Archive for May, 2008

Picture of the Week

Saturday, May 31st, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Volcan Lanin, 3,747 meters/12,293 feet above sea level. It is located on the Argentine/Chilean border. This is on our hike and ski hit list, stand by for a full trip report this spring.

Arrayanes Trees

Friday, May 30th, 2008 Posted in flora | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie The mighty Arrayenes trees. They are my favorite trees anywhere. They are only found in this area of the Andes. They can grow to an altitude of about 80 feet and have a diameter of up to 2 feet. The oldest ...

Argentine Humor

Thursday, May 29th, 2008 Posted in culture, politics | No Comments »

Written by Jamie As I have posted before, the farmers and the government have been at odds over export taxes on crops such as soy beans. The farmers have had 3 spearate strikes, then the government starts dialogue with them and ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, May 28th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

No es diez puntos:It is/he/she isn't 10 points. This is a great way to say something or a person is not perfect. Si,  esta funciando, pero no es diez puntos.

Argentine Cars

Tuesday, May 27th, 2008 Posted in culture, day to day | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie We have posted a couple of times about the driving in Argentina. Those entries can be found here and here. Well, the cars also deserve some mention. It is amazing to see what is on the roadways and still running. ...

Bariloche Apartment Prices

Monday, May 26th, 2008 Posted in business, real estate | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie In today's ANBariloche.com, there is an article about Bariloche Apartments values. The study was conducted in 24 localities throughout the interior (not Buenos Aires). It found Bariloche led in raising apartment prices from one year ago, at 25%. The ...

Pictures of the Week

Saturday, May 24th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week, sports | 9 Comments »

CopRob, fly fishing on the Rio Limay. And the fruits of hard labor! 

Los Molles/Las Leñas Land for Sale

Friday, May 23rd, 2008 Posted in real estate | 18 Comments »

Written by Jamie After much discussion, we have decided to sell our piece of land just outside of Las Leñas, in the Mendoza province of Argentina. It was a difficult decision for us, as it is a very special and hard-to-find ...

International Living Article

Thursday, May 22nd, 2008 Posted in lifestyle | No Comments »

Written by Shanie Our story is out.  International Living recently published our tale of the first chapter in our Argentine lives.  You can find all of the crazy details (well not really all of them, but you get the idea) in the ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, May 21st, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | 2 Comments »

que garron:bummer. Necisito para trabajar, que garron. I need to work, what a bummer.