Travel Blogs from Villa La Angostura, Argentina

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Go West! A leisurely drive back to the Andes, PN Los Alerces and Villa La Angostura, Patagonia, Argentina travel blog

Go West! A leisurely drive back to the Andes

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... Nacional Nahuel Huapi, before crossing the border back to Chile on Wednesday the 23rd. However, by the time we reached Villa La Angostura in the late afternoon, it was raining cats and dogs, and we sought refuge in a comfortable youth hostel (and ...

Villa La Angostura (1 days snowboarding in Andes!), Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Villa La Angostura (1 days snowboarding in Andes!)

A travel blog entry by worldofbintang

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Well we have just had a week in the small village of Villa La Angostura and although we only fitted in one day's snowboarding we had a great time that day and partied for the rest of the time!! The Wednesday we arrived we checked into a lovely hostel ...

Lakeside viewing, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Lakeside viewing

A travel blog entry by suenson_taylors

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We move on to Villa La Angostura taking a route known as the 'Seven Lakes Drive'. The road was unpaved, the surface not too bad but topped with loose stone, some of them rather large, and the underside of our magnificent car took a considerable hammering ...

Diversion through the Lake District of Argentina, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Diversion through the Lake District of Argentina

A travel blog entry by thymeoff

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... travellers. Never mind, the sheer beauty of the area was enough for everyone. The tranquil and attractive tourist town of Villa La Angostura was definitely our favourite stop. About the size of Almonte, La Villa was named after a narrow isthmus that ...

IT AIN´T EASY DOING NOTHING, Villa la Angostura, Neuquén, Argentina travel blog

IT AIN´T EASY DOING NOTHING

A travel blog entry by modernoddyseus

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... success, as failure breeds failure. One time, I hitchhiked to within twenty miles of Chile, to a nice town called Villa la Angostura. There, I got sidetracked by the beautiful, white skin and rosy cheeks of a dark-haired friend named Carolina - who ...

VILLA LA ANGOSTURA, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

VILLA LA ANGOSTURA

A travel blog entry by unbound

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Ville La Angostura was our next stop.  It was a beautiful little town buried high up in the Andes, right on a huge blue lake, but very touristy and overpriced so we only stayed two nights.  The best way to describe it was Lake Genvea, WI.  ...

Nuestro Primer Techo: El Obrador, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Nuestro Primer Techo: El Obrador

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... ' bien puesta tiene buena duración. Por último, clavos y tornillos, muchos…! Ya con estos materiales estamos dispuestos a encarar la fase de estructura.    Lo primero que se hace es replantear, sacar escuadras, ubicar la posición de las ...

Marcando el Perímetro, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Marcando el Perímetro

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... la tuerca de la golondrina hasta que queda lo suficientemente tensa.    Este verano fue más caluroso que de costumbre y en la Villa se comentaba que era a causa de la ceniza que flotaba por el aire haciendo un efecto invernadero. Después de ...

Mampostería III: Revoques, Pinturas y Molduras, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Mampostería III: Revoques, Pinturas y Molduras

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... a mostrarles la variedad de colores orgánicos que se pueden obtener usando pinturas sanas, económicas y en armonía con la naturaleza. Y como delicatesen vamos a mostrarles una linda manera de dibujar con el barro en tres dimensiones, ideal para darle ...

la route des 7 lacs *, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

la route des 7 lacs *

A travel blog entry by loelai

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Bariloche,La Route Des 7 Lacs Slideshow: Loelai’s trip from Osorno, Patagonia, Chile to Villa La Angostura, Argentina was created by TripAdvisor. See another Villa La Angostura slideshow. Create your own stunning free slideshow from your travel ...

Estructura I: Encadenados, Tabiques y Entrepiso, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Estructura I: Encadenados, Tabiques y Entrepiso

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... y los tabiques, asique imagínense su importancia y el peso que soportan. Al ser  los rollizos circulares, es necesario dejar la cara de apoyo plana. Tuvimos suerte porque ese día estaba el aserradero en el terreno y se encargó del tema con una ...

Unplanned trip to Villa La Angostura, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Unplanned trip to Villa La Angostura

A travel blog entry by bradleyb

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... place that hangs over the lake. Once again, the weather was spectacular, about 80 degrees.  The hour drive to Villa la Agostura winded around the lake through a much more arid terrain.  When we arrived at our hotel, Puerto ...

Mampostería I: Materiales y Sobrecimiento, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Mampostería I: Materiales y Sobrecimiento

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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   Las paredes de esta casa están compuestas por materiales naturales de la zona. Arcilla, fibra (paja), arena, viruta, arena volcánica, piedra pómez y caña colihue. Ninguno de estos materiales contaminan, ni generan huella ecológica. Todos ...

On the Dust Road Again, I Just Can't Wait To Get.., Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

On the Dust Road Again, I Just Can't Wait To Get..

A travel blog entry by millervilles

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... .  We fired up the walkie-talkies and hopped into our rentals to head back the way we'd come along the dust road to Villa la Angostura.  We stopped at many of the miradors that we'd missed on the way into San Martin de los Andes and made much ...

Happy birthday Hylda!, Villa la Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Happy birthday Hylda!

