Archive for September, 2009

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, September 16th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

¡esta noche me la vuelo!: used when you are about to have a huge night of partying.

Change Shortage

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009 Posted in culture, day to day | 2 Comments »

As we have posted about earlier, there is a shortage of moneda in Argentina. This afternoon at the local supermarket. Forget the coins, it's all about the candy!

A New Kind of Ski Area

Monday, September 14th, 2009 Posted in business, sports, travel | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie Although it doesn't have to do with Patagonia directly, the new concept of Shame's Mountain Co-op is connecting with Bariloche through its membership to the global snow community. Shames Mountain Co-op (SMC) is a cooperative that is joining a ...

Patagonian Arvejilla

Saturday, September 12th, 2009 Posted in flora | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie Patagonia is plentiful in wild flowers. One of the varieties that has adapted itself well is the Arvejilla, or Wild Pea (Lathyrus magellanicus). A lover of moist, shady conditions, the Arvejilla grows well at treeline along the Patagonian Andes. ...

Bariloche Trekking Circuits

Friday, September 11th, 2009 Posted in sports, travel | 5 Comments »

Written by Shanie One of the great things about adventure travel in Patagonia is the trekking hut circuit. Beautiful, manicured, single-track trails connect manned and unmanned refugios (Spanish for hut). The trails wander through the protected national forests, varying in length and ...

My Top 15 Travel Items

Thursday, September 10th, 2009 Posted in resources, travel | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie Traveling is a wonderful way to see other cultures, learn about people and see strange lands. Everyone should take time to travel. It doesn’t matter if you are traveling near or far, to foreign lands or staying local, traveling ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

tomalo con soda: drink it with soda. To take it easy. Soda water is sometimes mixed with wine to create a mellower beverage.

Back to Back in Patagonia

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009 Posted in day to day, weather | 4 Comments »

Written by Jamie Often times we get in a good cycle of  sunsets and sunrises in these parts. This morning's sunrise backed up last night's sunset quite nicely. Cerro Millaqueo este mañana.

Tonight’s Sunset

Monday, September 7th, 2009 Posted in day to day, weather | 2 Comments »

¡Sin palabras!

Picture of the Week

Saturday, September 5th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

A great start to the day!