Archive for March, 2010

Picture of the Week

Saturday, March 20th, 2010 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

Fresh snow over Lago Nahuel Huapi

Discovering Patagonia via Motorcycle

Friday, March 19th, 2010 Posted in day to day, lifestyle, travel | 27 Comments »

Written by Shanie Pictures by Dare Motorcycle Tours Imagine cruising the endless roads of Patagonia by motorcycle. There is nothing but open space, incredible views and a support team ready to be there for your every whimsical wish. Dare Motorcycle Tours is ...

The Andean Mummy Child

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 Posted in culture, travel | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie Pictures courtesy of the MAAM Museum This story is based on the life of a fifteen year old girl, The Maiden, who was found in 1999 on the top of Mount LLlullaillaco, in northern Argentina. Her ...

Bariloche FAQs That You Need to Know

Wednesday, March 17th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day, travel | 6 Comments »

Written by Shanie Traveling to the far reaches of South America can be a bit intimidating. Put the word Patagonia with it and many are a bit baffled on what a traveler might expect. So, to give a sense of the ...

Phrase of the Week

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 2 Comments »

piola: (adjective) means clever, smart, or agreeable person. In phrase form, it is used as "quedarse piola" meaning to hang out and be lazy.

15th Birthday Celebration for “Bergen The Super Dog” Deep in the Patagonian Forest

Monday, March 15th, 2010 Posted in day to day, lifestyle, sports | 7 Comments »

Written by Shanie Although he can't --- technically speaking --- read this, I want to wish our canine son, Bergen, a happy happy 15th Birthday. Today is the big day. But it really has been a week long celebration of extra ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, March 13th, 2010 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

The lush Patagonian forest

10 Bariloche Museums

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in cosas lindas, culture, day to day | 6 Comments »

Written by Shanie Bariloche is a city that shows respect to its culture by a multitude of educational museums. Including city center, the kilometers, and Colonia Suiza (the little Swiss colony located off of Circuito Chico) there is a rainbow of ...

Argentina Driving Circuits, Part 3: Northern Argentina, Salta to Cafayate

Friday, March 12th, 2010 Posted in culture, travel | 1 Comment »

For the third installment of great travel loops of Argentina we will be traveling to the northwest corner of the country. The trip begins in Salta, a land of folklore, gaucho enchantment and the nation’s best empanadas. You will then venture ...

San Carlos de Bariloche City Center Basics

Thursday, March 11th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day | 3 Comments »

Written by Shanie Although we have written many posts on Bariloche and the surrounding area, it occurred to me that we haven't spoken much about el centro de Bariloche... Patagonia's bustling gateway city is a mixture of active main streets, tasty restaurants, ...