Updated: ¡He Subido Cerro Aconcagua! December 29th 2011 Updated trip report from December's climb of Aconcagua.
Note: $1 = 1 ARG peso and at the time of the trip $US1 ≈ 4.3 pesos.
Day -3, 12/8/2011 - Left Seattle around 8:30 am for Atlanta where I connected to the Buenos Aires flight. The long, uneventful flight to Bs As left around 8 pm. Sadly no upgrade since it was a frequent flier ticket but that did not preclude me from asking. At leas ... read more
South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Aconcagua 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