Mendoza! April 5th 2012 We had been looking forward to Mendoza for quite some time, so were very keen to jump straight in and get involved with wine based activities. We decided to splurge and book hotel in Maipu which was incredibly cheap for the overall quality of the hotel (Olympic sized heated pool, gym, sauna, steam room, outdoor pool with jaccuzi, casino ...). We headed to Mr Hugos bike rental in Maipu and go on 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
After months of saving Hayden and I are finally leaving the UK today and heading to South America for (roughly) 3 months! We thought we'd set up this public blog and try our best at keeping every one up to date fairly regularly, adding photos along the way too! Our itinerary so far is Rio-Ilha Grande-Paraty-Sau Paulo-Iguazu, we then plan to visit Argentina, Chile, Bolovia and Peru... But we will see how long our money lasts!
Our blog is mainly for family and friends but we'll add a few tips about each place. Enjoy :)... full info