Travel Blogs from Uspallata
... enjoyed an excellent BBQ whilst watching a fantastic sunset over the mountains.
For my final days stay here before heading south to Bariloche tha night i met up with Ryan and Susan who had just arrived that morning and spent the day with them wandering the city and parks. Stubbed my toe pretty frickin hard walking around the park, so much so that i could barely walk. Slightly annoying!
... cabinet once housed a Yellow Tail cab next to a bottle of Opus One. However, our family friend, Lule, happens to have studied enology for a few years. For you winos out there, if you're up for something new to add your collection, give one of these popular malbecs a swirl: Catena Zapata, Altavista, Familia Zuccardi, Doņa Paula, or Finca Flichman. They won't take the stage at dinner, but they are lovely supporting ...
... find a campsite we ended up driving off-road behind a large rocky outcrop for the night. It had great views over a valley and we watched a massive rainstorm with great flashes of lightning.
After our night in the dump we drove down a canon (Canon del Atuel) of amazing rock formations of cream, pink, orange and metallic green next to vivid terracotta. The canon runs 20Kms between two lakes. It was very quiet with only a few motorcyclists and cyclists passing us. In ...
... sad to say, have been somewhat disappointed with it so far. We were almost ready to name this chapter of our travels “Having a bit of a **** time,” but always endeavor to paint with a positive brush.
Our first stop was in a touristy town in the Argentinean Lakes District (literally the other side of the Andes from Chile’s). Here we were met by locals who seemed to strongly begrudge our presence. Bus drivers and shopkeepers were curt at best, ...
... back in and explain to the guy that we are being followed by the police - No problem he laughs they are here to protect tourists! Very creepy though!
Our Hostel was a bit stinky but the staff were cool and we spent a fun evening playing changa wot (Spoons) which involved some partial nudity and lapdancing! Worst was this crazy 50 something woman who ended in our dorm she was most certainly a few ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking