Archive for the ‘culture’ Category

10 Bariloche Museums

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in cosas lindas, culture, day to day | 6 Comments »

Written by Shanie Bariloche is a city that shows respect to its culture by a multitude of educational museums. Including city center, the kilometers, and Colonia Suiza (the little Swiss colony located off of Circuito Chico) there is a rainbow of ...

Argentina Driving Circuits, Part 3: Northern Argentina, Salta to Cafayate

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in culture, travel | 1 Comment »

For the third installment of great travel loops of Argentina we will be traveling to the northwest corner of the country. The trip begins in Salta, a land of folklore, gaucho enchantment and the nation’s best empanadas. You will then venture ...

San Carlos de Bariloche City Center Basics

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie Although we have written many posts on Bariloche and the surrounding area, it occurred to me that we haven't spoken much about el centro de Bariloche... Patagonia's bustling gateway city is a mixture of active main streets, tasty restaurants, ...

Gourmet Dining in Bariloche

Tuesday, February 23rd, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day, entertainment, lifestyle, travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie What creates paradise for you? How about an unforgettable landscape that has picturesque mountains springing out of turquoise-blue lakes? Or giant Andean condors with a wingspan over ten feet soaring the lofty winds, sending airplane size shadows to cover ...

No, Por Favor

Friday, February 5th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie We showed up early. Well not really. We actually were on time but by the looks of the empty parking lot, we were the first guests to arrive. It was 9 pm and we hadn't had dinner yet, ...

Tango in Argentina in 2010

Monday, February 1st, 2010 Posted in culture | No Comments »

Written by Shanie Aaaah Tango. The dance that oozes sexuality, makes even a wallflower want to move, and the only melodic art that allows the lady to kick her six inch stiletto near the baby makers of her male partner. It ...

Hosting the World

Thursday, January 28th, 2010 Posted in culture | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie I am happy to announce we just checked in a guest from the Ukraine, ticking off the 30th country we have hosted. We are so grateful to share this special part of the planet with the world! Tonight's sunset, live ...

5 Lessons from Argentina in 2009

Friday, January 1st, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie As the first day of 2010 quickly slides by, it is hard to believe that we are already ten years into the new millennium. It just seems like yesterday when Jamie and I were riding up the 20-person ...

Merry Christmas from Bariloche

Friday, December 25th, 2009 Posted in culture | 2 Comments »

Wishing everyone a happy happy holidays!

A Royal Wedding

Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 Posted in culture, entertainment | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie It is no secret that Latinos are not afraid to party. Whether from Argentina, Peru, Uruguay or Chile, there is one thing that natives of all Latin countries have in common...the wee hours of the morning are not ...