Archive for November, 2008

Mother Nature Serving It Up, Again

Tuesday, November 18th, 2008 Posted in day to day, sports | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie As we've spoken about before, the trails were in dire need of love after our harsh winter. The majority of the pathways were shut down due to flooding or giant trees down. But that is beginning to change. The ...

Tandeming into Mexico

Monday, November 17th, 2008 Posted in day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie Well, my parents, in their tandem bicycle expat travels, have already made it through the west coast of the United States and are fifteen miles off the Mexican border. They are planning on riding into Tecate tonight, staying ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, November 15th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | 3 Comments »

Volcán Puntiagudo, Chile. This peak is 2493 meters/8,179 feet above sea level and is one of our favorite looking peaks in the area.

Cosas Lindas

Friday, November 14th, 2008 Posted in cosas lindas | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie Our latest addition to "cool things" is the Argentine entrepreneurial spirit. Throughout the country, there are various craft fairs and local artists trying to make a buck. Furthermore, at many attractions and viewpoints, people set up booths and selling ...

Cristina is Hurting Her Favorite Vacation Spot

Thursday, November 13th, 2008 Posted in culture, day to day, politics | 6 Comments »

Written by Shanie Despite her frequent visits and adoration for the glaciers of Argentina, Cristina made a disastrous decision today to veto a law (ley 26.418) that would protect the ancient, awe-inspiring glaciers of Argentina's southern Patagonia, according to Taringa!. The law ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, November 12th, 2008 Posted in phrase of the week | 2 Comments »

diez dias:ten days. This is often used when going to a store, etc and they don't have what you want. "No hay ahora, pero en diez dias". There isn't any now, but in ten days.  In reality, diez dias isn't exactly ...


Tuesday, November 11th, 2008 Posted in culture, fauna | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie Some say it is a lie. Some hold it as an absolute truth. Either way people have been talking about it for over 200 years. Bariloche's azure Lago Nahuel Huapi is believed to be the home for a creature ...

Online Trekking Registration

Monday, November 10th, 2008 Posted in resources, sports | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie The Park Service has built a new website that allows hikers to register online. The website will also have information on the condition of trails, list of guides, flora and fauna, hours of the roads, and other interesting features.  As of ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, November 8th, 2008 Posted in picture of the week | 4 Comments »

The golden Patagonian light enveloping Lago Nahuel Huapi, Cerro Tres Picos and Cerro Millaqueo

10 Years Later

Friday, November 7th, 2008 Posted in day to day | 6 Comments »

Written by Jamie Today is the 10 year anniversary of Shanie and I's first date. We were both remarking on what a crazy decade it has been. If someone would have told either of us 10 years ago we would have 3 ...