When we reached Salta, our last stop in Argentina, we were tired and needed a rest. And so that’s what we did. We still found time to wander the streets of town lined with orange trees, climb 1000 steps to the top of a mountain, and even managed to find some great street art. [To read more, click the heading above.]
We spent the day surrounded by some of the most amazing scenery we’ve ever seen – one of the best days of our trip so far. The colour, shape and craziness of the rocks and surroundings, have to be seen to be believed. [To read more, click the heading above.]
Cafayate might just be our favourite place we visited in Argentina. We try to explain why in this post – the mountains, the wine, the empanadas and the small town vibe. But sometimes it hard to put into words why sometimes a place is just right, and other times it’s not. [To read more, click the heading above.]
The wine tour arranged with the hostel for the Lujan de Cuyo wine region of Mendoza left at 10:00am. The final drinks with the group were sipped just before midnight. It was a long but very fun day! To read and see more, click the above heading.
There is more to Mendoza than just the wine. We went high up in the Andes and saw some amazing mountains and other natural sites and spent an afternoon relaxing in the local hot springs. To see more, click the above heading….
Riding bikes around the streets while tasting wine – what could go wrong? Our first day tour of the wineries in Mendoza in the Maipu region.
Traveling is all about the highs and the lows and the ability to be flexible and/or patient as the case may be. Our attempts to reach Mendoza were certainly challenging…
While Valparaiso can’t beat Santiago’s graffiti in terms of quality, it certainly beats it in quantity. If only all towns were this colourful and cheerful!
The original plan to visit Valparaiso for the day, during our first stay in Santiago, had been put on hold following the terrible fires that had hit the city. Later called the Great Fire, at least 2,500 homes were destroyed, leaving 11,000 homeless, with the city being declared a disaster zone. When we were looking to […]
One of the highlights during our time in Santiago was the street art we found one morning wandering through Barrio Brasil. Buenos Aires is famous for it’s street art, but we were much more impressed with Santiago, which had some the best street art we’d seen on our trip so far. Below are some of […]