Desert - Andes - Winelands January 1st 2010 Mendoza is a real treat but we´ll get there later.
Having spent Christmas in the Atacama desert and sandboarding down giant dunes on Christmas Eve (I was shit and looked like I was having a poo whenever I took to the descent), we headed for Salta, Argentina. The Argies have a knack of bigging themselves up when it comes to Latin American comparisons with other countries. They are described a ... 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