Archive for October, 2009

Picture of the Week

Saturday, October 31st, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!!!

I Swear I Saw the Cousin of the Loch Ness Monster, Nahuelito

Friday, October 30th, 2009 Posted in culture, day to day, fauna | No Comments »

Written by Shanie As we have mentioned before, the Loch Ness Monster has a cousin in the Patagonian Lakes District, Nahuelito. Well, some might call me crazy, but I swear I saw Nahuelito the other evening while hiking along Lago Nahuel Huapi. ...

Phrase of the Week

Thursday, October 29th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

mala leche: in literal terms means 'bad milk', in colloquial meaning 'bad luck'.

Spring Snow Hike Pictorial

Wednesday, October 28th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie Technically in spring, a person isn't supposed to be happy to see all of the snow that has fallen in the last couple of days. But being a pure fan of the glistening white stuff, I have to ...

Our Neighborhood Charlie Chaplin

Tuesday, October 27th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 7 Comments »

Written by Shanie As in all countries, there are some aspects about Argentina that can be worked upon...one of those being litter and trash control. As an avid lover of the creations of Mother Nature (I'm not sure if you could tell ...

Jamie Interviewed about Shames Mountain on CBC Radio

Monday, October 26th, 2009 Posted in business, sports | No Comments »

Written by Shanie As we mentioned before, we are involved with a global project to help Shames Mountain. The movement has gained a lot of support and is moving full steam ahead. On October 23rd, Jamie was interviewed by CBC radio. Please click ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, October 24th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Fading light over Lago Nahuel Huapi

Spring Snow

Friday, October 23rd, 2009 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Shanie Well, I suppose stranger things have been known to happen... What a peculiar winter it was, with one of the lowest recorded amounts of snowfall in recent years...and now spring. It seems that the Snow Gods are trying ...

Phrase of the Week

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

¿Qué pito toca? : Literally this means 'What whistle does he play?', but more colloquially it would mean, 'What's his story?', 'What's up with him?', or 'What is he all about?'.

Bariloche Chocolate

Wednesday, October 21st, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, culture, entertainment | 12 Comments »

Written by Shanie It's a little-known fact that Bariloche is a South American chocolate paradise. The passionate love affair began with the arrival of European settlers in the late 1800s and was officially commercialized in 1928 by Swiss chocolatier, Carlos ...