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Stories and Tips Bariloche

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Bariloche, the South American Switzerland

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 12 Sep, 2007

Bariloche is my preferred tourist destination in all Argentina, even before the Glaciers down south and the Iguazu Falls. And that means that I really love this place.I have been there many times and hope to be able to get back this summer. Fishing is…Read More


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Bariloche, the South American Switzerland

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 13 Jul, 2007

I have been many times to Bariloche, while living in Mendoza, in Bahía Blanca and in General Roca (in the Rio Negro Valley). For me, it is the most charming place in all Argentina. When snowfalls have been heavy during the winter, you…Read More


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Bariloche, the South American Switzerland

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 06 Jul, 2007

Bariloche and Iguazu Falls are my first two choices for vacationing in Argentina. The glaciers down south are impressive but Bariloche is far more colorful. Two or three days are enough for watching the glaciers; three days are enough to tour Ushuaia, but two weeks are…Read More


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Places where you can go on local and suburban buses

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 16 Apr, 2007

Cerro Otto Cable Car: there is a free bus service that leaves on the main street just in front of the Banco de la Nación. Of course, you will be expected to travel on the cable car, that has a cost of some 4 dollars.…Read More


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The Seven-lake Tour to San Martín de los Andes

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 16 Apr, 2007

This is a delightful full-day tour, that covers a wide variety of landscapes. Obviously, the jewel of the tour is the small city of San Martin de los Andes. I have done this tour a number of times, but the last times I went I…Read More


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The tour to Puerto Blest, a fascinating experience

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 16 Apr, 2007

Although other peeople may have different choices, this is the tour I enjoy most. It is the first half of the Navigating the Andes tour, at 20% of the price. It costs 86 pesos ($29) from Bariloche or 64 pesos from Puerto Pañuelo…Read More


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The road to Cerro Tronador (The Thundering Mountain)

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 15 Apr, 2007

The tour to Cerro Tronador: this tour is not expensive. I cost me 12 dollars when I went nearly two years ago, and could be costing some 18 to 20 dollars by now. The name of the mount is due to the thundering noise it…Read More


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Tourist Destinations north of San Martin de los Andes

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 19 Jan, 2007

Many years ago I traveled over three thousand miles on the car, starting in Buenos Aires and coming down to the lakes area, through Bahia Blanca coming south, and returned through Santa Rosa (La Pampa). Although I made a stopover at Río Colorado (quite nice,…Read More


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Small Circuit and Cerro Catedral Combined Tour

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 07 Jan, 2007

Some travel agencies offer both these half-day tours in one full-day tour. I took it two years ago at a cost of 15 pesos ($5), so now it should be costing not more than $10, plus the price of the cable car at Cerro Catedral…Read More


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Tour to Puerto Blest, Los Cántaros Waterfalls and Lake Frías

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 07 Jan, 2007

This is about half the tour called "Navigating the Andes" at 20 percent of the price of the whole tour, so unless you intend to continue your travel in Chile, it should be the best option for navigating the Nahuel Huapí Lake. The first section of…Read More


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