Archive for September, 2008

Good Vet Found in Bariloche

Thursday, September 18th, 2008 Posted in culture, day to day | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie Life has been interesting around here lately. Bergen had a tumor removed from his lip and we were waiting to hear if it was benign or malignant. We were told the news we didn't want to hear. But ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, September 17th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

tiene piernas:it has legs. One would use this to describe a wine with a good body.  "El vino tiene piernas."

Bariloche, Never a Dull Moment

Tuesday, September 16th, 2008 Posted in culture, day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie As we have written about before, the egresados take over city center and party like there is no tomorrow. The other night we were out having drinks with some friends and came across these graduates taking on a nunly ...

Cost of Living Update

Monday, September 15th, 2008 Posted in business, day to day | 13 Comments »

Written by Jamie We receive emails quite often from people interested in our lives in Argentina. One of the common questions that comes up is the cost of living. With the exception of sports equipment, electronics, vehicles and other things that are ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, September 13th, 2008 Posted in fauna | 2 Comments »

The Patagonian Guanaco.

Lakes Crossing Information

Friday, September 12th, 2008 Posted in business, travel | 19 Comments »

Written by Jamie Great news: after several months grounded the world famous Lakes Crossing will begin service again starting September 22, 2008. It will operate as "Cruce Andino". The boat will leave daily from Puerto Pañuelo, in Llao Llao, around 8 am ...

Spring Skiing is on!

Thursday, September 11th, 2008 Posted in sports | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie The days are getting warmer and longer, and the nights have been cold, making for the first good corn snow cycle of the season. Today we ticked off a shot that had been on our hit list for some time. It was ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, September 10th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

Anything ending in ito:small, little.  ¡Hasta luegito!:Until a little later!

Trans Andean Tunnel Proposed

Tuesday, September 9th, 2008 Posted in business | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie As reported by CNN, both Argentina and Chile have agreed to construct a 14 mile train tunnel through the big Andes. The idea would be to connect Mendoza, Argentina and Los Andes, Chile by train. Nice to see the ...

Central Patagonia Powder Skiing

Monday, September 8th, 2008 Posted in sports | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie Sometimes pictures are better than words.