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Travel Blogs from Mendoza
... live anyway. It was humorous though that the bio teacher from Kansas was the one who was most distraught over flies in her space!
At the fourth estate, Bodega Melipal, we had a four course gourmet lunch with wine pairings. The
Torrontes was my favorite here here so I grabbed a bottle. It was disappointing to end the tour because the vineyards were so well-manicured, the sun was out but we still were ...
... liqueurs. Here we sampled some of their absence which was quite disgusting to say the least! Other stops we made were at a funky beer garden, Familia Di Tomaso and Mavi. Our favorite was Mavi where we sampled 6 wines while enjoying a cheese platter and looking out over the vineyards at the Andes.
The next day we chose to stroll around the centre of Mendoza which ...
... Alto was my favourite. It seemed during the day my preference went to blends. The Alto is 70%25 Malbec & 30%25 Cabernet Sauvignon. Too bad I can't buy anything now during my travels. Also high score was the very last one: Atemporal extra brut, made of Pinot noir & C******nay grape: 'a rose champagne'. I understood why it was good, the owners of Alta Vista are also the owners of Taittinger. The next stop was not Cobos as I said yesterday ...
... felt strangely like home to me. Perhaps the lakes themselves are on a slightly larger scale, and the mountains (and volcanoes) that surround them are somewhat loftier and snowier, but apart from that the landscapes seemed very familiar (those myriad shades of gorgeous green). We camped for a few nights in Pucon, one of the more popular towns in the area amongst tourists, visited much for its cycling, trekking and other adventure activities available. We spent one day hiding out in ...
... was hopping over the road we were on. We drove straight into the middle, and as we felt the heat from the fire and smoke, Camilo could no longer see in the thick black cloud. He let off the throttle, and then quickly decided we had to burst through….soon clearing to the other side. Whoa, that was unexpected!!!
Making it through the fire and the storm, we were still about to be stranded and out of gas. At this point, I figured ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking