Archive for May, 2008

Dakar Rally 2009 in Argentina

Tuesday, May 20th, 2008 Posted in entertainment, sports, travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie The world famous Dakar Rally  is coming to Argentina and Patagonia. This world class sporting competition will begin and end in Buenos Aires and cover approximately 6,000 kilometers/3,728 miles. It will go to the Chilean coastal town of Valparaiso ...

New Snow

Monday, May 19th, 2008 Posted in day to day, weather | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie Shanie and I are finishing up our latest project, "Alta Vista". It snowed a bit last night up high, above about 1500 meters. It sure is great to be looking out and seeing the mountains white again. I ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, May 17th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | 4 Comments »

Fall foilage, outside San Martin de Los Andes

Returning with Invisible Baggage

Friday, May 16th, 2008 Posted in day to day, lifestyle | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie  I just returned to Bariloche yesterday after a month of being with family and friends in the United States.  It was so wonderful being with them-- laughing, hugging, and conversing. But there was something that occurred that I didn't ...

New Hilton Hotel Project on Circuito Chico

Thursday, May 15th, 2008 Posted in business, real estate, travel | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie Back in March, I posted about a new 5 star hotel being developed by the Faena. Yesterday, there was an announcement that a Portugese group, IMOCOM, has released the plans for their new hotel project on the Circuito Chico, ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

Demorado:Delayed. For the last week and a half, the flights into and out Bariloche and some other Argentine cities have been canceled due to the ash from the volcano, or so they say. The airlines have first said the flight is ...

The Brazilians are Coming!

Tuesday, May 13th, 2008 Posted in business, travel | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie According to Bariloche news services, there has been 273 flights scheduled between Bariloche and Brazil for this winter, from June to August. This is a 10 percent increase over last year. We love seeing the Brazilians at the ...

10 Observations from my Last Trip to the States

Monday, May 12th, 2008 Posted in day to day, lifestyle | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie I have been back home in Patagonia for about a week, and have had a chance to reflect back on my visit to Lake Tahoe. Similar to my post in October, I wanted to list some of my ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, May 10th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Shanie riding through the arrayanes forest. Another Brotha Bloom exclusive.

ATM in the Kilometers

Friday, May 9th, 2008 Posted in business, day to day | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie Exciting news for us living outside the Bariloche city center. The Todo supermarket in Playa Serena at KM 13 has just installed a cajero (ATM machine). Previously, to withdraw money, we had to go downtown, find a parking ...