Archive for November, 2009

Shanie and Bergen are Famous (Again)

Monday, November 30th, 2009 Posted in business, day to day, lifestyle | No Comments »

Written by Jamie I am proud to announce that Shanie has been published in her first book. I am even more proud to say it is a piece on our wonder dog Bergen, his second dose of global exposure in as many weeks. The ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, November 28th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | 4 Comments »

Orange tint of love of Nahuel Huapi

Picture of the Week

Saturday, November 28th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Condor soaring over Frey

Chingolo or Rufous-collared Sparrow

Friday, November 27th, 2009 Posted in fauna | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie In celebration of our Tahoe friends visiting -- one of whom has a PhD in birds -- I thought I'd add another fowl to the entries. The chingolo  or rufuous-collared sparrow has been of interest to scientists since the ...

Phrase of the Week

Thursday, November 26th, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

In appreciation of the amazing amount of wind, rain and weather that we have been receiving this spring, our Phrase of the Week today is: el pesto: pesto in slang terms means wind, rain and snow, or threatening weather

Friends, Alfajores and Mother Nature

Wednesday, November 25th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie Our good friends from Lake Tahoe, Audrey and Will, are here for a week visit. It is so absolutely wonderful and delicious for the heart to have good friends visiting. Adventurous, fun-loving people, the drizzly weather yesterday wasn't reason ...

National Geographic Adventure Article on Argentina

Tuesday, November 24th, 2009 Posted in travel | No Comments »

Written by Jamie National Geographic just published an article on Argentina. The article details four different areas in the country, including Bariloche. It is great to see Argentina receive some much deserved attention on the international level.

Ozomatli is in the House

Monday, November 23rd, 2009 Posted in culture, day to day | No Comments »

Written by Shanie Living abroad can be wonderful. Venturing into the unknown and living outside the box in Argentina’s Patagonia has been a wild adventure. As I have brought up before, every day is full of new, challenging and life-expanding experiences. ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, November 21st, 2009 Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Swirling condensation over Lago Nahuel Huapi and Fossil Island

Argentina Chile Border Crossing

Friday, November 20th, 2009 Posted in culture | 5 Comments »

Written by Shanie There are a few strange laws in Argentina. One that affects temporary residents is that of crossing the border with your own personal automobile. Well, you see, it's just not allowed. For those of us foreigners that are still ...