Travel Blogs from Mendoza, Argentina

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Jumping the Mountains, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Jumping the Mountains

A travel blog entry by arichardson

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Notice: I will be returning to the US on August 6th, having changed my ticket. When Santiagüinos hop on a bus and travel to Mendoza, Argentina, they do it for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, it's a heck of a lot cheaper there (especially for ...

Stuck in Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Stuck in Mendoza

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... nothing to do! We had a BBQ Buffet the other night.... the most meat i have ever eaten in one sitting i think ....apparently Argentina is famous for its BBQ´s and Steak..... Me and Zoe ate soooooo much meat i hurt afterward, i have attached a ...

The road to Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

The road to Mendoza

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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... enable us to cover a lot of ground on good roads, as well as give us the opportunity to see another part of Argentina. We were assured that the road between the lakes and Neuquen was flat: after a particularly steep 8-mile climb we weren't entirely ...

Wine bike tour trashed!, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Wine bike tour trashed!

A travel blog entry by aborder

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Continuation of Day 32 February 5th - Arriving into Mendoza was not a problem. Argentina border took a while but luckily the exit stamp for Chile and entry stamp for Argentina are sat next to each other! No bridges to walk over! As we enter Mendoza, ...

Feliz Ano Nuevo, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Feliz Ano Nuevo

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... a kiosk where we were stamped out of Chile by one border official, took a step to the side, and we were stamped into Argentina by another border official. Our luggage (which had not gone up in flames thankfully!) was put through the x-ray machine by the ...

Spanish - Spanglish...oh jeez I'm confused!, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Spanish - Spanglish...oh jeez I'm confused!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... ! Yes, I am speaking from experience here, and yes, Kevin did have go mental! Anyway, Dulce de Leche is so popular here in Argentina that they have Dulce de Leche ice-cream, which of course we felt obliged to sample,  Dulce de Leche biscuits called ...

Surprise parades, Wine and spa time, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Surprise parades, Wine and spa time

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... spa was awesome and a good relaxing day, as we have grown tired as of late.  Well its our last night in Mendoza and our last night Argentina for that matter. Tomorrow we take a bus over the Andes to Santiago, Chile. We are excited and a bit nervous ...

Mendoza, wine country, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza, wine country

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... as catching up on emails etc. For some reason I didn't take any photos at all in the next few days... Mendoza being the wine capital of Argentina probably contributed to this. The most noteworthy trip we made was a "bike and wine" tour (Mr Hugo's), where ...

Mendoza and wine!, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza and wine!

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... the effect is wide open inviting streets, lined with restaurant's and shops. One thing i want to say about our experience in Argentina so far is the fact that everything has a much more European feel about it... I guess it is because everything is ...

Rocking in Mendoza & Puente del Inca's rocks, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Rocking in Mendoza & Puente del Inca's rocks

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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... a few times, particularly enjoying the food, wine and conviviality of La Florencia on Av Sarmiento. We wandered around Mendoza’s public squares - Plaza Espana, Plaza San Martin and Plaza Independencia and hiked one hot day around Parque Generales ...

A holiday within a holiday., Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

A holiday within a holiday.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... , wonder... I am sitting on a bus in one of Santiago's many bus terminals. I am waiting for our departure to Mendoza, in the Argentina vine district. Ahead of me is another long-haul. Nine hours or so crossing the Andes mountains. The window seat next ...

Meat, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Meat

A travel blog entry by helene

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... One was arrested when the police found a pipe in his bag that looked nothing like the kind my Dad used to smoke. Mendoza, one of Argentina's biggest cities, is surrounded by the snow-covered Andes and is the wine capital of the country. I learnt how ...

From what I can remember....the wines were great!, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

From what I can remember....the wines were great!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... and Martin (a young American lad) set off on the bus heading for Maipu, in order to visit some of the best wineries that Argentina has to offer! The bus dropped us off outside "Mr Hugo's" bicycle rental shop. After purchasing our bikes (25 pesos each) we ...

DOMINEY FAMILY VACATION - Print Edition, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

DOMINEY FAMILY VACATION - Print Edition

A travel blog entry by steve_sara

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... ): ¨What do we have for her Rod?¨ Rod Roddy (exhumed corpse): ¨It´s a ´you pay all expenses´ trip to beautiful Argentina. And no need for a brand new car when you´ll be taking multiple overnight bus rides across the country. While in Mendoza, ...

