Archive for October, 2007

Argentinian Police Stops

Saturday, October 20th, 2007 Posted in culture, day to day, lifestyle | No Comments »

Written by Shanie  When traveling in Argentina via roadways (car, bus, etc) it is a guarantee that at some point you will come across a police stop. What are the police stops about, anyway? That was a question that we asked our Argentinian ...

Moving Abroad with the Family Pet

Friday, October 19th, 2007 Posted in resources, travel | 29 Comments »

Written by Shanie What do you do if you want to live abroad but have a pet? Well, obviously, the two options of leaving the pet behind or not living out your dreams are not choices. So what do you do? How ...

Flight Report from Bariloche to Santiago via Puerto Montt

Thursday, October 18th, 2007 Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie Getting to and from Bariloche requires some logistics.  A majority of travellers go through Buenos Aires. The problem with this is that there are two different airports in BA, EZE (Ezezia) for international flights and AEP (Aeroparque) for domestic ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, October 17th, 2007 Posted in culture, phrase of the week | No Comments »

We are adding a new feature to Living in Patagonia.  We will highlight an Argentinian phrase, saying or word each week.  We were thinking this would not only help people understand the Argentine Spanish (Castillano) but help us too.  So, here it ...

The End of the Chairlifts and the Beginning of a Patagonian Spring

Monday, October 15th, 2007 Posted in day to day, sports | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie   Yesterday was the last day of our 2007 ski season.  For career ski bums such as ourselves, it was the first season that focus was on something other than first chair on the ski lift and the overnight ...

Picture of the week

Sunday, October 14th, 2007 Posted in lifestyle, picture of the week, sports | 1 Comment »

Climbing for turns, high above Villa La Angostura, last day of the season 2007

Setting Up a Global Office

Saturday, October 13th, 2007 Posted in business, day to day | 7 Comments »

Written by Jamie Part of the reason for our decision to live across the world was the ease and ability to still have a presence in the United States from abroad. I thought it would be good to share some of the tricks ...

Cerro Campanario, After Hours

Thursday, October 11th, 2007 Posted in day to day, lifestyle, sports | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie After a nice day of working around the house, we decided to take the kids on a quick walk for sunset. Cerro Campanario is a small peak close to our house. At 1,050 meters above sea level, it isn't very ...

Playing the Line Game in Argentina

Wednesday, October 10th, 2007 Posted in culture, sports | 8 Comments »

Written by Shanie  There is a game being played out on the ski hills of the world. It is a game of tactics, pushing, proper placement of the pole and a strong core and butt. Its the game of holding your place in ...

Dialing a Cell Phone in Argentina

Monday, October 8th, 2007 Posted in business, day to day | 402 Comments »

Written by Jamie Here is one of those classic Argentine things that you have to figure out once living in Argentina. The proper number sequence when dialing a cell phone throughout the greater Argentine area is not as clear as one might believe. One ...