Howard Johnson Plaza Hotel, Spa & Convention Center, Merlo
Travel Blogs from Merlo
Dinner at 10:30...we're really getting into this late dinning --even if we were the first people in the restaurant, but by the time the show started the place had filled up.
Argentine folkloric, it's called. The music every Argentine knows ...
Today I went to Santa Rosa and spoke to a class of 50 odd students at a local high school. The lesson was on communication, and whilst the students know some English, like me with Spanish, they find it difficult to speak. Thankfully, one of the students Julian, had lived in Miami so he was my interpretor along with Gloria.
Was an amazing two hours and I gave the students ...
Saturday the 14th April was the wedding of Paula and Charlie at 12.30pm. This in itself was unusal for an Argentinian wedding as weddings are usually at night.
The rain that had been forecast thankfully held off and the grey sky cleared to blue and the sun came out.
The celebration started with a church ceremony at the Catholic Church, where Ceci´s grandmother attended regularly. The church soon filled up with family and ...
... at this time it came across we were the only english speaking tourists there!
The hostel had a good kitchen with an asado that seems to be standard and our room was tastefully decorated with Mickey and Minnie Mouse wallpaper!
On the first day we checked out the town and this had a lively buzz to it for a small town. James wowed the local hostel ...
Today was a day of transition. For the first time in more than two weeks, we headed east instead of north leaving the Andes behind as we headed east from the city and province of Mendoza to the province of Cordoba. The change of direction marked the entry into the final stage of our journey. Believe it or not we have only one week left before we return to San Francisco.
We started by riding past vineyards and small ...
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