Hotel El Torreon

Av. Espana 1433/39, Mendoza, Province of Mendoza, Cuyo, 5500, Argentina | Hotel

Travel Blogs from Mendoza

Don't Mention the War

A travel blog entry by stewy08


... seem such hospitable people that we find it difficult to believe that anyone would react in that manner but we certainly won't bring it up unless otherwise asked. We take a local bus an hour outside of the city to Alto Gracia, the town where Che Guevara grew up and his old house is now an interesting museum where we enjoy learning more about the revolutionary. I can't help but wonder whether some people realise what he got up to as they wear his face ...

Almost on the road / Temer na ceste

A travel blog entry by kristivojirova

Literally few days to go. Packing. Unpacking. Dresses. Tops. Plasters for my feet. Passport. Money. Sun cream. Finishing what I need to finish before I go away. Seeing people I want to see before I go away. Writing blog, finishing my work tasks and nights without sleep because I so look forward to the trip. I know I am not going for a year, just a month but even so, it doesn't matter, I am still happy as a child waiting for Christmas. Counting days, looking forward to ...

Comienza la diversión

A travel blog entry by zoesolomon


... ended up at a decent enough restaurant for dinner in the tourist hub. South America in general is about 30% more expensive than SA so a basic meal for two is about R500, minimum. We didn't really enjoy the Chilean food, their empanadas are like deep fried pies but they are filled with beef (the cuts we would never eat) onions, kidneys and olives. Their famous drink which we did enjoy is called Pisco sours, which is basically made from sour grapes & they add icing ...

Landscapes & Futbol - Argentina to northern Chile

A travel blog entry by ginenneandrob


... 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 ...

Mendoza: the wine mecca of Argentina

A travel blog entry by alexennis269


... can also be made. This can translate into either a stronger wine or a sweet wine (if the fermentation process is halted early)

2- The grape bunches are passed through a de-stemmer machine where they are separated from the stems and leaves. They are then crushed and transferred to the fermentation container which can be a concrete tank or metal cylinder.

3- The fermentation process takes place in the container. This is where the procedure ...


This hotel, located on Av. Espana 1433/39, Mendoza, is near Parque Provincial Aconcagua, Vines of Mendoza, Bodegas Salentein, and Museo Fundacional.
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