Mendoza – Optional Excursions

Located in the west of Argentina close to the Chilean border is the province of Mendoza. Mendoza is famed worldwide for its production of wine, specifically Malbec. Mendoza is Argentina’s most important wine producing region and produces two-thirds of the country’s wine. Due to its location in the Andean foothills, it means that the vineyards […]
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Argentina just became cheaper and easier to travel in!

On the December 10th 2015, Argentina’s new centre-right president Mauricio Macri took office, inheriting a difficult economic legacy from former president Christina Fernandez de Kirchner’s 12 year populist rule. Since 2011, there have been two dollar rates in Argentina, the official, and the “blue”, or black market rate. The blue dollar arose when currency controls […]
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