Mendoza: Wandering, Wine, and Politics

Traditional Argentine couple dance performance

With the sun recently risen, two sleepy backpackers walk down the clean sidewalks where the air smells of sugar, butter, and flour. The city of Mendoza has charms in spades, but “little” it is not.  Continue reading


En Route to Mendoza: Midnight Border Crossing

What do you do when you’ve got to cross the border to refresh your 90 day Tourist Visa in Chile?  Why, you plan a magical trip to Mendoza, Argentina of course!  I foresaw wine tasting, mountain views galore, and the best Italian food found on this side of the Atlantic. Continue reading