Travel Blogs from El Bolson, Argentina

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Valle Verde, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Valle Verde

A travel blog entry by sylviajason

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... As we napped intermittently the surrounding mountains came in and out of view. Nestled in a valley between mountain ranges, El Bolson is home to a pleasant microclimate that avoids harsh winds and provides the ideal conditions for growing everything ...

In the Shadow of the Andes, El Bolsón, Argentina travel blog

In the Shadow of the Andes

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... were most likely the moving force behind the initiative to have it declared an "ecological township" and the first "non-nuclear zone" in Argentina. Could it be that their presence also led to the area becoming a major producer of hops - almost 75% of the ...

WWOOF in El Bolson, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

WWOOF in El Bolson

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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Before setting off to central america, I end my stay in Patagonia with some volunteer work on an organic farm in El Bolson (Chacra El ...

Monkey puzzle trees and a mighty trout, Parque Nacional Lanin, near Junin de los Andes, Argentina travel blog

Monkey puzzle trees and a mighty trout

A travel blog entry by idarich

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We´d arrived in Argentina! It was never really in our plans to visit the country, but with hiring the car in Chile it was straightforward to cross the border, and the car gave us the freedom to move around and explore the Lakes region on both sides of ...

El Bolson, El bolson, Argentina travel blog

El Bolson

A travel blog entry by myjob

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The village of El Bolsón is nestled at the foot of Mount Piltriquitrón, on the banks of the Quemquemtreu River in Argentina's Lake district. After careful search we found a small cabana (two floors) for 20 cdn a night just outside of town and in the ...

El Bolson, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

El Bolson

A travel blog entry by esbjorn

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                    Ruta 40 I went to El Bolson via the legendary ruta 40. Tour companies make it look like a tour, I knew beforehand that it wouldn´t be more than just a ...

SURVIVING CHRISTMAS ALONE, Cerro Catedral, RN, Argentina travel blog

SURVIVING CHRISTMAS ALONE

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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Hello, my friends. Merry Christmas! I hope everyone had a great Christmas! Especially my family; sorry I wasn´t there guys! ... If I have to spend a sad, first-ever Christmas away from Michigan and home, at least it´s being passed in ...

IT´S ALL ABOUT THE MONEY (THE $7), Bariloche, RN, Argentina travel blog

IT´S ALL ABOUT THE MONEY (THE $7)

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... the United States. But, on the positive side, that´s more money than most Americans make in their whole lifetime ... in Argentina. The following night, I returned to OrangePub. Things were the same as on Friday, except they sucked more. By the ...

El Bolson, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

El Bolson

A travel blog entry by jag

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... , we met a guy from Belgium who is some kind of happening DJ. He was playing at this electronic music festival here in El Bolson and put us on his guest list. Murray brought himself a tent then Murray, Myself and DJ Benny hitched 150kms from Bariloche to ...

BARILOCHE´S BEST THING, Bariloche, RN, Argentina travel blog

BARILOCHE´S BEST THING

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... lately, and I haven´t found a job. My New Year´s resolution should be to not run out of money. Most places in Argentina don´t have many jobs these days. It was a very developed country, but ol´ ex-President Menem done ruined the country ...

THE PERUVIAN GIRL'S WITS AGAINST THE MOUNTAINLOPEZ, Cerro Lopez, RN, Argentina travel blog

THE PERUVIAN GIRL'S WITS AGAINST THE MOUNTAINLOPEZ

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... (Where is the moon?) We came to another "curva" in the road - as dark and dead as all of them before - and Karim yelled, "El diez pasa por acá?" (Does the # 10 bus pass here?) 10:15 came and flew by. Karim, twenty-five, told me about her ...

TANGO LESSONS, Bariloche, RN, Argentina travel blog

TANGO LESSONS

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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The first lesson I learned in regards to dancing tango was casually told to me years ago by someone who´d probably never even danced tango. I´d been taught that a person can´t dance tango by himself. It´s not even worth trying. It just ...

Hippy town, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Hippy town

A travel blog entry by jennifers

I just spent 3 nights in El Bolson and I really wish I could stay longer. Its a nice little town, not touristy like Bariloche and it has an amazing market on tues/thurs/sat which Ispent too much money at. But worth it, the stuff is amazing, all hand ...

El Bolson, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

El Bolson

A travel blog entry by filly

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EL BOLSON - CAPITAL OF COOL HAIR, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

EL BOLSON - CAPITAL OF COOL HAIR

A travel blog entry by unbound

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... are all sorts of things that we have clue what they are.  We tend to just get straight from the butcher.    El Bolson had a wonderful craft fair in the Plaza Pagano town square the second day we were there.  I have ever seen so ...

