Gran Hotel Princess Gold
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I booked a ticket with Cata international for the journey across the border to Mendoza, choosing a semi-cama seat upstairs (13,000 pesos) for the day time journey.
We set off promptly at 8am, followed the coast around to Viņa and then headed out of the city towards the border with the landscape soon turning green before we headed up into the mountains - a really winding road that ...
... I wanted to be a jockey, a cowboy, a gunslinger. He said yes but choose your path carefully. I said does that mean watch out for cactuses. Yes. The first chance I got to nudge my horse was approaching a ridge and there was a bit of space. I kicked my heels in hard and he responded so quick I almost fell off the back. From then on I enjoyed manipulating the reins pointing his head in the direction and path I wanted. Argentinian style is holding the ...
... longer than necessary walk home via the supermarket for dinner. We had a few hours sleep and then went down for some drinks with some people from our hostel room who we thought were coming out with us, but turns out when we went to leave they unexpectedly got into bed so we headed out solo. We had a great night in some random bars that seemed to be all locals, and even managed to wave the entry fee on a club to 'pay for 1, get 2 free', ...
... steak on the outdoor BBQ, with giant BBQ'd vegetables to go with it. Delicious!
We also tried Argentinian ice cream for the first time here too. Wowwww. It really was amazing, best ice cream ever. Argentina is famous for Wine, Steak and Ice cream and all of them were amazing!
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New Tastes: Argentinian Ice Cream - Lots of flavours!
International McDonalds Meal: Italian ...
... capital though because of all the trouble and hooliganism it causes between the biggest rival fans. The match is played a week before the season starts for the super clásico trophy between these two teams each time. We had tickets in the River Plate section but not behind the goal aw this area was standing only and the middle section is reserved for the River Plate hooligans. The same also happens in the other end with the Boca hooligans too, and apparently ...