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... were needed during our stay there:))
It is thickly planted with trees and gardens, which are amazingly green. One of the first things you notice about Mendoza is the large irrigation ditches which line practically every street. That's how they have such beautiful greenery despite the dry and hot climate. These ditches as well as the unprotected large in ground boxes in which the trees are planted are known as Mendoza´s ¨tourist traps¨" ie ...
... within 48 hours of the harvest and no other chemicals used for extraction. The acidity of the olives are lower making it much healthier for your body.
Virgin - The olives are still processed with no chemicals but there is a longer period between the harvest and the olive oil processing creating a slightly higher acidity level making it slightly less healthy.
Olive Oil - A small amount of other chemicals are used ...
... several years running (it's currently ranked number 3... Not too shabby). It was yummy and jammy and I wanted to drink it with some cherry chicken, or some lamb. We ended the tour at a brewery with surprisingly good beers and delicious empanadas, and we were returned to our hostels around 8:30pm. At 9:30 a small group of us who had met on the tour met for dinner and drinks. We had a lovely evening of conversation amongst some people with very different ...
... around town until we could check into our room. It was nice to be back in proper civilization after a week or so in much smaller places, and we were looking forward to checking out the wine and the deferred hot springs experience that I'd promised Ruth.
We got the low-down on the where and hows of what we wanted to do from a well-hidden tourist information office on one of the upper floors of a building with no signs on it. It was like ...
... a bit of cloud on them today but we could still see the snow. The area is quite arid which we noticed when flying in yesterday. To provide a water supply for Mendoza the only river in the area was diverted to the city and a series of canals can be seen running along the streets between the pavement and the street. The river is fed by the melting snow from the Andes.
Back to the wine tours. Our first stop was to the ...
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