Archive for December, 2007

Patagonia; A Land of Romance

Monday, December 31st, 2007 Posted in lifestyle | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie The sun slowly crawled behind the glowing pink mountains, hiding from the moon in its daily game. The birds sang their sweet songs of departure, hailing the sun goodbye until tomorrow. The rose light slowly enveloped the clouds as they ...

NEWSFLASH: Daylight Savings To Begin Tonight

Saturday, December 29th, 2007 Posted in culture, day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie In true Argentine fashion, the government just announced there will be daylight savings time from December 30th until March 16th, 2008. This means, clocks will move ahead as of midnight tonight, 1 hour, to GMT-2. For us in Patagonia, ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, December 29th, 2007 Posted in picture of the week | 1 Comment »

Above Brazo Tristeza, Lago Nahuel Huapi.

The Change Game

Friday, December 28th, 2007 Posted in culture, day to day | 6 Comments »

Written by Jamie There is a very funny game being played here in Argentina. The players are the consumers and the money takers. It usually starts off simple enough. You bring your goods to the counter and the clerk tells you how much it ...

Camping for the Holidays

Thursday, December 27th, 2007 Posted in lifestyle, travel | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie We decided to spend the holidays deep in the mountains and recharge our batteries. We had a nice hike up and only saw one other person along the way.   Once again, the beauty of the area was breathtaking. We camped ...

Phrase of the week

Wednesday, December 26th, 2007 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

toca madera: knock on wood. This is one saying/superstition that appears to be worldwide.

Season’s Greetings from Patagonia

Tuesday, December 25th, 2007 Posted in culture, lifestyle | 2 Comments »

Wishing you and yours a great holiday season!

Bariloche Gives Gift of Ska to Young and Old

Monday, December 24th, 2007 Posted in lifestyle | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie  The community, in the Christmas spirit,  was given a gift by the city last night with a free concert at Centro Civico.  It was also in recognition of the Mapuche people and their plight of loosing land and loved ones ...

Summer Solstice

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 Posted in lifestyle | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie We celebrated the longest day of the year with a nice walk in the woods with the dogs. Afterwards, on the way to our favorite brewery for beer and fondue, we were treated to this awesome display. The ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, December 22nd, 2007 Posted in picture of the week, real estate, travel | 2 Comments »

Free lakefront accommodations, Patagonian style.