Travel Blogs from Mendoza
We took the overnight bus from Buenos Aires to Mendoza on Sunday 5th and arrived in Mendoza at around midday the next day. Bus transport in Argentina is hugely popular (mainly because they have ripped up all the railways that Mike's great-grandfather had helped to build across the country) and the bus stations are as big and as confusing …
We arrived in Mendoza in early afternoon and it was such an inviting city. Lea immediately delcared that she liked Mendoza better than BA only 5 minutes into the walk to our hotel. Me, i´m on the fence. Mendoza is a smaller town and definitely a more relaxed pace of life; but they´re both wonderful cities for different reasons. Our first day in …
... who were soon recognised by the boys as players that Rory had played with several nights previously). There was obviously some banter between them about us, most likely, who was going to get the short straw to talk to us. A guy then came up who was about 20 years old, whose name is Mauri (short for Maurice we think) who spoke good English and explained what was going to happen.
Maurice it turned out is a bit of a sports star, ...
... go for free internet. 2 hours laterenough was enough. Happy hour was a washout (for obvious post saturday night on the town reasons), Manuela the owner was liuterally wandering around with the bottle and glasses trying to get rid of the stuff. Early nights all round im afraid
Monday= bike and wine tour :) very exciting stuff. 8 of us from hostel went, and then 6 from a neighbouring hostel so was areally good group. We visited 3 different wineries, got talked through the ...
... lady of the hostel , who although very nice we were sure was an alcoholic and a finish guy who wasn't very nice and fell off his chair! The next day we decided to try again so we met bright and early and headed off, picked up our bikes and tried a different plan, we would just pick a couple nearby and see how we go. David and Victoria got a tandem and we all headed off to the first winery which was about 5 minutes away, it was a huge place with a museum and they told us ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Business Services