Posts Tagged ‘Argentina’

La Peña


28 Apr 2004 7:38 pm

Last night I returned to La Casona del Molino. It’s a peña here in Salta (north western Argentina). A peña is a restaurant where local Argentinians sing and jam out folk music on guitar, sometimes accompanied by percussion or maybe a wooden flute. La Casona has great atmosphere. It’s a rustic place with simple dark […]

Around Salta


27 Apr 2004 11:09 am

Salta must be the loveliest city in all of Argentina. In northern Argentina, Salta enjoys a warm climate and green green GREEN mountains all around. The thing to do here is get in a car and drive around the country side. Nicole (Seattle) and I hired a little white chevy for 5 days and SURPRISE, […]

Coco´s House, San Martin de los Andes


30 Mar 2004 2:19 pm

Birthday Dinner In search of trekking and hot spings I made my way to San Martin de los Andes. Coco’s house was recommended as a good hostel. Coco is this Argentinian guy who runs an illegal hostel out of his little house in San Martin. Coco is such a good guy. He spends his days […]

Chalten, Argentina


23 Feb 2004 9:59 pm

Chalten town I took the morning bus to from Calafate. Lucky for me, the bus dropped me directly at my hostel in Chalten. As I sat there eating my tuna sandwich and contemplating the rest of my day, Todd walked up and asked if I wanted to take a short hike that afternoon. Traveling can […]

Buenos Aires


27 Jan 2004 1:49 pm

Note to self: when traveling to foreign lands, first check the weather. We almost didn´t leave Dulles airport because of the huge snow storm. Five hours delayed, after much snow ploughing and last minute deicing, we made it off the runway. 10 hours later when we touched down in BA, it was 95 degrees. It´s […]