Algodon Wine Estates & Champions Club
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... tasting was mucho fun too! We tried mostly red wines, and learned that Mendoza produces the best Malbec in the world; great news seeing as this is my favourite wine! It´s also the best wine produced in Argentina, so I was set for some further wine tasting ´research´ in the weeks to come.
I had told myslef that under no circumstances would I buy any wine to take home - my rucksack(s) were reaching ...
... plane. Then its fuel, check fluids and wash the windows for departure.
Upon take off we are treated with spectacular views of the Andes. For the next hour we fly northeast over barren mostly uninhabited countryside until we approach the agricultural center of San Luis. While it is winter and the fields are bare, the infrastructure of commercial farming is evident. ...
... A pity but in light of our late start on the trip one of those difficult choices we had to make.
Anyway, from El Bolson to here in Mendoza was far from just a lot of driving. En route to our next stop Bariloche, a town that is much talked about both here and overseas, we drove through some lovely autumn scenery with the multi hued colours of the leaves on the trees providing a magical backdrop to the rolling hills.
Bariloche is without doubt a very popular ...
... Sitz zurückgekehrt. Die ganz Situation und vor allem der Typ kam mir sehr komisch vor und ich habe ihn weiter beobachtet. Er hat die ganze Zeit danach Sachen an- und ausgezogen und irgendwas mit seiner Jacke gemacht. Komischer Typ dachte ich, er sah auch schon ziemlich verdächtig aus.
Das ganze muss so gegen 1 Uhr und 5 Stunden Fahrt gewesen sein, die meisten Leute haben geschlafen. Ich bin dann auch irgendwann wieder eingepennt. Bis dann um 3 Uhr der Bus in ...
... hill, which is an open, terraced carriage and the ascent is very, very steep and had me squeezing James' arm the entire way to the top. The views from the top were incredible, I hadn't realised just how big Santiago was - it stretches all the way to the horizon. Through the haze we could just make out the Andes with the tiniest amount of snow on the highest peaks.
We walked to the top of the hill to see the statue of the virgen, and then found a ...
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