Archive for January, 2008

Beer Festival and More

Sunday, January 20th, 2008 Posted in culture, lifestyle | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie We decided to head to Colonia Suiza, the little Swiss Colony, for the first annual Fiesta de Cerveza Artesanal. In addition to some of the local micro breweries, there was food and other regional products available. After they closed the beer ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, January 19th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Since Shanie woke up this morning after her first ski dream of the summer, I thought why not post a ski photo. La Reina de Los Andes, top secret location, somewhere deep in the cordillera.

The Finger

Friday, January 18th, 2008 Posted in culture, day to day, lifestyle | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie Here in Argentina, the people are very passionate about everything. From politics to futbol to what part of the country is best, the Argentines show a lot of emotion when getting there point across. This carries over to body ...

Views from the Water

Thursday, January 17th, 2008 Posted in travel | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie    While my Grandma and Aunt were here we did the tourist trip by boat from Puerto Pañuelo to Parque Nacional de Arrayanes, Isla Victoria and back.  Since we see the boat going to the island from our house every ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

no seas una momia: don't be a mummy. You would say this to tell someone to move their behind or "do it".

Welcome Back

Tuesday, January 15th, 2008 Posted in sports | No Comments »

Written by Shanie  Yesterday was my first day hiking in the woods since my injury, and it was oh so nice for the soul. We went for a shorter, mellow hike out by Lago Escondido.  The trail leads to a cliff-like mirador (viewpoint) over Lago Nahuel Huapi.  ...

Three Countries, One Solution

Monday, January 14th, 2008 Posted in business, lifestyle | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie As mentioned before, the internet plays a big role in our ability to live abroad and still conduct business elsewhere. Yesterday, my wireless router started acting up, so I decided to call Linksys support and try to get ...

Morning Walk

Sunday, January 13th, 2008 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Jamie I woke up at a reasonable hour this morning to find overcast, drizzly skies, and not a trace of wind. I decided to take the doggies for a quick stroll up Cerrito Llao Llao. As usual, the hike ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, January 12th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week, sports | 1 Comment »

  This picture was taken at Piedras Blancas, one of the climbing areas in Bariloche. Our friend Steve was climbing up when we heard a peculiar noise. We looked around to find a very curios goat looking down from above.  He seemed ...

Light Bulb Exchange

Friday, January 11th, 2008 Posted in culture, lifestyle, politics | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie Since our new president Cristina has taken office, I have heard more talk about energy conservation. As posted here last week, there was a time change to help energy consumption. In addition, the government announced a light bulb exchange. ...