Archive for the ‘cosas lindas’ Category

5 Great Bariloche Half Day Hikes

Thursday, November 5th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, entertainment, sports, travel | 7 Comments »

Written by Shanie We have talked enough about how much we love the trails around Bariloche. And we have given some beta on the longer treks...but I thought it might be good to offer some information on shorter day hikes as ...

Bariloche Chocolate

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, culture, entertainment | 12 Comments »

Written by Shanie It's a little-known fact that Bariloche is a South American chocolate paradise. The passionate love affair began with the arrival of European settlers in the late 1800s and was officially commercialized in 1928 by Swiss chocolatier, Carlos ...

A Primavera Sunset

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie To beautiful not to share...here is tonight's sunset from the house. An awe-inspiring spring pink...

Update on Fundación Cruzada Clothing Sale

Monday, August 3rd, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, culture, resources, sports | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie As we posted last week, Fundación Cruzada Patagónica had a gear sale to help generate proceeds from winter equipment that was kindly donated from friends of ours in Lake Tahoe. The clothing exchange went off great and the foundation ...

Fundación Cruzada Patágonica Winter Gear Sale to Help Children

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, culture | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie As we have mentioned before, one of our passions in life is helping the less-advantaged, especially children. We have been pursuing creating a non-profit organization that helps lower income families access, experience, and, hopefully, identify with the natural environment. ...

Bariloche Roadside Lasagna Salesman

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas | No Comments »

Written by Jamie As we have mentioned numerous times, we are big fans of the entrepreneurial spirit in these parts. Today we stumbled across the lasagna distributors of Patagonia. Shanie and I both think it is some of the tastiest lasagna to date ...

Traveling Wicker Salesmen

Friday, June 5th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, culture | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie As we have talked about before, one thing that we love about Argentina is the entrepreneurialship. We came across these traveling wicker salesmen offering their handmade basketweaving wares from Tigre, close to Buenos Aires on the delta. Super friendly and ...

Hitchhiking in Patagonia

Tuesday, June 2nd, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, day to day, fauna | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie Hitchhiking isn't just for humans...this seagull is hanging out waiting for a ride... And being the kind-hearted creatures whales are, this mighty mammal was happy to oblige... This afternoon from the Atlantic Coast of Patagonia

A Magical Gift

Monday, June 1st, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, entertainment, fauna, travel | 7 Comments »

Written by Shanie The birthday trip has been a smorgasbord of awe-inspiring beauty. But today was one of the most magical experiences of my life: being within meters of the graceful giants of the sea... For over two hours we watched from the ...

Hostel Vacancy

Friday, May 22nd, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie We came across this hostel the other day. Though the rooms have seen their better days, the views are spectacular.