Category Archives: Argentina

Crossing The Andes via Omnibus

Crossing The Andes via omnibus may not have been as romantic or exciting as trekking or on horseback, but it was definitely convenient and incredibly cost effective. The busses and the bus network in Argentina are efficient, frequent and quite nice, … Continue reading

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A Wine Tour in Mendoza

Another day of rain, but no worries about the weather for us.  Mendoza is malbec country, and we had signed on for an all day, four vineyard plus lunch tour by Trout And Wine Tours.  Since we were staying in … Continue reading

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One Rainy Day, Two Wineries

Unfortunately, we woke to heavy rain and thunderstorms on our first day in Mendoza.  This is the one place I thought we would have clear, sunny weather, and it didn’t happen.  It ended up raining heavily for most of the day. … Continue reading

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Finca Adalgisa, Mendoza

Mendoza lies just 760 miles south of Salta, but it seems like another world.  We are staying in the Chacras de Coria neighborhood of Mendoza, pretty much the Boca Raton/Aspen of Argentina.  We suffered a slight sticker shock coming from Salta.  … Continue reading

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A Day in Salta

Salta is off the beaten path; way off compared to Buenos Aires.  But that can be a good thing.  Relatively new to the tourist route, Salta is well worth a day spent walking and discovering all it has to offer.  … Continue reading

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Images of Estancia El Bordo de las Lanzas

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Estancia El Bordo de las Lanzas

A short taxi ride, two hours on a jet, another short taxi ride, a 1:20 minute bus ride, then a 5 minute walk on dusty roads had us at the Estancia El Bordo de las Lanzas.  The Estancia is a … Continue reading

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Más Buenos Aires

After spending the previous evening mourning the loss of my camera, today I thought it best just to carry on.  We spent the day retracing some of our steps, and me getting used to a new camera.  We went straight … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires Day Two: A Day of Highs And Lows

Walking around the city today reminded me a lot of both Madrid and Barcelona.  Downtown Buenos Aires has some very wide avenues (9 lanes in each direction) with a green space in the middle, lots of historic buildings and a … Continue reading

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Hola Buenos Aires

I learned something new today.  Baby Jesus came from a tango family.  Only here in Buenos Aires, where everything is connected to tango.  It’s my first time to this energetic and colorful city, where Tango is used to sell just about anything, … Continue reading

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