Archive for July, 2009

Argentine Humor

Friday, July 31st, 2009 Posted in day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie I decided to post a few funny sights that we have come across here in Argentina.

Comesebo andino

Thursday, July 30th, 2009 Posted in fauna | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie The Comesebo andino, or Patagonian Sierra Finch (Phrygilus gayi), is a cute, happy little bird that graces the South America region from central Chile and Argentina down into the Patagonian Andes with its positivity. Known to enjoy open areas, ...

Fundación Cruzada Patágonica Winter Gear Sale to Help Children

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, culture | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie As we have mentioned before, one of our passions in life is helping the less-advantaged, especially children. We have been pursuing creating a non-profit organization that helps lower income families access, experience, and, hopefully, identify with the natural environment. ...

Phrase of the Week

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

me pica el bagre:the catfish is nibling at me.  This would be used to say "I am hungry".

Sharing the Snow

Monday, July 27th, 2009 Posted in day to day, sports | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Skiers and sledders alike were enjoying snow this weekend at Refugio Neumeyer

Picture of the Week

Saturday, July 25th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | 2 Comments »

There have been a lot of sunsets and color shots lately, so we are balancing it out with a little negro y blanco. Another lovely day in the Lakes District

My Top 5 Ways to Beat Travel Weariness

Friday, July 24th, 2009 Posted in resources, travel | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie Have you experienced the excitement of being able to travel only to find yourself sick from the germs that were passed on to you via the air vents on the airplane? Or maybe you found your back or neck ...

Bariloche Roadside Lasagna Salesman

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas | No Comments »

Written by Jamie As we have mentioned numerous times, we are big fans of the entrepreneurial spirit in these parts. Today we stumbled across the lasagna distributors of Patagonia. Shanie and I both think it is some of the tastiest lasagna to date ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

peor es nada:You would use this to say, "it could be worse", "it's better than nothing." Special thanks to Vero for all her Argentine slang and sayings!

Tonight’s Sunset

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Jamie We admit it, we tend to take a lot of sunset pictures. As wannabe photographers, we know the first and last hour of light are the best for photos. Since neither one of us are early risers (unless it is ...