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  1. So long Mendoza

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 1 Comments

    So long Mendoza

    Nov012009

    Today was my last day in Mendoza (I’m at the airport now). I didn’t get up to a whole lot as I had to make my way to the airport at around 12.30.

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  2. Football and beer

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 0 Comments

    Nov012009

    Last night was my last night in Mendoza. To celebrate, I went to a football game between Godoy Cruz (Mendoza’s home team) and Estudiantes, a club famous for being the home of Juan Sebastian Veron, a player who previously played for both Chelsea a

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  3. Mendoza - the wine capital of Argentina

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    Mendoza - the wine capital of Argentina

    Nov012009

    Mendoza travel podcast – check. Today I met with Fernando Gonzales from Kahuak Tours here in Mendoza to interview him for a podcast about the various wine regions here in Mendoza.

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  4. Meat sweats - Argentinean style!

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    Meat sweats - Argentinean style!

    Oct312009

    Last night I ate lots of meat. I mean lots. There were different types of steak, sausages and more. And yes…I got the meat sweats. Mike and Celeste from Hostel Lao where I’m staying threw on a traditional Argentinean barbecue – my fi

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  5. Getting to know Mendoza

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    Getting to know Mendoza

    Oct312009

    I’m staying in Hostel Lao. It’s run by a really friendly English-Argentinean couple called Mike and Celeste who go out of their way to make sure guests enjoy their stay. Their hostel has a pool and luckily enough for me, they’ve put m

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  6. Meeting up with 'old' friends

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    Meeting up with 'old' friends

    Oct302009

    The morning of my trek to Machu Picchu I met a lot of new faces. I knew I was going to spend a lot of time with these people over the next number of days, but I didn’t realise that I was going to spend a particularly long amount of time with two

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  7. Santiago to Mendoza - an invaluable tip

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    Santiago to Mendoza - an invaluable tip

    Oct302009

    Before coming on this trip Mendoza wasn’t on the itinerary. Then I did a bit of research, found out that it’s actually a very popular spot on the backpacker trail and has a lot of interesting attributes. I then pencilled it in.

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