Monthly Archives: November 2012

WWOOFing in Tunuyan

For me, traveling is usually a whirlwind. Every day is a chance to see something new, to travel to another place, to meet another person. It’s easy to get caught up in said whirlwind and forget to take a breath, sit down for a second, have a glass of wine, watch the sunset and get […]

Bodegas de Mendoza

Well, we finally arrived in Mendoza and we wasted no time in drinking as much wine as possible. While wine may flow like water here with every meal (it actually is cheaper than ordering water, even from the tap) we decided to dedicate an entire day to biking around to different wineries. There’s a small […]

Gaucho

After leaving BA we took a short bus ride out to the pampas (what is considered the heartland of Argentina) to a quaint town called San Antonio de Areco. SADA is often called “the prettiest town in the pampas” and it certainly lived up to it. Every November SADA holds a big festival called El […]

La Carne

Well, if there’s one thing people usually know about Argentina it’s that it has great steak and great wine. I went a whole 4 days of being in Argentina without trying steak (carne empanadas don’t count) but the wait was certainly worth it. Hallie, Andy & I made reservations at a well known parilla called […]

BA

We found the rock climbing gym! We found the colorful streets of La Boca! We found La Bombenera Stadium, home of Argentina’s Boca Juniors futbal team. Futbal is a religion here and Maradona is still God. The stadium holds 60,000 people and apparently you can see it shaking from the street when there’s a game. […]

Llegada!

After 19 hours and 56 minutes in the air I’ve finally arrived in Buenos Aires! So far the city has been quite the adventure and the people have been both welcoming and patient. I actually had a sprawling 2 hour long conversation while roaming the streets of BA with a man named Frederico (he’s a […]