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Stories and Tips Mendoza

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Mendoza, the Road to the Andes - From Uspallata to Punta de Vacas

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 26 Oct, 2006

Once you have passed the Valley of Uspallata (at an altitude of 6,650 feet) the road continues climbing. Some 14 miles beyond Uspallata you will find an historical site, the historical bridge of Picheuta. It is not the original bridge constructed by San Martín's army…Read More


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Where to Stay, Go and Fish Trout in Mendoza

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 26 Oct, 2006

I lived three years and a half in Mendoza, and since then have visited the city frequently. I have stayed at 4, 2 and 1-star hotels; however, I am not completely acquainted with the overall picture. The first time I went during the past years…Read More


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Mendoza, the Road Up to the Andes, From Punta de Vacas to the Aconcagua

Written by Robert Raymond Ingledew on 26 Oct, 2006

We cross the rails of the Trans Andean railway, and trust that in a near future it will be running again. In any case, there are over half a dozen of excellent bus services that cross from Mendoza to Chile, and many of them come…Read More


Trip to a Winery and Wine Museum

Written by travelman on 23 Mar, 2002

Of all the wineries near Mendoza, this was the most recommended for a day visit and I was not disappointed. It is called "Bodega La Rural" started many years ago by the Rutini family from Italy in the fertile Maipu Valley, near the city of…Read More


A Day Trip to the Altas Montanas

Written by travelman on 23 Mar, 2002

One of the most beautiful nature trips in Argentina is from the city of Mendoza up to the heights of Parque Aconcagua at the Chilean border with stops along the way to admire the scenery, ancient Inca natural-stone bridge and breathe the cool crisp air.…Read More


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