Archive for July, 2008

Cobos Tiene Huevos

Sunday, July 20th, 2008 Posted in culture, day to day, politics | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie As was posted the other day, Vice President Julio Cobos casted a very important tie-breaker vote. He went with his heart and against the president who selected him as her running mate. I came across this banner on an ...

Picture of the Week

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

Torre Principal in the afternoon light.

Powder Report

Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in sports, travel | 7 Comments »

Written by Jamie Apparently we have just had our second miracle in as many days. As we posted yesterday, the vice president voted against the president to break a monumental tie-vote in the senate. We have just come off of 7 days ...

In a Twist of Fate

Thursday, July 17th, 2008 Posted in business, culture, politics | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie As we have posted from time to time, there has been a big, on-going soap opera unfolding in Argentina. For those of you just tuning in, here is what has happened in a nutshell. The government raised export taxes ...

Phrase of the Week

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

tirarse la pelota:pass the ball. The Spanish version of "droping the ball" or "passing the buck".

Rain Update

Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 Posted in weather | 7 Comments »

Written by Jamie Here at, we try to be honest about things. Unlike other news sources, we truly do report and you decide. Anyway, today is day number five of rain, much of it the heavy and steady variety. The temperatures have been ...

Breakfast at the Llao Llao

Monday, July 14th, 2008 Posted in travel | 7 Comments »

Written by Jamie Since my Dad was in town last week, we decided to have breakfast up the street, at the Hotel Llao Llao. It is always a trip going to the hotel and seeing how the other half lives. In ...

Picture of the Week

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

Afternoon shot from Punto Panoramico. This view never gets old!

Perito Moreno Glacier Collaspes

Friday, July 11th, 2008 Posted in weather | No Comments »

Written by Jamie On July 9 at 11:20am, the bridge connecting southern Patagonia's Perito Moreno Glacier to land crumbled. This is the first time it has collasped in winter. Some experts claim it is global waring, while others say it is ...

Chile vs Argentina

Thursday, July 10th, 2008 Posted in culture, travel | 11 Comments »

Written by Shanie I was recently traveling in Chile for a seminar. It is always a great experience visiting the other side of the border to see what the Chileans are up to. Even though the drive is quick to the ...