Casa Antucura Wine Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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Our day started off by coming down to the best breakfast we've had so far. It consisted of omelettes, boiled eggs, crepes and all the other basics like fruit and cereal. As there are lots of vineyards in Mendoza and many companies offering tours at a high price the four of us (Emily & Sam being the other 2) decided to do it cheaper and hire the bikes ourselves. Armed with 8 boiled egg sandwiches we got the bus to the city centre. After we got off at the ...
... of 8.5.
Upon advice from the hermano mayor, we decided to spend a few days around Northern Argentina in the towns of Tilcara and Purmumarca for some relaxed walks and decent reds from the nearby wine region of Cafayate. There isn`t a huge amount to say with both towns being extremely small and very much advocates of the afternoon siesta (13:00 - 17:00) which saw them become ghost towns each afternoon. In Tilcara we enjoyed our ...
... the price we paid in Finland. Argentina is obviously not as cheap for shopping as we thought.
We didn't stay long in the mall and were back on the bus within 90 minutes so there was no need to pay new fare although for some reason one of us was charged again, maybe the the card was swiped twice by accident. It was only 50 cents so we can probably survive losing the money.
Quinta Norte was a Lonely Planet recommended restaurant ...
... wineries are closed on Sunday, but since it was a long weekend in Argentina many were actually going to be open. We decided to keep our bikes another day and hit some of the other wineries the next day. Our first stop was Trapiche, right down the street from our hostel, which is another one of the most famous. They gave a really lovely tour of the facilities, which are just gorgeous. The wine tasting was really nice too; we tried a Pinot Noir, a ...
... me how to do the asado so that I could do it on my own next time!! We headed out to a club afterwards where I got completely smoked out (you're allowed to smoke indoors in some clubs here).
Wed 9th July, Today was a public holiday so I didnīt have any lessons today. I tried to transfer money to the school to pay for my lessons but couldnīt. The bank sends a netcode to my phone to confirm transfers, but of course my phone doesnīt work over here. I gave up after a couple ...