Travel Blogs from Bariloche, Argentina

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28 Hours Later, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

28 Hours Later

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... morning we caught the bus a few kilometres down the road and hired bikes to take around Circuito Chico, a pleasant ride around Bariloche which is a 20km route around the outskirts of Bariloche, with great views of the surrounding region.   At the ...

the last stretch in Patagonia ....., Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

the last stretch in Patagonia .....

A travel blog entry by helene

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... where it's the place to sleep, drink beer, eat chocolate and plan your route into Chile. After four months in Argentina, I'm oddly apprehensive about going to a different country. Argentina is fantastic, with friendly people, great steaks, cheap ...

Yay, the ash cloud cleared!, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Yay, the ash cloud cleared!

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Approaching Bariloche was like driving into some post-apocalyptic world. The town has been heavily affected by the recent eruptions from a nearby volcano in Chile and regularly gets covered in a cloud of ash. Looking out the windows of the bus we could ...

The Lake District, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

The Lake District

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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... an extreme temperature of -45 degrees centigrade: Philsy is hoping that this will not be absolutely necessary . . . Bariloche's also the 'chocolate capital of Argentina', and we're now doing our best to test this Lonely Planet claim - elderly ladies ...

Could be in the Alps, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Could be in the Alps

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... Once we arrived in Puerto Montt, Rebecca, me and Christy and Andy, an Aussie couple, jumped on a bus to Bariloche, Argentina. We tootled over the Andes and messed about for a while at customs (very entertaining officials blatantly playing soliaire on ...

Indulgent Argentina, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Indulgent Argentina

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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... to take us on drives through the surrounding mountains and on a tour of the cityīs eateries and chocolate shops. Bariloche is surrounded by beautiful lakes and the beginnings of the Patagonia mountains. Itīs a popular tourist destination with ...

My katzenjammer with the Million Dollar Baby., Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

My katzenjammer with the Million Dollar Baby.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... in Asuncion, idling on a park bench in Antigua, dipping your toes in the Pacific Ocean, sampling delicious chocolate in Bariloche, diving with sharks in Honduras, looking at the girls..., everywhere, getting your clean clothes from the laundry, waking up ...

Shit, where's the Spanish phrase book?, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Shit, where's the Spanish phrase book?

A travel blog entry by caznjasonescape

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... the simplest Spanish. This could have something to do with the main sounds of Spanish being pronounced completely differently in Argentina. Even after starting school the blank stares and the crumpled faces continued, until we had got the pronunciation of ...

Bariloche, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Bariloche

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... which are famous, we visited five, but donīt think they were all belonging to the seven lakes, still following me?! Meanwhile in Bariloche, it was raining Ash. It was being carried over the mountains from the Volcano in Chile. So the town looked like ...

Are Cow-Collisions Covered by the Damage Waiver?, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Are Cow-Collisions Covered by the Damage Waiver?

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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Next time I rent a car in Argentina, I'm going to make sure to ask if cow-collisions are covered by the damage waiver. One of the best parts of Bariloche was getting away from it to check out all the tiny villages nestled along alpine lakes in the ...

Flying through the woods at obnoxious speeds, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Flying through the woods at obnoxious speeds

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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OK - so I have never done a "zip line" before and I had a major misconception about what it is really like.  Originally I thought it would be a relaxing trip through the tops of the trees where you pull yourself hand-over-hand and check ...

Bariloche, El Bolson, Esquel, Bariloche and Argentinian Lake District, Argentina travel blog

Bariloche, El Bolson, Esquel

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... see if the Argentinian side of this area of outstanding natural beauty can impress us as much. We base ourselves in Bariloche, Argentina's Chocolate capital, what a great place! Nearly every second shop is a chocolate shop on Bariloche's main drag, ...

Picnics, Waterfalls and Viewpoints, Arelauquen, Argentina travel blog

Picnics, Waterfalls and Viewpoints

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... people standing on the road we figured that this was where the bus stop was. Getting off at the appropriate place in Bariloche however, was a different matter. We missed our stop and then got lost. No surprise there then. Fortunately there happened to be ...

Snowboarding the Andes II - Boarding in Bariloche, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Snowboarding the Andes II - Boarding in Bariloche

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Our second 'base' for snowboarding was back in the beautiful city of Bariloche. From the slopes at 'Cerro Catedral' we get great views of the surrounding mountains and down to the lake in the valley below. We had lots of fresh snow this week and both ...

El Gaucho Gordo, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

El Gaucho Gordo

A travel blog entry by dazzla

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From San Martin the posse moved south to Bariloche the main tourist town in the area. The bus - driven I think by Juan Fangio Jr - took us on unmade twisty ripio roads around the reknowned Seven Lakes Drive until we finally made it to Lake Nahuel ...

