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... the next set of skeletons to be lovingly laid in a display cabinet, each bone labelled in perfect handwriting!
In Spanish we could barely understand, the man introduced himself to us as Domingo R. Castro, telling us that the museum belongs to him, and that he has written anthropology and geology books, which he showed us. Later, a little research on the internet confirmed that the museum indeed was set up by the Castro family, whose passion in life is the ‘investigation ...
... and argentinian music, sang, played tin whistle, smoked a chocolate cigar, watched the stars and soon enough we were moving again! It was such a wonderful day and I really felt so lucky! Itīs so lovely to hang out with local people and feel so welcomed and so at home.
Some more highlights of my time in Mendoza;
-when Des and I visited Cerro de la Gloria, a hill in Parque San Martin, from which you can see all of Mendoza and attempted to climb up a massive statue ...
... So today we started out on our tour of various bodegas (vineyard, for those in the know) with our trusty driver, Luis. And we were buzzed by 10:30am, courtesy of Alta Vista. Also met a fellow Jersey girl, Gwen (they have named her Juanita) who is just out of college and working on becoming a sommilier...lucky girl! On to the next place, more vino, less buzz (time to use the spitoon). We were shut out by the bodega where we were supposed to dine ...
... jump in the jacuzzi downstairs. Before I knew it was 20:30, after I left the jacuzzi I had a chat with two Australian girls from Sydney and around 21:00 I took a shower.
After my shower I had a short browse on the streets, but it was quiet, so I went back to the hostel to watch some ted.com videos on my laptop till approx 23:30. Time to hit the sack.
Coffee and coke @ Ars$ 16.00
Dinner at Facundo @ Ars$ 104.00
... into a canyon where a road, that will provide access between Chile and Argentina, is under construction. Finally, sadly, we turn back for San Rafael, over mountain plains, past beautiful lakes, until below we see the vineyards of San Rafael. Patrick executes another perfect landing and we say adios to our very special lady. She has done an amazing job on this ...