Trips

Winter four-wheeling

It was a beautiful day and I decided to take advantage of it to go off-roading to the mountains. I know the Ruta 13 now and feel comfortable doing it alone. From just outside town its more or less 100 km of trail lead to the town of Uspallata. Uspallata is a small town that… Continue reading Winter four-wheeling

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Malargüe, land of volcanos

Situated about 400 kilometres south of Mendoza, in the south of the province of Mendoza, Malargue is a small but charming town that attracts many tourists. The attractions are several, first the largest ski resort in Argentina, Las Leñas, is just kilometres away. In the summer the road deeper in the mountains beyond Las Leñas leads… Continue reading Malargüe, land of volcanos

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4×4 day-trip through the Andes

May 1st is a day off here in Argentina since it is Labour Day. We are now well into the autumn season but the weather is still very nice and dry. We took advantage of that to leave the city around 9:00 am to drive the Ruta Provincial 13. It was the first route through… Continue reading 4×4 day-trip through the Andes