Archive for December, 2007

Not Quite “a walk in the park”

Friday, December 21st, 2007 Posted in day to day, lifestyle, sports | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie As most everyone knows, Bariloche has an amazing trail network. One trail in particular stands out from the rest. It isn't mentioned on most maps and most people don't know about it.   This trail is quite a bit more ...

Patagonian Wind or Lack There of

Thursday, December 20th, 2007 Posted in day to day | 5 Comments »

Written by Shanie  Wind.  And lots of it. That is the common description of Patagonia.  We have heard that the wind never stops. I agree that the wind is frequent here but then there are days like today. Patagonia also is a place of ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, December 19th, 2007 Posted in culture, phrase of the week | No Comments »

te falta un jugador: he is lacking a player. This is the Argentine version of saying a person is a few sandwiches short of a picnic or has a screw loose. Since futbol (soccer) is such a passion here, this saying expresses a ...

Foreign Investor Assistant

Tuesday, December 18th, 2007 Posted in business, real estate | 19 Comments »

Written by Jamie I am happy to announce that I am available to assist foreigners interested in property in the Bariloche Area. As a foreigner living in Argentina full time since 2005, I can share with the investor my first hand experiences. ...

The Graduation Trip of the Country

Monday, December 17th, 2007 Posted in culture | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie  There is a something about the Bariloche area that I have never seen or heard of else where in the world... It is currently and traditionally, the one place in the country that all graduating classes of every school of ...

Picture of the Week

Sunday, December 16th, 2007 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Shoreline of Lago Nahuel Huapi, from Isla Victoria. Special thanks to A Day in your Life Photography for all the great pictures the last couple of weeks.

The Finishing Touch

Friday, December 14th, 2007 Posted in real estate | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie As you may know, we purchased a property here in Bariloche and have a guest house. We completely remodeled and all our our guests have been very happy with it. The final piece of the puzzle has now ...

Home Improvement

Thursday, December 13th, 2007 Posted in day to day, real estate | No Comments »

Written by Jamie We have spent the last few days building a new patio deck. The old one was in desperate need of repair. The replacement will be bigger, stronger, and better than it's predecessor. I suspect when it is done, ...

Phrase of the Week

Thursday, December 13th, 2007 Posted in phrase of the week | 5 Comments »

Asi es: the way it is This phrase is used quite a bit here in Argentina. Often times it is accompanied by the shrugging of the shoulders.

Picture of the Week

Sunday, December 9th, 2007 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Lago Guillelmo looking towards the North. Picture from A Day in your Life Photography.