Travel Blogs from San Rafael, Argentina

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Heading South, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Heading South

A travel blog entry by jeffsadventures

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... bucks to travel several hours south of here right now without standing in the scorching sun, we decided that arriving in San Rafael without knowing a single thing about the place would have be excitement enough.  A few hours later, we ...

A Geologist's Delight, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

A Geologist's Delight

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... , so we were more than happy to soak up the sunshine and enjoy the warm air as we wandered the tree-lined streets. San Rafael is located in a very arid area and relies totally on irrigation from the Atuel and Diamante rivers which originate in the eastern ...

FEEST!!!, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

FEEST!!!

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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... gisteravond laat (vannacht in NL) met onze Hein kunnen skypen. Ook hebben we per mail al de eerste foto's van ons nichtje kunnen zien. Dit is echt helemaal super... Heel veel liefs en de allerbeste wensen van Astrid en Gijs vanuit San Rafael, Argentina. ...

Wine Country - take 2, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Wine Country - take 2

A travel blog entry by beccarose

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... we had an extra day, so it was some consolation to losing our flights to head back to two places where I felt exactly that.  San Rafael felt like a total bust the first time we went there but after doing the bike tour of the wineries it gave a ...

Canyon del Atuel *, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Canyon del Atuel *

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Retour dans la région du vin/Back in Mendoza, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Retour dans la région du vin/Back in Mendoza

A travel blog entry by siegfried_h.

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... 'te du Pacifique. J'aurai, comme ça, fait presque tous les pays du continent sud-américain. Facts about Argentina: Unlike we commonly think, Southamericans in general, and Argentineans in particular, don't speak Spanish. The speak Castillan. ...

Kamperen? Nu even niet!, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Kamperen? Nu even niet!

A travel blog entry by astridandgijs

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... maar zeggen zondag dat dit hooguit twee keer per jaar voorkomt. Zondag en vandaag, en ze voorspellen nog meer.... Toen de bus in San Rafael stopte, stond het hier blank en kwam het nog steeds met meer dan bakken tegelijk uit de hemel vallen. Aangezien de ...

Its a Long Way to San Rafael!, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Its a Long Way to San Rafael!

A travel blog entry by candcthai

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... soul (it must be close to 1000 kilometres across). Eventually, we reach a few small towns and then our destination of San Rafael, a small city in the famous wine producing province of Mendoza. That evening we spend an hour or two wandering around ...

Official Start from the San Rafael Reserve, San Rafael Reserve, Paraguay travel blog

Official Start from the San Rafael Reserve

A travel blog entry by rideforthetrees

... winds so strong my bamboo flagpole snapped in half. But Skinny Horse and I managed to roll into Procosara's post in the San Rafael Reserve on January 1st, just in time to hear the rains are helping extinguish the many forest fires that were ...

San Rafael - Day 21, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

San Rafael - Day 21

A travel blog entry by longwayup

Zapallar - San Rafael Miles - 495 The first day that I haven't woken up without an alarm, most uncomfortable bed so far! Was like sleeping on the floor and the pillow was as thin as an after eight mint! Up at 6.45am so we will be late for breakfast today. ...

Canon de Atuel and San Rafael, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Canon de Atuel and San Rafael

A travel blog entry by yfjell

... from the terminal. Recommended! Only pesos 17 and a very good vibe. Beautiful backyard area and good people. Ended up staying 3 nights in San Rafael, just because we liked it so much. We did Canon de Atuel the day after, a great trip that lasted from ...

Wine Tasting!, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Wine Tasting!

A travel blog entry by loganandkatie

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... AM is when the party is just getting started in Argentina!  Yikes.  We are old. We spent a lot of our time in San Rafael just sitting around in the heat (it probably reached 100 F a few times while we were there) and watching movies on Jero´s ...

Caves and canyons, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Caves and canyons

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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Our bus journey to San Rafael was interrupted by a little drama.  We got a semi-cama bus for the 14 hour journey and a couple of hours after heading off we came up against a roadblock.  We were delayed for an hour by protesters, no idea ...

Cavernas de las Brujas and San Rafael, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Cavernas de las Brujas and San Rafael

A travel blog entry by cat3

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... Dave got annoyed that they kept getting their geology wrong.  After a last quiet night in Malargue we made our way to San Rafael the next morning. We hired out some rickety old bikes and cycled out to do some wine tasting.  The opening ...

