Hotel Risco Plateado Golf & Resort
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... 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 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 ...
We started our South American adventure in Santiago, Chile - we got off to a bit of a rocky start as our driver never arrived at the airport to collect us at 4am after 24 hours of traveling but we made it to the hotel eventually and were given a really nice room. So the first thing we need to mention about South America, and Chile in particular is that very few people speak English and most of them don't even try - it is very frustrating.... So day 1 was a bit tough ...
... As a result the locals are collecting and hoarding American dollars. Right now the official exchange rate is 5.6 pesos : $1US, but the so called blue market will give 9 pesos per $1US. For travellers this is great if you bring dollars into the country. We missed the boat and did not learn about this situation until after we arrived. So it's costing us 40% more than all the other travellers and what makes it more challenging is that its muy dificil to find an ATM ...
... winery to winery. In the older, more traditional, way of making wine the mixture of crushed grapes is left to ferment naturally with no added ingredients. Yeast forms spontaneously from the process but the type and exact amount are not so predictable meaning this method requires a much closer supervision of the mixture. These days most wineries, apart from the small scale ones that have conserved the traditional techniques, add yeast to the mixture themselves, ...