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Crossing over from Chile into Argentina we're surrounded with what seems like a totally new language. I am getting a lot of blank looks and some laughs when I try to communicate. One night I couldn't even order a beer correctly. The menus are completely different. We didn't know what one single food or drink item was for the first couple days. …
... the 4th bus in the queue. Whole system worked incredibly effectively with the whole bus queuing up together in front of a little kiosk where both the Chilean and Argentinian border officers were sitting together. It was literally get a stamp to leave Chile, take a step to the right and get a new stamp to enter Argentina.
Then we ...
... girls. Our last night passed with too much wine once again and too soon it was time to leave. Sad goodbyes to Phillip the kitten and we are now back once again in Mendoza city.
We just had time to go out for dinner. It's always interesting to see what people are going to try and sell you when you sit on a table outside and tonight didn't disappoint - we were offered tasers and a blood pressure check. An unusual combination.
Beccie and Andy ...
... a sheltered warm-water pool which got quickly invaded by children shouting and splashing water. Not quite the relaxing day we had in mind, but it was still a pleasant break from the heat of the city.
Christmas is fast approaching and as we decided to spend it in a remote village surrounded by vineyards in northwestern Argentina, Mendoza is our last chance to go shopping. To find what we had in mind turned out to be a mission impossible, although the city ...
... at a grill restaurant called La Lucia. Our waiter spoke less English than our spanish but we had our dictionary to hand to assist us! The food was AMAZING! We shared a salad and ribs with sweet potatoes dish. It was heaven. So delicious especially after our long journey and rubbish food on our bus to Mendoza. I was in heaven. It was such a hot day too, at least 30c. Amazing. Lunch cost us about £23 ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHostel Campo Base Penitentes Mendoza
The man living there is very hospitable and we enjoyed the meals! Wish I got the recipe for the shepherds pie like dish, a fav of Argentina.
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