The sun rises on 2013 in Patagonia, Argentina. 2012 was a eventful year for Argentina. The country expropriated and renationalized its gas company, YPF, scaring off many international investors. Early in 2012 the state of public transportation was in the news after 51 people died and several hundred were injured in a train accident at […]
The hills around Lake Nahuel Huapi in Bariloche explode with the vibrant colors of wildflowers late into the season.
La Cueva restaurant is one of the most exclusive and adventurous, if not exactly eco-friendly, dining experiences you can have in Bariloche. As its name suggests, ‘The Cave,’ is set inside the belly of a mountain — Princess Peak, seven kilometers from the base of Cerro Catedral ski resort. Getting To La Cueva is Half […]
If you’re looking for a ‘creole barbecue’ in Bariloche check out a local favorite, El Chucaro. The parilla has a cowboy feel with bright lighting that says, ‘hello family and friends’ more than ‘welcome lovebirds.’ El Chucaro is a family-run barbecue spot popular on weekends to eat some of the world’s best beef at a […]
Hitchhiking in Argentina is smelly, exhausting, wet, sweaty, cold, hot, windy, dry, uncomfortably awkward and highly rewarding. Thumbing rides in this huge, sparsely populated country can mean days in a variety of miserable conditions, from icy Patagonian wind to a tropical Andean heat. Still nothing compares to a ride well earned, that sudden thrill of […]