Archive for March, 2008

Full Moon Rising

Friday, March 21st, 2008 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Jamie On our way home from one of our favorite hikes this evening, we were treated with another glorious full moon. I asked Shanie to pull over so I could snap a photo. Luna llena sobre Brazo Campanario.

First Day of Fall

Thursday, March 20th, 2008 Posted in day to day | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie Today is the first day of fall. The air is a little crisper, the days are getting shorter, and the leaves are starting to change. Today, there are some really cool clouds in the sky. For skiers like us, the ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, March 19th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

mandar fruta: to send fruit. You would use this to say you are lying or not telling the truth.

More Details on the New Faena Hotel

Tuesday, March 18th, 2008 Posted in business, real estate, travel | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie As mentioned yesterday, Alan Faena and company purchased land on Lago Moreno and plan to build a 5 star hotel. In today's La Nacion newspaper, there is some new information on the project. Apparently the purchase was 14.5 million dollars, not 16 ...

New Luxury Hotel

Monday, March 17th, 2008 Posted in business, real estate, travel | 6 Comments »

Written by Jamie I caught news of a big purchase here in Bariloche over the weekend. Alan Faena, of Faena Hotel and Universe, has just purchased 45 hectares/111 acres of prime real estate on the north shore of Lago Moreno Oeste ...

¿Que hora es? Back to GMT-3

Sunday, March 16th, 2008 Posted in day to day, lifestyle | 20 Comments »

Written by Jamie In the continuing saga of time change here in Argentina, we are now back to our originally scheduled time. So, in the span of one week, we lost 2 hours to the United States. As mentioned before, the reason for the ...

Picture of the Week

Sunday, March 16th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | 3 Comments »

Another rainbow picture. This one looking east on the way to Cerro Bella Vista.

Bergen’s 13th Birthday

Saturday, March 15th, 2008 Posted in day to day | 5 Comments »

Written by Shanie Today is our eldest canine son's 13 birthday.  I have to say that I am a very proud mom.  Bergen is doing outstanding as he is turns 91 in human years.  He is still running on the trails, hiking up ...

My Television and My Cat

Friday, March 14th, 2008 Posted in day to day | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie I was sitting in our couch (which has large butt prints because of the hours we sit in it, staring at the view) watching "my television" with our kitty Dale.  It was such a serene moment that I ...

Euro approaching 5 to 1 Argentine Peso

Thursday, March 13th, 2008 Posted in business, lifestyle | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie As postedbefore, many of the world currencies continue to be strong against the Argentine peso. What this equates to is Argentina continuing to be a major bargain for people with foreign currencies. From restaurants to real estate, foreigners continue to ...