The Heart of the Lake District, San Carlos De Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

The Heart of the Lake District

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... better.  Although the town of Bariloche is nothing special to look at, the surroundings are what make this place Argentina's 2nd most popular destination.  There's great skiing in the winter and every other outdoor pursuit in the summer.  ...

"Crash course" in Spanish

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... ;in the raft was inside and bracing while I was paddling forward and vice versa. Either way, the rafting in Bariloche is hands-down the most spectacular I've ever done.  The water was vivid turquoise and the river went through a ...

Touristy Bariloche, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Touristy Bariloche

A travel blog entry by shanewilson

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... but Iīm wearing the effects of 40 hours on buses this week with feeling very tired. My first impressions of Bariloche are negative. I canīt stand touristy resorts as previously mentioned on this travelpod. I canīt stand being surrounded by toffee ...

"Home" for Newyear

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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... , there was nice people, until the light went out...     In the newyear it was finaly time to say goodbye for good to Bariloche, which also meant goodbye to Jay, my climbing partner. We did it in style, with a beer degustation in a local home ...

Climbing and trekking, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Climbing and trekking

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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... reading, chatting with the climbers, watching the mountains, enjoying the sun (weather has been great!!),... Back to Bariloche, via refugio Jakob The way back to Bariloche I did via a trek to another refugio, refugio ...

Argentina again!, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Argentina again!

A travel blog entry by jag

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... , densely wooded terrain that was breathtaking. We finally got to the Argentine border stop to much relief and crossed back into Argentina. The scenery seemed to get even better as we got closer to Bariloche and as the sun went down the mountains appeared ...

Peace and quiet, and beautiful scenery....at last!, Arelauquin, Argentina travel blog

Peace and quiet, and beautiful scenery....at last!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... Cook Islands….practically two weeks ago. We are staying in a tiny little place called Arelauquin which is several miles outside Bariloche on the shore of Lake Gutierrez. The water in the lake is a chilly 10 degrees Celcius, slightly cooler than ...

Mirrored Lakes & Snow Peaks, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Mirrored Lakes & Snow Peaks

A travel blog entry by basa1126

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... ... In the end we were in Bariloche for a couple of extra days thanks you the ever reliable sales staff here in Argentina... Thursday So upon arriving on Thursday, refreshed from our up-grade to a coche cama type bus.... Time out: To clarify, ...

Steak & Chocolate in Bariloche, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Steak & Chocolate in Bariloche

A travel blog entry by mandibee

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... hour bus ride back to Buenos Aires. Costs A huge fillet and a sirloin steak with chips and bottle of red - Ģ35 for two Bed in a 6 bed dorm - Ģ8.24 each Bus from El Calafate - Bariloche (20ish hours) - Ģ100 each  Entry to local museum - Ģ2.25 each ...

Champagne backpackers, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Champagne backpackers

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... to give you an idea I pinched this one from google images. Well worth a visit. Our next destination was Argentina's chocolate capital, Bariloche and we boarded our flight, yes flight, for the quick hop up, part of the gift from Don ...

Little Switzerland (or maybe Big Switzerland), San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Little Switzerland (or maybe Big Switzerland)

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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... traveled 19 hours by over-night bus south from Mendoza along the Andes to the little alpine town of Bariloche. Bariloche is Argentina's premier ski destination and one of the prettiest places I've ever seen.  It feels a lot ...

Buses, Bingo and Bread, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Buses, Bingo and Bread

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... chicken leg and mash which I really enjoyed followed by a cup of 7up.  Apparently fizzy drinks are very popular in Argentina even more so than wine, crazy people!  Plus everybody eats their evening meal really late the restaurants don’t ...

Stinky Sock Thief, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Stinky Sock Thief

A travel blog entry by kris

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... with Pablo, costing a whopping 460 pesos.. This included a cash discount which is available on most things for sale around Bariloche.. I took to snowboarding like a duck to water and after a couple of hours was pulling off quick indie grabs from this ...

Bariloche:  Does this chocolate make me look FAT?, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Bariloche: Does this chocolate make me look FAT?

A travel blog entry by nikolassarah

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... Pucon was rumoured to be equally amazing and so we hopped a bus to find out for ourselves.  We quickly discovered that Argentina`s lax border crossings were not the norm as every individual bag on our bus was x-rayed as we passed through the Chilean ...

Skiing and hiking around the Lake district, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Skiing and hiking around the Lake district

A travel blog entry by brendanlarkin

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... cemetery high up a mountain side that is home to many of the young men from the district who lost their life fighting for Argentina. There were many headstones with 1982 as the date of their death so they must have lost their life fighting in the ...

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