Archive for June, 2009

The Snow Has Arrived

Friday, June 19th, 2009 Posted in weather | 4 Comments »

Written by Shanie For the last month my dreams have been bombarded by images of floating through sparkling powder, jumping off big cliffs into soft pillows and flying through narrow chutes. Finally the snow gods are allowing reality to be enveloped ...

Glacier Advancing

Thursday, June 18th, 2009 Posted in weather | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie Here is some refreshing news in the face of all the talk about global warming. The Perito Moreno glacier, located in southern Patagonia in the province of Santa Cruz is growing. According to Associated Press, it is one of the ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

Ganga:Bargain, deal Special thanks to the future music promoter of Patagonia for this one.

Bariloche Virtual Travel Tour Now Available

Tuesday, June 16th, 2009 Posted in resources, travel | 5 Comments »

Written by Jamie I am happy to announce that Shanie's visual tour of Bariloche and the surrounding area has just been released. The 30 minute video covers all the must see hot spots around the area. It is perfect for getting to ...

La Liebre

Monday, June 15th, 2009 Posted in fauna | 195 Comments »

Written by Shanie La liebre, or European Hare (Lepus europaeus), is an incredibly cute animal seen throughout Argentina, including Patagonia. Originally brought to the country via Hamburg, Germany, it started its Argentine life in Cañada de Gómez in the province of ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, June 13th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Flamingos on the Atlantic Coast

LAN Adds More Flights to Bariloche

Friday, June 12th, 2009 Posted in travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Responding to customer demand, LAN is adding more flights between Buenos Aires and Bariloche. As reported on Bariloche2000, the airline will now have 7 non stop flights on Monday thru Friday and 9 flights on the weekends between the ...

Tronador Road Closure

Thursday, June 11th, 2009 Posted in travel | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie As reported by ANBariloche, the road to Cerro Tronador and Los Alerces Waterfall are closed until further notice. As a result of last month's heavy rains, the road and bridge was washed out. The closure is in place while ...

Recap of Trip to Atlantic Coast of Patagonia

Wednesday, June 10th, 2009 Posted in fauna, travel | 14 Comments »

Written by Jamie We have had some time to reflect back on our recent trip to Puerto Madryn and the Peninsula Valdes. What impressed us both the most was how close we were to experience unique animals and mammals in their ...

Phrase of the Week

Tuesday, June 9th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

sacar las papas del horno:to take the potatoes out of the oven. This would be used when someone is saying  "it saved the day"