Mountain Climbing, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Mountain Climbing

A travel blog entry by seanrobfred

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After an exhilarating 25 hour bus journey, we got into El Bolson at about half 4 in the morning. The town is a former hippy settlement where we were planning to do a little laid back trekking after a few tiring weeks in southern Patagonia.   ...

Is anyone home in El Bolson???, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Is anyone home in El Bolson???

A travel blog entry by ivealis

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Relaxed and Happy in El Bolson!, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Relaxed and Happy in El Bolson!

A travel blog entry by allisonakemi

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... out in a hammock can do for my attitude!  :)  I have been LAAAAAZY since arriving to the Lakes District of Argentina.  (El Bolson is in this district.)  I haven't even gone to see the lakes yet!!!  Can you believe that???  ...

El Bolsón, The Lake District, Patagonia, El Bolsón, Argentina travel blog

El Bolsón, The Lake District, Patagonia

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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... town, a small town that can be covered in less time but we were relaxing. We were introduced to the "best ice cream in Argentina" and it was quite tasty but we are still fond of our stops at "Munchi´s" in Buenos Aires. We also discovered that thanks ...

Feliz Navidad!, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Feliz Navidad!

A travel blog entry by julesjb

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... became a big feast with more than enough food for everyone. It was a great night and after watching fireworks let off all around El Bolson, we sat outside around a big fire and chatted and drank. I finally rememebered to call my family on Skype at 4.30am ...

Jazz and Rivers, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Jazz and Rivers

A travel blog entry by therasp

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... at their famous artisean market. I managed to find the perfect leather bag I have been searching for since I have been in Argentina so was pleased! The hostel was along a riverside just outside town and the vibe was so tranquil that I decided to ...

Home from home, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Home from home

A travel blog entry by jenandnige

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... up there at all was fortuitous as I had mistakenly asked for a bus ticket to El Banos (the toilets) however a toilet it wasn't, El Bolson is quite a pretty town surrounded by hills and as the typical Swiss feel of this part of Patagonia. Even so we had ...

Lassie, Argentina style, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Lassie, Argentina style

A travel blog entry by garyjampot

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15th - 18th September 09: We arrived at El Bolson at around 1030am which made a nice change as we have been landing pretty late recently so we´ve been searching in the dark but this proved irrelevant because we were greeted at the bus stop by some ...

El Bolson, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

El Bolson

A travel blog entry by will.traveller

My foot is still bothering me so I defer my intended multi-day trek and explore another town, El Bolson, 2 hours South. It is a hippie town with a neat vibe. A nice place to chill. A short hike to a mirador with nice views of the town and valley. The ...

The seven lakes, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

The seven lakes

A travel blog entry by kellyandemilio

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Today we completed the seven lakes route. 'El corredor de los siete lagos'. This is the famous scenic route in the area, it starts in Bariloche and ends about 200km north in a town called San Martin de los Andes. In the evening we had to return the car at ...

crazy soccer fans and tranquil mountains, Lakes district again, Argentina travel blog

crazy soccer fans and tranquil mountains

A travel blog entry by salkelely

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... sunny, walked to cerro amigo for our morning mate (arg tea like drink)- beautiful veiw of el bolson town and the valley surrounding. then we watched argentina lose to germany.... was really heartbreaking..... the town was really sombre after that so we ...

El Bolson and Hielo Azul walk, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

El Bolson and Hielo Azul walk

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa

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North of Esquel is the quiet town of El Bolson. We were supposed to go for a 5 day trek there but we ended up doing a 6 day trek. Unfortunately, the weather was not so good but the area is really nice. Refugios are located across the mountain range and as ...

Las montañas, Bariloche and El Bolsón, Argentina travel blog

Las montañas

A travel blog entry by b-squared

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... the fertile Quemquemtreu valley the vibrant and tranquil town whose motto is ¨aqui, lo magico es natural¨--here, magic is natural. El Bolsón is famous for its thrice-weekly feria artensanal--a busy market full of handmade arts, crafts, and food. ...

Hippy time, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Hippy time

A travel blog entry by chrisandlindy

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In a beautiful fertile valley surrounded by mountains in northern patagonia lies the sleepy town of El Bolson. We decided no more sightseeing and ticking boxes and just chilled for the week and this was the perfect place to do it. We were lucky ...

Susan's Grandmother, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Susan's Grandmother

A travel blog entry by puncturethief

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... attending her grandmother's wake and funeral.    Things are messy and sad.  Sometimes beautiful.  The valley of El Bolson wraps around us with shocking clarity, an embrace with streaks of sun and green.  Susan stares at the ...

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