Travel Blogs from Mendoza
Today there was a national transport strike in Mendoza - which means nobody could get to hospital, not us and not the patients. All buses, taxis, trams and trains all down. However Aliza and I were lucky because Dr Marcelo picks us up every morning to take us to the hospital. So while the rest of the work the world house enjoyed a lie in, we were ...
... swim in the pool. I headed out to the wineries with a few of the groups and hired bikes for our own wine tour. It was a fun day (crash free, even after a few malbecs). Back at the hostel the owner put on an amazing BBQ and we shot some pool with some locals.
I would have loved to spent more time in Mendoza. I will definitely return here one day down the track.
... including the guests from 3 other hostels. We were initially nervous.when.there was only 1 other guy there on our arrival but the others soon flocked in and it was a fun evening, the staff pulling freshly cooked pizzas from the pizza oven in the garden. We met a large group of Chileans and Americans staying there, chatted and danced before heading back to our hostel.
We got up to have breakfast before checking out, unfortunately someone had ...
... have been so generous in letting us stay with them and they have shown us a really cool, hidden side to the city, like secret supper clubs in beautiful houses and incredible picnics by the mountains. Our new friends Lau and Seba have been so welcoming and introduced us to their friends, cooked meals for us, and taken us on great nights out. We are feeling very lucky to be here!
Next stop is Chile.... Time to go to the beach! (C: Plus I hear rumours of a KFC in ...
... and also told me about a horse adventure she was doing this afternoon. I told her about my wine tour booked for tomorrow and decided to also do the horse adventure with her. Peach wanted to check out the town so the three of us walked to get some lunch.
Mendoza weather was lovely, the streets are very perpendicular and there are loads of plazas. I like this city very much. Easy to navigate. The poverty is more obvious here though with many ...
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