Wine Country December 24th 2007 After a 16 hour bus ride I made it to the highly anticipated Mendoza. At first sight I was disappointed. I heard it was in the mountains and I hadn´t seen any vineyards. It is in Mendoza that 70 percent of the country´s wine is produced. When I arrived at my hostal I went into the tiny pool for a dip because it was even hotter there than in Buenos Aires. I did not do much, but walk around the fi ... read more
South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Mendoza Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
I am a 27 year old college graduate from the University of Colorado at Boulder. I love adventure, adrenaline, and good food. Travel and photography have become a passion of mine and I keep feeding the addiction. I live in the beautiful mountain town, Steamboat Springs, CO, but I do my best to get out and experience the world. This outing will by first time to re-visit South East Asia since I was 4 years old and my very first visit Down Under, where I get to meet Natalie's family and see what Australia is all about.
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