La Cava Hostel
Travel Blogs from Mendoza
... from the North of South America....we had already seen so much of it!
So we just spent most of our time there walking around the parks and taking in the scenery of the city and the beautiful old buildings.
Yes, another wine tour. Its got to be done while in Argentina. Mendoza is the main area for wine production in Argentina. Just one of the vineyards is the size of ...
... bus station slash shopping mall, but recent riots in the city prevented me from wandering anywhere else. My bus left at 9pm and I chose to ride in Cama Suite class: first class for buses. I first received a glass of champagne, followed by a refill. Then, a really delicious 1990's-airplane-like dinner followed, accompanied by wine. It was all delicious, and very fun. The seat reclined 180 degrees into a bed. I watched some movie with Channing Tatum and then cuddled ...
It took us 24 hours to get to Mendoza. It should have been more like 20, but we got caught in a dust storm on the way! Red dust, whipped up by winds strong enough to rock the bus on its suspension, reduced the visibility to a few metres and the bus drivers did not fancy it at all, so we spent a few boring hours at Neuquen bus station sitting it out.
We were a bit grimy and delirious when we eventually hit town, but the walk to our hostel ...
... the border crossing into Chile, was closed for almost a week. Luckily for us the pass was now open and the meteorologists had not forecast snowfall for the immediate future. As a matter of fact it rarely snows in this part of the Andes and only the highest peaks have permanent glaciers. This is due to the lack of humidity in the region which means that despite the cold temperatures, the rock faces often remain snow free below 3000m.
Along our journey ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsLa Cava Hostel Mendoza
A bit Crap and dirty,staff ok tho
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