Archive for May, 2009

The “Special” School Bus

Tuesday, May 19th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie While traveling through the back roads of El Bolson the other day -- scoping out new backcountry ski lines for the upcoming winter -- we came across a school bus letting off kids at the end of the ...

Heavy Metal Concert Recap

Monday, May 18th, 2009 Posted in culture, entertainment | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie As former frequent concert goers, we couldn't pass up the opportunity to see Paul Di'Anno, ex lead singer of Iron Maiden, who came through town last week. The head bangers and horn throwers were out in full force. Like every other ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, May 16th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | 2 Comments »

A lovely autumn afternoon in northern Patagonia

Done Deal, We Received Our Title!

Friday, May 15th, 2009 Posted in business, day to day, real estate, resources, zona frontera, zona seguridad | 17 Comments »

Written by Jamie As foreigners going through the purchase process in the famous "zona de seguridad", we always believed this day would come. Today, we signed our escritura, and the piece of paradise we have called home for 2 years is now ...

Our Local Butcher

Thursday, May 14th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie One of the special things about Argentina, in my opinion is the small ma and pop specialty stores. These are not the gourmet, expensive type found throughout the United States -- these are thriving, quirky, quaint shopping adventures ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, May 13th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

Permiso: it technically means "excuse me". Other than using it to pass someone on the street or get someone's attention, the other common -- and, at times, more important -- use is when entering a person's home, room or space. Although ...

Afternoon Alpenglow

Tuesday, May 12th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie Not only do these amazing views never get old, they make for easy blog posts.   This afternoon from Llao Llao.

Postcards from Home

Monday, May 11th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie This morning broke clear and brisk with a fresh coat of snow. And the Pica Flores were gathering their nectar. Pretty spectacular show. Thanks Mother N!

Picture of the Week

Saturday, May 9th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Fall Colors in Llao Llao

New Handicap Access

Friday, May 8th, 2009 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Jamie We were El Centro this morning doing some trámites and noticed a new improvement to the Centro Civico. We take it for granted back home, but it is safe to say Bariloche has a long way to go to ...