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... is a way of life that requires resilience in order to survive and resourcefulness in order to thrive. We heard tales of crops that were destroyed by storms and bumper harvests that pushed prices disappointingly low. Rows of gleaming jars of pickled and preserved produce are testament to the hard work that goes into making the farm economically viable. When something breaks, John mends it and when Annette cannot buy an ingredient she needs for cooking, she makes it. ...
We had no real intention of going to San Rafael but someone mentioned a canyon there and we also found a cool sounding couch surfer in San rafael who claimed to be the funniest man in town. Jeronimo, minus Tonto, was our host for 3 nights and what a great guy he was. He hosted us two and another CS from Germany in his tiny flat. ...
... with its incredibly dry climate, has become the leader in producing quality Malbecs, a grape that was almost thrown away due to its inability to grow in soggy France.
But, I’ll get to the wines later. First, you have to picture a groggy Kristin and I showing up early in the morning after our 3rd overnight bus in a week. We found a hostel and were just checking in when I happened to look over toward the bulletin board. There, in Spanish, I ...
... ust find a nice hostel ;)
After browsing the web, I had a shower and relaxed a bit. I had a chat with a French guy who was living half the year in Brazil and after a while around 23:00 I went to bed. Tomorrow checking out Mendoza the city of wine.
ARS$ 3.99 = 1 USD$
Bus ticket Mendoza to Santiago @ Ars$ 110.00
Twin room per night @ Ars$ 130.00
Huge hamburger @ Ars$ 26.00
Can of coke @ Ars$ 6.50
... off. The airline had managed to track down their missing backpacks earlier in the day and had received them just in time for lunch. With one less crisis at hand, we spent the rest of the day stocking up on supplies and retired early for a good night’s rest. We had planned to head off to Puente del Inca by daybreak to register and begin acclimatising ourselves for the climb. Our journey had begun, but the real tests were yet to come.