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Cancato: Typical dish from Southern Chile

Cancato: Typical dish from Southern Chile

Although the Carretera Austral is characterized by majestic mountains and secluded forests, the Pacific is not far away, as it is everywhere else in Chile. Of course, this proximity to the sea has impacted the Patagonian cuisine. A typical fish dish in this region is cancato, which in the language of the Mapuche Indians, Mapudungun, means something like ‘fried meat’. Interestingly, in the Quechua language, spoken in the Andes highlands of Bolivia and Peru several thousand kilometres away, the term has the…

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Unique New Year in Lopez Mountain hut-Bariloche -Lake district-Argentina! FELIZ 2019 from Eureka Travel!

Unique New Year in Lopez Mountain hut-Bariloche -Lake district-Argentina! FELIZ 2019 from Eureka Travel!

After a couple of very cold, windy, rainy days in Patagonia, we could finally enjoy the sun on January 1st, 2019. Instead of staying at home eating all day long, we prepared our small backpacks, our poles, sunscreen etc, and we took the road to Circuito Chico. On Arroyo López, starts the path (sendero?) to Refugio Cerro López, one of the first huts bilt on this area, now a full day hike, but years ago, it was very common to…

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Cassis experience-Unique restaurant in Bariloche

Cassis experience-Unique restaurant in Bariloche

Sometimes our clients ask us for a good recommendation for dinner/restaurants in different areas that we offer. So this time we would like to share our experience at a great local restaurant in Bariloche, lake district in Northern Patagonia, Argentina. The restaurant name is “CASSIS” and last summer our Eureka Travel team from Bariloche have been invited to spend a very nice lunch with Mariana (la China) and her husband Ernesto at Lago Gutierrez Cassis House experience. Once we arrived, Ernesto…

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APRIL 17th – MALBEC WORLD DAY

APRIL 17th – MALBEC WORLD DAY

http://www.eurekatravel.net/destination/mendoza-wine-country You might know by now, if you are a wine lover, that APRIL 17th is a great celebration of what we call MALBEC WORLD DAY. This idea started a while ago with WINES OF ARGENTINA and it became a great way to celebrate this amazing grape/wine in different cities and places all around the world. So… are you thinking about your MALBEC WORLD CELEBRATION? Here we are offering you a great idea, how about a spa day?! … but…

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Classical Music for the Wine Roads 2016 MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

Classical Music for the Wine Roads 2016 MENDOZA, ARGENTINA

Classical Music by the Wine Roads is a classic cultural calendar of our province (Mendoza province-Argentina). This year will take place from 19 to 27 March and programming that includes performing concerts in wineries, temples, parks and heritage sites, will pay tribute to the outstanding Argentine composer Alberto Ginastera, on the centenary of his birth. From 19 to 27 March, you can enjoy concerts cycle Classical Music by the Wine Routes, to be held in Bodegas, Temples, Parks and Heritage…

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Pizza time Porteño style.

Pizza time Porteño style.

Every city has its classic culinary hangouts, from snobby to gritty, from quiet to rowdy. A place where the locals go and relish and the out-of-towners stick out like a carrot nose on a snowman. Pizzeria Güerrin is one of those places in Buenos Aires. It definitely belongs to the rowdy and gritty type. Located on Avenida Corrientes, one of the busiest arteries of this city. It caters mostly to the local crowd who need a quick and tasty meal…

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Argentina’s government issues a special permit for BBQ

Argentina’s government issues a special permit for BBQ

AFIP, the Argentine equivalent of the IRS in the US has issued a special application  required to obtain a permit to have a BBQ. The form requires filling out information regarding the quantity and the variety of meat planned for BBQ as well as alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks. Should the participants also desire to drink mate during the party, additional form needs to be filled out. Prior consumption of appetizers must be reported on a separate form. In case of music…

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Anthony Bourdain Shares His Top Five Travel Tips: Away.com Travel Blog

Anthony Bourdain Shares His Top Five Travel Tips: Away.com Travel Blog

In this brief article, the renown chef and modern-day explorer talks about some of his travel insights. I have to say that from our experience we have to agree. For instance, I once made a trip to Mercado del Progreso in the neighborhood of Caballito in Buenos Aires, where you can see butchers in action, empanadas being freshly made and all the hustle and bustle of a local market. I decided to visit it after reading about it in Moon Travel…

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Bariloche day 2: hiking to perfect views and cordero al asador.

Bariloche day 2: hiking to perfect views and cordero al asador.

Cecile reporting from her last full day spent with the group. The weather was gorgeous and the views spectacular. The volcano and the wind cooperated and remained quiet so that the air was free of ashes. “Our last day with the group in Bariloche was really wonderful!! We had a little hike to Cerro Llao Llao through native forest and at the top, we arrived to very nice view over the Nahuel Huapi Lake, Moreno Lake and Hidden Lake. After…

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