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 …
... wait again until it was our turn to go through customs where they unloaded all the baggage from the bus, x-rayed it and then loaded it back on again. A few people had to open their baggage and stuff, not sure if it was just random or what.
Then it was back on the bus to wind our way down the valley towards Mendoza and Maípu and wine :)
... trooping around the city getting all sorts of looks in the pouring rain. We made it in time for a ceremony in the Cathedral which just reminds you how religious South America really is. No matter what economic state a country is in, their religion always seems to come first and this is proven by the decor inside the Cathedrals and churches.
Salta was our first experience of a proper Argentinian BBQ, ...
... our taxi driver once again flagged down any person he could see. Finally, we were there!
We had booked a lovely cabin in the middle of a vineyard with a swimming pool and bikes. It had a vegetable garden where we could pick anything we liked and chickens we could collect eggs from. We spent the afternoon in the pool planning what we would do with the next week.
That evening, the family working on the vineyard invited us and the Slovakian girls also ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
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