Looking for ways to get from Mendoza to Montevideo without flying? Our plan was to take the long distance bus (over 800 miles) from Mendoza to Montevideo. When our tour guide in Mendoza offered a door-to-door service - we said yes immediately. Who wouldn't? He'd pick us up at the front door of ... Read More about The Ultimate Road Trip from Mendoza to Montevideo
The ride We had a dinner reservation for 10:30 p.m., the last seating at Francis Mallmann 1884 Restaurant. It is customary for Argentinians to eat late but 10:30 p.m. was a little too late for us even after staying in Argentina for over two weeks. We'd either have to take that time slot or miss our ... Read More about Francis Mallmann 1884 Restaurant in Mendoza – A Tourist Haunt?
I went to Bariloche in autumn (spring in North America) when there were not many tourists and I stayed at an AirBnB apartment by the lake for half its usual price. Its beauty surpasses many of the other tourist destinations in Argentina. Here are just some of the photos I took: 1. Ski ... Read More about A Photo Essay on Bariloche
Llao Llao Hotel and Resort Just 15 miles from Bariloche city center and 40 minutes drive from Mt. Catedral ski resort is the legendary Llao Llao Hotel and Resort. Located on a hill in Nahuel Huapi National Park, overlooking Moreno and Nahuel Huapi Lakes, this mountain lodge is surrounded by two ... Read More about Llao Llao Hotel and Resort in Bariloche Argentina
The Lake District is one of Chile's most beautiful regions. Snow-capped volcanoes and views of the deep blue Lago Llanquihue are visible from all the small towns surrounding the lake. Puerto Octay is one of those. The drive to Puerto Octay Located on the north shore of Lago Llanquihue, about a ... Read More about Puerto Octay The Non-Touristy Town in Lake District