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Jan 25, 2007 - Bus to Las Lenas Ski Resort for the day

We were up at 4am and in a taxi by 5pm. Nothing was open at the bus depot, however there was one great entrepreneur there that happened to be selling cafe and media lunar from his truck. Only 2.5 pesos which was the equivalent of $1 for everything! Awesome. The bus left promptly and we both slept most of the way to San Rafael, and arrived an hour after we awoke! San Rafael is surrounded by vineyards and is gorgeous and looks very prosperous. We had only 10 minutes to change buses to the one off to Las Lenas. The ride was another 3 hours and...

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Apr 11, 2006 - Semana Santa Trip - Las Leñas

Las Lenas, Mendoza - After getting pretty vague directions from the pre-season ski patrol on site, using a very old faded map (that we couldn't take with us), we headed out to camp and climb Cerro Las Lenas. We walked a few kilometers along the dirt road away from the ugly condo complex of the resort and towards the land of gauchos and handmade adobe houses. We were never quite sure where we should turn off the road, but we finally decided to cut through an abandoned property, now seemingly taken over by a herd of goats. The weight of our...

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Latin America 2006