Wine Regions Travel Guide
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In the center of Argentina, in the provinces of Mendoza and San Juan, melting snow from the Andes flows into rivers, streams, and underground aquifers, and transforms this semi-arid region into the largest area under irrigation in Argentina. Eighty percent of the country's wine is produced here, as are olive oil, garlic, and a cornucopia of fruits and vegetables.
Tourist offices can recommend all kinds of hospedajes (lodgings), apart-hotels (rooms with cooking facilities and sometimes a sitting area), cabañas (cabins)...read more
Most of the region follows national culinary trends—beef, lamb, chicken, and pork a la parrilla (grilled). Second- and third-generation Italian restaurants...read more
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Scenic Wonders: Wherever you go—over the pass to Chile, north to San Juan, south to San Rafael—the sight of those towering white Andean peaks... Read more
Cañón del Atuel (Atuel Canyon). The best way to dive into this very photogenic, 160-km (99-mi) canyon with its four hydroelectric stations along... Read more
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The last leg of an eight month rtw which started in Japan, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Germany and Austria...details about our other legs are at www.greenleycoffeebreak.com.
We flew from Munich, Read more
Hopefully we will get a chance to post a more formal trip report later however I thought I'd post a few initial details. Read more