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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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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. …
... included 3 wineries, an olive oil place, and a chocolate/liquor shop. It was a great day! Most of the wineries featured Malbec, which is The Wine of Argentina. We don't usually drink red, but through the tastings, I think we developed a new appreciation for it. We met a fun couple from San Francisco on the tour and sat with them for the included lunch. They are long-term travelers, in their 8th month, so it was fun to hear their ...
... br> Well, at least I could sleep now.
Unfortunately we did stop after a few moments and a man was sitting beside me. Not a problem usually, but he did smell like an ashtray and a bong.
At this point: sorry to all the people I've been blowing smoke around for the last 12 years, I didn't realize its THAT bad!
After the horrible dinner I made my way to the toilet and realized I've lost the guardian Angel my sister gave to me.
So how do I say in spanish: "I have lost ...
... one hand with not a lot of slack he told us. There I was navigating my horse around cactuses and stones, choosing clear paths and I'm going to say unconsciously trying to show off. Sometimes my horse went where he wanted but the majority of the time he did what I wanted, the way it should be, in control, in charge, a beast to carry me where ever I wanted. It was a battle. My horse tossed its head up and down fighting the reins and it spat at me twice. Did ...
... and on and on. No wonder its people are so happy.
To top it all off, it is smack bang in the middle of the country´s best vineyards (the region produces 70% of the country´'s wine) and you can visit the vineyards and drink copious amounts of wine. Dan did a cycling day tour through the wineries (PRPH readers will be pleased to know that I gave this a miss:)))
The main square, pedestrianised, full of ...