Casa Antucura Wine Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Vista Flores
... again. Cheering and reveling in the camaraderie that can only be achieved when forced into a small space in a frustrating situation with strangers, we forged a path onwards, passing other busses and large truck loads on the wrong side of the road. At length we are directed by a carabinero to divert off of what seemed like the only road onto what could only be described as a trail that had maybe seen the occasional pickup. Well in ...
... of Cordoba which depicts the evolution of man as though Cordoba is the centre of the world... It's built in a way that the main installation is the foundations and ruins of old Cordoba. We were very brave and went on the guided tour underground the plaza and the current fountain to see how the fountain was built and used in the past. They've recently found new building materials in the base of the fountain and are in the middle ...
... lovely. We spent the afternoon walking around the centre. The tree lined streets are all very wide and there are many large plazas. Apparently Mendoza was totally wiped out by a huge earthquake 2 hundred years ago and many people died. When they rebuilt the city they made sure there were plenty of safe open spaces. Had the biggest steaks ever for dinner. John said he was hungry so ordered a steak and I ordered 1/2 a steak. Well, my 1/2 would have been enough for both of ...
... and went to a great hostel. Mendoza is the famed wine region of Argentina and this hostel offered copious of free wine every night. Well almost every night anyway. When the Argentinean guy was on duty, he left the wine on the table and you could help yourself. When the German girl was on duty, you had to go and ask her for it and she would pull the bottle grudgingly from behind reception and pour you an exact glass. An excellent example ...
... on the scheduled tour bus, four of us, including Aires, drank with the owner of the estancia until he drove us back into Mendoza where we changed clothes and went to the disco. Danced until 5am. Maybe drank a little more than I should have. The owner of the estancia was a good guy and had his eye on Aries all day. They were hilarious, and by the end were drunk and making out with each other on the dance floor. Haha. Day one was pretty funny.
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Free parking