Archive for June, 2010

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, June 30th, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 1 Comment »

¡estamos en trámite!: literally meaning we are in paperwork, this is a common saying used to explain when something is in limbo or pending.

Bariloche Real Estate Opportunity: 40 Acres for Sale on Peninsula San Pedro

Tuesday, June 29th, 2010 Posted in real estate | 1 Comment »

Written by Shanie As we like to do from time to time, we wanted to share with you a spectacular real estate opportunity in Bariloche that deserves some attention...Patagonia Panoramic Lake View Land for Sale. A 40 acre parcel on Peninsula San ...

Patagonia Animals in Action

Monday, June 28th, 2010 Posted in culture, day to day, fauna, lifestyle | 6 Comments »

Written by Shanie Most definitely, one of my favorite aspects about Patagonia is the up-close-and-personal sitings of animals in their natural habitat. Here are some pictures of creatures cruising that we never got around to posting. Hope you enjoy... Grey tailed fox on ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, June 26th, 2010 Posted in picture of the week | No Comments »

This morning's sunrise from Llao Llao

Snow in the Andes

Friday, June 25th, 2010 Posted in weather | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie The clouds are parting today and revealing lots of new snow in the mountains. Cerro Catedral is now open for the season, and Cerro Bayo plans to open for the season tomorrow, Saturday June 26. Here are a couple of photos ...

Protect Our Winters Expands Into Argentina

Thursday, June 24th, 2010 Posted in business, lifestyle, politics, sports, travel, weather | 8 Comments »

Written by Shanie For pro snowboarder Jeremy Jones, his mission of helping Mother Nature began on the slopes outside of Prince Rupert, British Columbia. Returning to his favorite place to ride sweet powder, he found it void of snow. Rock and grass ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010 Posted in phrase of the week | 9 Comments »

pibe: slang for a young tyke, kid, youngster, boy (use piba when referring to girls)

The Elusive Austral Parakeet

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010 Posted in fauna | 2 Comments »

Written by Jamie As Shanie had previously posted, the infamous green parakeets are a special group of birds. They usually fly in a large posse, and you can hear them well before they whisk by. I am happy to report, after 3 ...

Happy Winter Solstice!

Monday, June 21st, 2010 Posted in weather | 2 Comments »

The shortest day of the year was a blustery one here in Patagonia!

Catedral Opens for 2010 Season

Sunday, June 20th, 2010 Posted in lifestyle, sports, travel | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie Thanks to the recent snow, Cerro Catedral is now open for the 2010 season. The ski area currently has beginner and intermediate terrain open. With more snow in the forecast this week, the season is shaping up nicely.