August 2010

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R2A Travel Series – Part 5: El Calafate and El Chaltén

El Calafate and El Chaltén Located in Southern Patagonia, the towns of El Calafate and El Chaltén are the best-known starting points for glacier seekers and intrepid hikers. I’ve grouped them together because of the short distance (220~ Km) between them. They are, however, quite different in what sorts of activities and attractions they offer travelers.   Lets begin with the larger and mor… read more

Buenos Aires Tango Festival – August 13-31, 2010

The 2010 Buenos Aires tango festival is the celebration of the most famous dance in Argentina.  Dancers, musicians, artists, and the adoring public converge on Buenos Aires during this celebration of tango history and culture.  Whether you want to try tango dancing tango for the first time or want to see the best dancers the world has to offer, the 2010 Buenos Aires Tango festival has something… read more

R2A Activity: Milonga at the Konex

Last week we went to the CC Konex to a Milonga where we danced the night away!  There weren’t very many of us so we had almost the entire dance floor to ourselves.  Check out the pictures! read more

R2A Activity: August Group Dinner 2010

Pizza?  Check.  Onda?  Check. It was really cold during the dinner so we took the party inside for the first time in a long time!  The pizzas look so good, I can hardly wait for next month!  Yum! read more

María’s Mate Tasting Session

Have you ever wondered how to properly prepare mate?   Just how many ways are there?? María, a coordinator at Road2Argentina, recently sat down during our weekly mate and medialunas  session to explain all of the quirky customs that come along with drinking mate. Click the pictures to embiggen! read more

R2A Travel Series – Part 4: Mendoza

Mendoza is probably my favorite place, apart from Buenos Aires, to visit in Argentina. This is partly because I enjoy a nice glass of wine and partly because the scenery is absolutely beautiful. Overview: The city of Mendoza is located in the Cuyo region of Argentina, nestled in the foothills of the Andes mountains. The region is known for its vineyards, excellent-quality wine, and adventur… read more

R2A Travel Series – Part 3: Bariloche

Travel Destination: Bariloche If you’re looking for an Argentine vacation destination that offers plenty to do year-round, look no further than Bariloche.  Perhaps best known for its winter ski slopes, Bariloche is situated in the heart of Argentina’s lake region, and also serves as a great summer destination. Overview: If you want to pick a good starting point from which to explor… read more

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