Archive for April, 2008

Picture of the Week

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

Cerrito Llao Llao looking to towards Chile. Photo courtesy of Brotha Bloom.

New York Times Article about Bargain Travel in Argentina

Friday, April 18th, 2008 Posted in business, travel | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie I came across this article in the New York Times travel section. It discusses Argentina and how inexpensive travel is. Although flights are generally more expensive then many other destinations, the prices once you arrive more than make up for it. We ...

¡Nos Vemos Patagonia!

Thursday, April 17th, 2008 Posted in lifestyle | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Shanie and I are going on a well deserved vacation. We will try and keep the site fresh. If we miss a day here and there, please excuse us. Yesterday afternoon from the top of Cerro Goye.

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, April 16th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | 3 Comments »

joya:jewel. Slang for great, awesome. You would use this to describe how you are doing. ¿Como andas? "Todo joya y vos!

A Seagull is Much More Glamorous by Any Other Name

Tuesday, April 15th, 2008 Posted in fauna | No Comments »

Written by Shanie  "Aaah.  Las Gaviotas!! ¡Que Linda!" The people were going crazy.  I don't think they had ever seen a seagull before.  All of a sudden, the bird that was deemed a dirty, dumpster bird in other lands, seemed to have found a ...

Airline and Airport Lessons

Monday, April 14th, 2008 Posted in resources, travel | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie I wanted to share a couple of lessons I have just learned. I highly suggest checking the departure time of your flight the day before. We showed up at the airport to catch our flight on Aerolineas Argentina ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, April 12th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

  El Bolson this afternoon, with the first autumn snowfall up high.

Public Service Announcement

Friday, April 11th, 2008 Posted in culture | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Just a quick note to those visitors coming to Argentina. If you see a cute dog, a short pony, or anything else out of the ordinary, they are usually there for a reason. I have seen several cases recently ...

Iguazú Falls

Thursday, April 10th, 2008 Posted in travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie My Mom is visiting us in Argentina. We decided to make a trip up to the very northeast corner of the country, to Iguazú Falls. Though this has nothing to do with Patagonia, it is such an amazing ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, April 9th, 2008 Posted in culture, phrase of the week | No Comments »

dormis enroscado: sleeps like a snake this is used for a person that is aggressive and/or sneaky