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Gutierrez 565, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo, Argentina | Hostel

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Vino tinto

A travel blog entry by erinj on Nov 16, 2013


Eighteen hours of bussing from Salta, Now You See Me, Fast & Furious 6, and The Heat later we arrive in Mendoza. The cab drivers don't exactly jump at the opportunity to give us a ride, but we eventually find one to take us to the hostel Alamo, as recommended by Lonely Planet. "Tiene...un..." We start in badly accented Spanish. "I speak English …

Don't Mention the War

A travel blog entry by stewy08


... Good horse skills Steward'. Mendoza is renowned for its wineries but following our stay in New Zealand wine country, we feel a little 'wined out'. We therefore decline a trip around the local vineyards in favour of looking around the bustling city. 'The bums are a better standard here' Karen observes during a walk in the park. 'They certainly fill out the leggings quite well I have to say' I reply as another attractive female walks by. 'I was talking about ...


A travel blog entry by lindb

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... a flat tyre and made it hard work. Luckily it was only 2k to the next winery, where our guide said he would pump up the tyres for us. More wine tasting and lunch at the next winery. Lunch was ok, a bit basic, pasta with ham and peas and a bit of salad, it did the job though and soaked up the alcohol from the tasting and wine served with lunch. Next onto the next and final winery, this was about 6k. It is an easy ride along a cycle path on the main road. It is ...

Day 129 - Mendoza - Wine, wine and more wine

A travel blog entry by neensandpete


We did an organised wine tasting tour today with a company highly recommended by friends and Trip Advisor. Our guide Sophia was awesome. She is studying wine making and was very passionate about wine. First stop was at a bodega called Mendel, which is a small, traditional, family run winery. We were given a tour of the winery and then sat down to sample 4 wines, including one that the ...

Days 43 - 45 : Mendoza, Argentina

A travel blog entry by tksa


... went through the ritual of smelling each one and pretending to be able to distinguish between their refined tastes but in the end resorted to downing them because we were hungry for lunch.

After lunch (2 mains + a bottle of wine for 8 quid!) at another vineyard, we began the daunting ride along a pretty main road back to Mr Hugo. We made it back in one piece and sleepily returned to the hostel where Kelly cooked a gorgeous spag bol.


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This hostel, located on Gutierrez 565, Mendoza, is near The Hill of Glory (Cerro de la Gloria), Vines of Mendoza, Bodegas Salentein, and Museo Fundacional.
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