Archive for October, 2009

The Patagonian Mara

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009 Posted in fauna | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie An impressive little mammal, the Patagonian Mara (Family Caviidae) is quick on its feet, nicknamed the Patgonian Hare or Patagonian Cavy, and at 75 centimeters (29 inches) and 16 kilograms (35 pounds) is the fourth largest rodent on ...

Buenos Aires Last Minute Decision to Nix Spring Time Change

Monday, October 19th, 2009 Posted in culture, day to day | No Comments »

Written by Shanie In a last minute decision (well, actually it was a couple of days), Buenos Aires decided to not spring forward with the scheduled national time change. In hopes of decreasing power use, the giant city is deciding to ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, October 17th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Taken from Isla Victoria

Argentina and India Remove Immigration Visas

Friday, October 16th, 2009 Posted in business, travel | 8 Comments »

Written by Jamie In a move to encourage cooperation between the two countries, Argentina and India have agreed to realx immigration procedures for both countries. According to the Buenos Aires Herald, Queen Cristina recognizes the need to increase international relations with other ...

A Primavera Sunset

Thursday, October 15th, 2009 Posted in cosas lindas, day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie To beautiful not to share...here is tonight's sunset from the house. An awe-inspiring spring pink...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, October 14th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

pata de lana:wool feet. To sneak away without making a sound.

Today’s Global Outreach

Tuesday, October 13th, 2009 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Jamie Shanie and I have been busy lately with a very exciting project, the Shames Mountain Co-op. Today, I had email or phone contact with the following countries; Australia, Canada, England, Iraq, Mexico, Sweden and United States. It wasn't until our ...

No Time Change for Rio Negro

Monday, October 12th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 6 Comments »

Written by Jamie In what has now become a yearly tradition, the powers that be have decided that the province of Rio Negro will not be part of the time change this year. While many provinces will be springing ahead on Sunday, ...

Tonight’s Sunset

Sunday, October 11th, 2009 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

Written by Shanie Although we don't usually post on Sundays, I thought tonight's sunset from the house was worthy of sharing. Once again, thank you Mother Nature and Patagonia!

Picture of the Week

Saturday, October 10th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Sunrise this morning in the Lakes District of Patagonia