The business class backpacker., Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

The business class backpacker.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... once before, I am not out to prove myself, but to have a good time. And I do!!! Well, I have just returned from Easter Island and I am back in Mendoza for the third time. I feel like I know this place now, so it's time to make a move north. I ...

Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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A cultured excuse for a day on the drink, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

A cultured excuse for a day on the drink

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... over spent but to solve the issue £7 was worth it.  We got back to the hostel and replenished our money supply on the way. We have loved Mendoza, what a great start to Argentina but we know this time that we are definitely leaving tomorrow ...

Watch out for the thieves, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Watch out for the thieves

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... an issue but as our plans in Argentina include driving from Bariloche to Ushuaia this was a problem.  Our whole plans in Argentina ruined because some prick thought he deserved out stuff.  Eventually we realised there was nothing we could do and ...

Dozy in Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Dozy in Mendoza

A travel blog entry by meercatvinny

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... back garden of a beautiful house after we were done (with some wine of course). We went on another wine tour. Mendoza is the wine capital of Argentina. There were 2 wineries and an olive oil factory on this tour, but some tours take you on a bike ...

Madrid to Mendoza via Buenos Aires - Day 2, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Madrid to Mendoza via Buenos Aires - Day 2

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... over the Christmas holiday's and generally being lazy, but I'll give it my best shot. Haven't really seen a lot of Mendoza today, went for a brief walk but I'm feeling completely knackered, just hung around the Crillon hotel where I'm staying for ...

Downhill with a following wind, Uspallata, Argentina travel blog

Downhill with a following wind

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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I left Puente de Inca and whizzed down the Argentian side very very quickly, gloriously realsing my considerable gravity investment of the previous day. The scenery on this side was something else - beautiful reds and greens lending everything a warm ...

Mendoza - Day 22-23, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza - Day 22-23

A travel blog entry by christosp

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... up on some internet admin and continued to be depressed about not summiting Aconcagua. Went for a walk around hot and sticky Mendoza, a 70 degree temperature diffrence from the freezing conditions on the mountain. My body still needs to adjust to this ...

In and out of Malargue in 24 hours, Malargue, Argentina travel blog

In and out of Malargue in 24 hours

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... We discovered that there are NO direct buses to San Martin de los Andes or to Bariloche!!! We in fact had to backtrack half way to Mendoza, where we would need to change buses and get an overnight bus to Neuquen and then change again. OK, so with no other ...

Making it to Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Making it to Mendoza

A travel blog entry by you_know_zo

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... and it´s much more my kind of place...   There´s supposed to be lots of stuff to do, but the main attraction of Mendoza is the countless vineyards... around 80% of Argentina´s wine is produced here.  So Tom and I (once again) got some ...

Downtime..., Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Downtime...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... a lot of things to get used to. Shit here is so different, even to Chile. Here are the top 5 things to adjust to in Argentina: 5. Booze is ridiculously cheap. That is not good for me. Bottle of decent wine? $1.50. 1 Litre bottle of beer? 90c. ...

Malbec-land, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Malbec-land

A travel blog entry by seankervin

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Greetings from Mendoza, Argentina - the heart of  Argentina's wine country.  There are over 1000 bodegas (wineries) around Mendoza with a combined annual production of over a Billion liters.  The majority of ...

No excuses for not drinking wine, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

No excuses for not drinking wine

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... was produced and see the difference between a big slick operation and a family run vineyard. This area produces a huge proportion of Argentina's wine so there is a lot to see. Also the tasting was good! The first chocolate place was really cute, they ...

Shakin' it down with the mozzies, Somwhere on the outskirts of Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Shakin' it down with the mozzies

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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... I was. It was pretty late by this time so really I should've looked for somewhere to bed down for the night, but clearly Mendoza had started to feel tame because I decided instead to take advantage of the remains of the day to make a break. Finding my ...

Mendoza - wine and mountains, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza - wine and mountains

A travel blog entry by sarahwalsh

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... . Turned into 16 hours, and we had just one 20 minute stop in all that time. A word of advice to people going to Argentina, NEVER travel T.A.C! Plus I now know it was overpriced, I have a trip back to Buenos Aires booked on a full Cama bus (your seat ...

Bed bug nightmares, Part II, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Bed bug nightmares, Part II

A travel blog entry by vine_hooligans

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... and scary view of the switchbacks below as we climbed up to Paso Libertadores where the boarder was between Chile and Argentina. The views were naturally spectacular and we passed what looked like remains of glaciers creeping down the mountain, gushing ...

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