Travel Blogs from Mendoza
... the outside, but once we got in there were lots of hot spring pools. Some were too hot for me to even put my foot in, and some so cold they reminded me of the water at rafting place! Luckily there were lots that the were perfect temperature to relax and look at the amazing scenery in. After a few hours of chilling out (and trying out the water slide in Aliza and John's case) we had ...
... enjoying the moment of togetherness. I know we all felt it, it was almost sacred. Me and the lively guide were talking, he spoke quite a fair bit of English, when suddenly the quiet guide (his name was Jorge) took my hand and laid it on the grass to feel how soft it is. Then he asked me to lay down (no, this is not what you think) on the grass and watch the ladybirds, the ants and the quiet life of the earth kingdom. He was always alert, aware of every sound, every movement. ...
... through to 5pm! A winery tour, on which you ride between wineries on some not-so-well maintained bikes, more Quilmes, more steak, the best ice cream in 6 months and of course plenty of wine meant our last few days in Argentina were ridiculously relaxing but also dealing with the odd hangover (in part due to drinking games and general shenna****ns with our new American friends Brandon and Kyle). So that was Argentina - a 2 week blast that left ...
... overtime and in the 48th minute of the second half Boca got a penalty kick, finishing the game 2-2. Well that certainly sparked the craziness we had expected – fights broke out on the field between players and the police, spectators ripped chairs out of the stands, gun shots went off, kids filled their pockets with stones, and police sprayed tear gas and water onto the stands to get the spectators out tout de suite. Not knowing whether it was just amusing ...
... her bus. The impromtu pub crawl caught up with her a bit.
I write about these people more so I can remember when I return that these were very good people that I met and enjoyed my conversations with all them. This entry also gives an example of the culture here. The staff at the hostel have been so friendly and helpful. The city is very laid back. But there are tours every day that keep you busy in the day. Always something to do here. Cool ...
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