned for
that and we’ll see you soon you

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