Virgo Hotel and Spa - Las Lenas
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- Shuttle bus service
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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... a blanket for her child depicting what she wishes for him/her. She uses this to carry her child in and then keeps it till her child leaves home, at which point they take it and keep it. When the child has grown old and dies, they are wrapped in the blanket, then in a shroud, and buried in a foetal position in the earth. This is called an awayo or aguallo.
Eduardo is a fabulous guide. He has extensive knowledge of wine including all the chemistry of it. ...
... up our pillows and blankets in order to sent them off for sterilization, and bid us a cheery farewell. Unlike with flying, we'd not only been trusted with real cutlery, but all our bags appeared, and we weren't allowed to claim them until we'd shown that the claim tag matched that on the bag. Civilization lives! So, am I a fan of bus travel? More so now, but I'd like to see Canada implement something similar if they're going to keep dropping the ball on train ...
The weather here is in the low 30s and clear blue skies. After a slow start (which get slower and slower as the holiday progresses) we joined the queue for fuel at the YPF station. It took us nearly 45 minutes to be served. We hadn't seen queues like this so thought there must be some shortage but no, the petrol station on the other side of town was quiet. Very odd.
We drove north to visit Las Lenas, which is a ski resort near Cerro ...
... to make our way into town. The walk from the campsite took an hour and a half, but we were glad to stroll in the sun, away from the positively chilly campsite, where the super shady sites made it so cold we were wearing all our cold weather gear just to keep warm. Mendoza is not quite the charming colonial town you imagine. Our walk took us past an extensive gated community, through a 60's University campus and then across the long barrios surrounding the ...
... either side. We'd been recommended a museum to visit and after a long drive down an unsuspecting road we came across this very fancy looking vineyard that happened to have a gallery exhibiting the works of American artist James Turrell. All of the work was centred about light and space which suited the surroundings perfectly. Our favourite piece was a series of rooms which used the natural light from outside (filtered through coloured panels) to put different ...