As the plane casts a shadow over the Andes, and Mendoza are popping up in the distance, you realize how special the area is. Argentina's capital of alsace, isn are in the middle of nowhere – just surrounded by the vineyards and then barren desert.
But as an oasis in bloom city, whether you are into wellness, wine or wonderful nature. It is barely two hours flight from Buenos Aires and a return trip to the argentinean capital, can easily be found for under 1000 dollars per. person.
cities are Mendoza, the fourth largest city in Argentina with a population of about one million people. Just like the capital it is divided up in the big avenues of the city, often with trees along the kerb edge on each side. This means that the city is easy to navigate, for all roads are split up in straight lines.
the Centre houses the Plaza Independencia in the middle, from which there are respectively 200 metres to four green fields with among other things, Plaza Chile and Plaza San Martin.
Here you may well spend a day to walk around and browse the shops and enjoy a cup of coffee at one of the numerous pavement cafés. Supplement possibly with nationaldesserten dolce del leche: Indkogt, condensed milk, which are served for everything from ice cream to cake.
the Vines encircling Mendoza, which is Argentina's capital of alsace, isn. Photo: Peter Jeppesen
in the stadium. Mendoza play in the best league in Argentina, and if you keep yourself from the local supporters, there is no trouble to take to the football. Please be aware, however, that the stadium is located in the park San Martin, which one should stay away from, when it has been dark.
there is a sea of restaurants in the city – especially around the Plaza Independencia. With an inflation rate of 50 percent only in 2018 it's definitely worth it to go out every night – especially if you are at the red drops. Try, for example, restaurant Azafran, which offers a six-course gourmet meal and wine pairing for a total of 400 crowns per. person.
the Place has a lot to learn when it comes to operation. To return is the food delicious, and takes point of departure in the argentine kitchen. At the same time, it is the sommelier who chooses the drops to your food, if you opt in list. Thus, the wine is often tailored to your taste preferences. Alternatively, you can even explore the on-site vinværelse.
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This wine would cost 300 dollars the bottle at home. As a part of a wine menu, the price is 20 dollars the glass on one of the finest restaurants in Mendoza. Photo: Peter Jeppesen
because of inflation it has become exceedingly cheap to go out to eat in Argentina. And, not least, to drink wine.
Mendoza is surrounded by vineyards, and some of the finest wines in Argentina are produced here in the lee of the Andes where Chile is located just on the other side. Thus it is a great place to go exploring, if you care for wine.
offers wine tours to the various farms. For example, a trip to bid on a visit to a winery with very good wines, then on a farm with mediocre, and then it will conclude with a visit to an olive oil plantation.
You can safely make space for the bottles in your luggage. A wine that will cost 300 kroner in Denmark, is available for 50 crowns in Argentina. You go on a wine bar, a typical offer sounds on the three glass of wine for around 40 euros. Together. And do you yourself the trouble to check the wines out on the Vivino app, will the drops guaranteed to taste even better – then you discover how cheap they are.
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Puente del inca was for many years a favorite place for tourists because of the natural hot springs. Photo: Peter Jeppesen
Mendoza offers numerous opportunities to take on wellness stay, which is the typical way to be a tourist in the area. However, there are also plenty of excursions if you want to go out and see the area. For example, you can get on the day trip that ends with a view to The highest mountain in south America are referred to north America as the UNITED states, while America covers over both the north and the south.
the Mountain called Aconcagua, and it is located on the border between Chile and Argentina.
is it a good idea to take your reservations for altitude sickness and so you should take warm clothes with. As regards the højdesygen, it is recommended that you drink plenty of water, then take like one and a half liters of water for each person. And at the same time, it is important to have a warm sweater with you, as you come up in more than 3000 meters altitude.
in the morning, and it will be a day when your camera lens comes on overtime. The trip around the Andes is breathtaking, and the views are spectacular. You encounter everything from deep canyons to azure blue lakes. There are ’cowboydere’, who rides around in full regalia. There are inca ruins.
that is a heat source, which the incas used as a bathhouse. It is no longer possible for tourists to jump in the warm water, as the military base on the other side of the road reportedly smashed the facilities in order to have access solo.
Enough the tour ends typically with a view to the Aconcagua, but once you get there, are you about ready to get down on the ground again.
Check out the prices with the local agencies prior to departure; there is a lot of money to save by looking for.
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A cowboy in the town of Uspallata, which is frequently visited to tourists and climbers. It was also in this area, that a part of the scenes in the Hollywood-success Seven years in Tibet was filmed. Photo: Peter Jeppesen
Although the argentine people are extremely hospitable and will welcome you in the country, you must see for yourself. The vast majority of sites are unproblematic, but there are areas in all the major cities in Argentina, where you need to be extra careful and leave their valuables at home.
you must be aware of the arbejderkvarteret La Boca. Here, it is recommended that you stick to turistgaden and lets be to go and explore the other streets. Do you do it anyway, you risk to be robbed, and in Argentina it is not uncommon that the robbery happens, for example with a knife.
you should be aware in the San Martin park, where many homeless people keep to in the evening and at night.
you will Need these places to go, it is a good idea to leave the smartphone and credit cards behind and just take the cash with you, as you need to use. And if you use your smartphone to take pictures with, it's a good idea to leave it with to go around and flaunt with it.