San Rafael en de Canyon del Atuel, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

San Rafael en de Canyon del Atuel

A travel blog entry by wouterf

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Auf der legendären Ruta 40, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Auf der legendären Ruta 40

A travel blog entry by pura-vida

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... 'ter nach Chile hinüber zu wechseln. Somit steuerten wir, nachdem in Mendoza noch zwei neue Reifen besorgt wurden, in Richtung San Rafael. Dort besuchten wir das Valle Grande, der Grand Canyon argentiniens, jedoch viel, viel kleiner als das Original in ...

Tesis final, San Rafael, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Tesis final

A travel blog entry by gulimero

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Have been writing my diploma thesis here in San Rafael. Made several trips to places like El Nihuil (nice place for chilling, right next to the lake), Las Leñas (after 6 years without skiing, i really loved to ski there and since it was the first day, ...

More vineyards..., San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

More vineyards...

A travel blog entry by denisita

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On the way to San Rafael, home of some of the oldest vineyards in the country, we pass through Tunuyán and Tupungato again, and the small towns of La Consulta, San Carlos, and Pareditas. There are many dams and lakes in this area, providing plenty of ...

Taking it Easy, Parque Nacional San Rafael, Paraguay travel blog

Taking it Easy

A travel blog entry by finn_steve

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Went to a very nice park in the interior of Paraguay where we sort of camped out. Nice scenery. Relaxing time. More to follow. ...

7th April  San Rafael To San Jose De Jacheal, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

7th April San Rafael To San Jose De Jacheal

A travel blog entry by bri74

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Awake at the usual stupid o clock, showered and straight to breky for the usual arid bread and pastries. The rear tyre is shot to pieces so I took a new set down to el tyre shop to get them replaced. I was first in so Juan got straight on with it ...

Cool R-r-r-r-river, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Cool R-r-r-r-river

A travel blog entry by esteban

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... outside, the river water felt very refreshing! We also went to a couple of vineyards on the third day we were in San Rafael, and although it was nice to learn about wine-making and vine-growing and very interesting to learn how ´champagne´s´ ...

Bariloche - San Rafael, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Bariloche - San Rafael

A travel blog entry by dir.scheffer

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Al final - Verano! - Endlich Sommer, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Al final - Verano! - Endlich Sommer

A travel blog entry by elisabeth_sa

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Nach vielen Busstunden im Semicama (!!) bin ich gestern (es kommt mir viel laenger vor) um 06: 00 Uhr morgens in San Rafael angekommen. Es gibt hier 5 Klassen von Busreisen, und Semicama ist Nummer 3... Ich hab schon besser geschlafen, aber fuer Full Cama ...

Quite an adventure!!!, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Quite an adventure!!!

A travel blog entry by iainandemma

... it there was an enormous cheer, more clapping and congratulations to the original driver who was now looking even more embarrassed. In San Rafael it had hailed again, all the electricity had gone and bits of trees were everywhere. It´s summer here by ...

San Rafael, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

San Rafael

A travel blog entry by cat2222

Both Diego and I had booked into the same hostel in San Rafael so we walked the few blocks from the bus station and checked in. I can't remember the name of the hostel, but it was an HI hostel and it has the smallest toilet in the world!! I'm really ...

Resting with wine and a canyon, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Resting with wine and a canyon

A travel blog entry by chiheb

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I finally got out of Patagonia. San Rafael is in the region of Cuyo famous in Argentina for its vineyard. For me, growing grapes there is still a mystery. The place is very dry. The plants hardly grow. In the landscape you will only find steppe. Anyway, ...

More Wine Towns, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

More Wine Towns

A travel blog entry by dbadgery

HEading further south, took a bus for about 3 hours to San Rafael, another wine town, very much like San Rafeal. The hostel turned to be a longwalk out of town, so once I got there just chilled by the pool for a while and then tried to organise a day tour ...

WE MADE IT YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH !!!!, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

WE MADE IT YEAHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH !!!!

A travel blog entry by seaplaneadvent

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After our celebratory lunch we return to the airport excited. The next flight is to the ultimate destination - San Rafael.  We fuel and prepare for departure.  The fields and valleys below are beautiful.  Patrick is looking forward to ...

A good-bye joy ride., San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

A good-bye joy ride.

A travel blog entry by seaplaneadvent

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... Finally, sadly, we turn back for San Rafael, over mountain plains, past beautiful lakes, until below we see the vineyards of San Rafael.  Patrick executes another perfect landing and we say adios to our very special lady.  She has done an ...

Frozen Grapes, San Rafael, Argentina travel blog

Frozen Grapes

A travel blog entry by mccorkamule

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... by the 40+ companies to choose from. This first trip to wine country was a 12 hour overnight bus ride. We arrived at the San Rafael bus station at 8:30am, walked to the center of town and grabbed coffee and breakfast.  It's a 20 minute city bus ride ...

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