Out came the sun and we hit the road for the Andes mountains where I did some trekking, abseiling and rafting. The base camp was at the foot of the mountain and next to the rapidly flowing river, making it an idyllic retreat. The mountain range was just awesome, again different from what I've seen before. I am loving the outdoors here!
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Explored mendoza a bit, was much larger than I expected. There were numerous parks and the vinyards are located about an half an hour's drive outside of the city. The Andes mountains beautifully surround Mendoza. I went for a run in their big park in an attempt to get my fitness level up. I randomly bumped into a Spansh group running in the park, I joined them and half an hour later of sit-ups push ups and running intervals I realised this is a bootcamp. I met...
After a 14 hr overnight bus ride, I arrived at Mendoza and checked in at the Hostel suits Mendoza. Took an organised vino tour to explore this Malbec vineyard country. We first went to an olive farm, which is also a big agricultural export for Argentina. We went to a medium sized vineyard and to a family run vineyard which was more intimate and had really interesting blends. Pedro the owner and winemaker made a family blend where he made a blend dedicated to ...