A travel blog entry by markenhylda

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... Lao Lao hotel - Just like Switzerland... Empanada in the car Dinner at Maxima's brother in Bistro Tinto, Villa de Angostura Hylda turns 31 A drink with the other hostel guests Blow! Last steak in Argentina Rain, rain, ...

Mampostería II: Paredes Exteriores e Interiores, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Mampostería II: Paredes Exteriores e Interiores

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... volumen; en nuestro caso hicimos una mezcla con piedra pómez, viruta y paja de avena seca, todo en igual proporción. Finalmente la arcilla liquida (o barbotina) para aglutinar todos los componentes. Suena fácil, pero el tema de la mezcla no es soplar y ...

Limpiando el Terreno y presentando la Flora Local, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Limpiando el Terreno y presentando la Flora Local

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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...    Tirar un árbol por esta zona no es algo que se puede hacer con tanta libertad por suerte. Villa La Angostura está ubicado literalmente dentro de un parque nacional por lo que está prohibido voltear un árbol sin autorización. Primero ...

Posicionando la Casa y Movimientos de Suelo, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Posicionando la Casa y Movimientos de Suelo

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... todo parejo. Cuando el maquinista terminó de emparejar, llegaron dos camiones con ripio para usarlos como capa de compactación y elevación. Con la última capa bien compacta nos aseguramos que el contrapiso de la casa quede bien firme, y a su vez es ...

Estructura II: Techo, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Estructura II: Techo

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... y como cajón para la capa de aislación que será de 10cm de piedra pómez que tiró el volcán; excelente alternativa natural a la lana de vidrio convencional. En un principio íbamos a aislar con viruta, pero era muy riesgoso porque con el calor de la ...

Villa la Angostura, Villa la Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Villa la Angostura

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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Following along on our map of where Che Guevara made his now famous motorcycle ride, we left Bariloche for the quaint Villa la Angostura, which is located on the same lake as Bariloche, but near the NE corner. Again, the main part of town was about 4 ...

Villa La Angostura, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Villa La Angostura

A travel blog entry by lostalready

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The road from San Martin was unpaved and potholed (at one point the bus got bogged) so the 100km trip was a 4 hour trial of patience and we arrived, map-less, in the dark, to find everything closed. We awoke to find everything covered with a white ...

Another long day of busses and hitching, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Another long day of busses and hitching

A travel blog entry by sarahpearl

... 2.  A 3 hour bus from San Martin to Villa La Angostura.  Also not a problem. 3.  The problems started from Villa La Angostura.  We needed to get to Puerto Octay, a small town in the lakes district of Chile, but any bus going to ...

Bariloche and drive to Villa La Angostura, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Bariloche and drive to Villa La Angostura

A travel blog entry by pnbooth

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... vacation spot during the summer. it is the jumping off point for exploring Argentina's lake district--which is what we are doing. Villa la Angostura is our first stop on the "road of the seven lakes" and it is also on the shores of huge lake Nahuel ...

Vistas and Villas, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Vistas and Villas

A travel blog entry by roseoftheworld2

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This was a quick stop of the way back to Bariloche. Villa Angostura is an upmarket resort that offers beautiful scenery, but we only had time to stop for a lake view of Lago Nahuel Huapi on the drive back to drop off the hire car. But what ...

Victoria Island, Lake Nahuel Huapi, Lake Nahuel Huapi, Argentina travel blog

Victoria Island, Lake Nahuel Huapi

A travel blog entry by ianbaker1967

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Kayaking around Isla Victoria on Lake Nahuel Huapi This was my "treat" Three months with a group of great people, but I wanted me time, me space and so I booked a 4 day kayak expedition. Solo. Little did I realise that the plan had changed because ...

Bienvenidos a nuestra Casa!, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Bienvenidos a nuestra Casa!

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... paciencia y finalmente logramos viajar en Diciembre. Era la primera vez que íbamos después de la erupción del volcán y fue impactante ver a la villa teñida de gris. Gracias a la buena onda de los tres y a las alubias que cocinó Marco, el viaje fue ...

Cimientos Parte I: Replanteo y Zapatas, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Cimientos Parte I: Replanteo y Zapatas

A travel blog entry by gaiamuni

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... Antes de empezar queremos aclarar que durante la fase de cimientos casi no hay aspectos que se relacionen específicamente con la construcción sustentable, ya que están involucrados hierros, hormigón y técnicas convencionales. Esto se pensó así para ...

Villa la Angostura vs the Volcano, Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Villa la Angostura vs the Volcano

A travel blog entry by smile-a-day

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... by the huge red trees that inspired Walt Disney in his woodland settings for Bambi.    We could've stayed in Villa la Angostura for a week, but moved on to the next town of Bariloche, known as a tourist haven for trekking and lake tours. While ...

Argentina...ít´s cold here too., Villa La Angostura, Argentina travel blog

Argentina...ít´s cold here too.

A travel blog entry by tour-46

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So, time to move on from Chile, I think my bank balance will appreciate it oh and my boots have finally dried out from the flooding in the Chilean Lake District so on with Ruta ...

Hot Springs and The Property, Lilpela, Chile travel blog

Hot Springs and The Property

A travel blog entry by ecotripping

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... the sky. We walk through the valley along a wide path torn by the giant claw of past logging. All the land until Argentina is hers. Although she keeps it unused, little if any of Neruda's "primitive nature's great cathedral" still stands. Ramón saysit ...

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