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Our re-entry to civilization...two days of wine tasting in Mendoza, a region best known for Malbec. It lies close along the Andes, offering spectacular views of the mountains around every turn. The climate is surprisingly desert like with 300 days of sunshine a year. Renu was strongly reminded of life in Delhi with the ashy air, dusty roadsides and …
... traditional South American drink, Cuba Libre (aka rum and coke).
I also got my asado: two, in fact. The first at an all-you-can-eat buffet and the next we cooked ourselves at the hostel’s own parillada (barbeque grill). How it is possible for a girl to eat quite that much food, I don’t know. On both occasions, having consumed half a cow and various other animals, I felt the need to roll around on the floor clutching my sides and marvelling at ...
... br> However with Aconcagua lurking in the vicinity, it might see me
returning in the coming years!
boarded our night bus to the North (the most exp of our trip, I think
close on 100 buck, it was our Xmas present to each other), played bingo
(a first on a bus, 1 number shy of the jackpot which was a bottle of
wine of course) and relaxed and enjoyed the trip (16 and 17)
a city called Tucuman awaits
It was still well before noon when our group were first dipping our noses into a Malbec rose at a family run vineyard on the outskirts of Mendoza city.
In between the three wineries we visited until the early afternoon our transport was on two wheels (per person). The bike rides were on a mixture of main road and glorious leafy backlanes.
The vineyards were each different in scale. Number One was an Organic farm, Two a larger operation that recently won ...
... that this was his first journey and he hadn't seen other travellers of Indian origin. We told the kid where we were from but he had no idea. Lucky had her phone and it had the photos of our travels and when we showed the kid our photos it lit up his face. He asked us a few questions and then he thanked us for the information. His mum thanked us as well for just talking to him.
The bus left on time and we were given the immigration forms. Soon it was time for the bus to cross ...
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