Archive for April, 2009

Live from the Office

Thursday, April 30th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie We have been busy this week working on numerous projects. Time was starting to slip away as sometimes it can. Luckily, the view reminded us of what is important in life. This evening's vista de la oficina. ¡Que lindo!

Swineless in Argentina

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009 Posted in day to day, fauna | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Fresh off the press is a letter from the US Embassy in Argentina, stating that there have been no reported cases of the Swine Flu Outbreak in Argentina.  As a precaution, flights from Mexico have been temporarily suspended.  More info ...

Phrase of the Week

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | 2 Comments »

nunca taxi:never a taxi This phrase describes a used car that is in good condition, as if it was never driven like a taxi.

More Fall Colors

Monday, April 27th, 2009 Posted in flora | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie One of our readers requested more photos of the autumn colors, so we obliged. Patagonian Japanese Maple Tree

Picture of the Week

Saturday, April 25th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

This evening from the shores of Lago Nahuel Huapi

Free Portugese Lessons for Local Workers

Friday, April 24th, 2009 Posted in business, travel | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie According to the ANBariloche, the Argentine Secretary of Tourism and Brazilian ambassador to Argentina are promoting a new program to teach Portugese. As we have posted before, Bariloche has become more of a destination for Brazilian travelers.  Apparently the free ...

Fall in Bariloche

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009 Posted in weather | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie The weather as of late has been very fall-like. Fresh days and crisp nights have been the rule of thumb. It feels as though winter isn't too far off. Bahia Lopez and Cerro Capilla.

New Airline Route

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009 Posted in business, travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie A new airline is being formed, Alas Mediterráneas, and will offering some new routes within Argentina. According to Turismo530, the new airline with offer direct service between Cordoba (Argentina's second largest city) and Bariloche as well as Ushuaia. The airline ...

Phrase of the Week

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

estoy un poco vago: I am a little lazy. This phrase often goes without saying here in Argentina.

Weekend Camping Trip

Monday, April 20th, 2009 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Bergen and I decided to take advantage of the scheduled power outage and fine weather and head into the backcountry outside Bariloche.  Laguna Jakob in all it's autumn splendor. Another day at the office for El Abuelo de Los Andes. The ...