Archive for February, 2010

Phrase of the Week

Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

macana: (la macana) means a slip up or wrong doing, used in the form of, "¡Qué macana!" meaning what a pity.

Beautiful Driving Circuits of Argentina, Part 2: Mendoza

Monday, February 15th, 2010 Posted in travel | 15 Comments »

Written by Shanie The Mendoza province is a land of intense beauty. The landscape diversity of vineyards reaching out to the horizon and the mighty Aconcagua looming above creates a stark contrast of mountain and valley. An excursion from the city ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, February 13th, 2010 Posted in picture of the week | 2 Comments »

Cerro Tronador from Cerro Bayo

Jarilla

Thursday, February 11th, 2010 Posted in day to day, flora | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie It's nice to have the sun visiting again. Humans and plants, alike, are feeling the love. A Jarilla flower enjoying the bathing of golden light.

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, February 10th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 3 Comments »

chamuyero:salesperson, sweet talker, seducer

Rainbow

Tuesday, February 9th, 2010 Posted in day to day | 1 Comment »

This morning's rainbow made today's blog post rather easy. ¡Gracias Pachamama!

The Scorpions Rocking the Hotel Llao Llao Like a Hurricane

Monday, February 8th, 2010 Posted in day to day | 9 Comments »

Written by Shanie I thought Jamie was joking when he first told me. "Scorpions are playing a show at the Hotel Llao Llao!" But the excitement on his face showed that this was all seriousness. It was hard to believe, yet what he was ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, February 6th, 2010 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Suerte enjoying the view over Villa La Angostura

No, Por Favor

Friday, February 5th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie We showed up early. Well not really. We actually were on time but by the looks of the empty parking lot, we were the first guests to arrive. It was 9 pm and we hadn't had dinner yet, ...

More Blustery Weather

Thursday, February 4th, 2010 Posted in weather | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie Well, we woke up to continued storms and blustery winds...in fact, it may be colder this summer than it was this winter. Climate change perhaps? In any case, it is now the middle of summer, and we woke up ...