After our pleasant 2 day stay at the Bomberos Camping spot in Gaiman we hit the road south again to Comodoro Rivadavia, the largest city in Patagonia. Experiencing an oil boom so they say and we quite believe it as we saw donkeys pumping away as we drove in and out of the city.
We really only stopped to do a credit card refuel then continued on to a campground south of there, Rada Tilly. Another windy, dusty pretty unpleasant place but it was a safe haven overnight.
On our journey south we saw alpacas grazing freely beside the road, emu like flightless birds feeding in flocks and a raccoon like animal scooting across the road to the safety of some scrubby bushes. The terrain was very poor, stunted low alpine like bushes and clumps of spikey grasses but obviously able to sustain sheep on the huge estancias dotted along national highway 3.
Since we put the Aussie flag transfer on the back of our camper we have been getting friendly acknowledgement from passing truckers, bikers and motorists.