28th November – 1st December – Border Crossing / Santiago de Chile

The ‘Los Libertadores‘ road border crossing between Argentina and Chile is possibly one of the most spectacular journeys in the world: Out of Mendoza, we were still passing through vineyards for some time: Slowly the lush greenery started to become more barren and hilly: Throughout the journey a – non-functional – narrow gauge railway line…

24th November – 28th November – Mendoza and Chacras de Coria

We say ‘we are going to Mendoza’, but strictly speaking we meant the region and not the city. Mendoza city seems to be perfectly nice, with wide avenues, plenty of squares, and mostly low-rise buildings (all designed after the earthquake). However, our visit was not about the city but about the WINE, so after one…