Travel Blogs from San Carlos de Bariloche
... up Caterdral (the ski resort of bariloche). Very rough, steep terrain and within a limited timeframe due to unreliable local bus information. Killer for the knee.
Take the bus to valla la angostura and cycling round to an idilic lakeside beach
I stayed the first few nights in hostel inn which offered one of the best lake views in town and was filled with lots of fun people, the Irish girls, the salsa teaching Argentinians, and the manager Charlie. ...
Leaving Bariloche was bitter sweet. I felt like I had been
there for a long time, but I had not fully explored it. I will go back one day.
Things I have lost so far…
-Spare camera battery
-Camera Lens Cap
-Radio in car
-6 tennis balls
-Eyesight for TWO days
... and the kids had planned a horse ride with Sebastian. However there were no raft trips scheduled that day so we packed up and all went horse riding. We like to think we are getting pretty good at this but every time is different and this was no exception. The horses, at the start of the season, were very keen and competitive to get going and we set off at a cracking pace through Sebastian’s dad’s farm and down towards the Rio Manso. Some ...
... with flawless golden beaches leading into luscious rainforest! Funny how easily you can take things for granted. A few days here felt like enough, mainly because of the weather. I think if you came here in summer, with all the activities available on land and lake, this place could captivate you for weeks!
Next time on our great adventure... making our way north through Mendoza, Cordoba and into one of our favourite places in Argentina, Cafayate.
... seeing for the past few weeks, and it seems that it is inseparable from Argentinians. People carry around a gourd (itself called mate) made of wood, a pack of yerba maté leaves, and a thermos or pot of hot water. Everywhere. I've always been curious to try it, and to be offered some without any sort of prompting was a pleasant surprise.
There's some sort of procedure to it, and I prodded Renzo with questions. The yerba maté is ...