The best thing we did in Argentina is our Work Away experience. Argentina and Chile in particular are very expensive countries to stay in hostels. Especially compared to the cost of hostels or even hotels in South East Asia.
Jordan and I chose to go to Chile after Argentina because the cheapest flight home was from Santiago. If we went out of of Brazil or Bolivia we would have to pay massive visa fees that Jordan and I were
Valparaiso is the major seaport to Chile and Santiago. In the 19th century, Valpo was a major stop off for ships crossing the Straight of Magellen. The colorful buildings have given the city the nickname The Jewel of the Pacific.
Mango and Cheese Empanada
Grab and Go
The food in Chile was similar to the food in Argentina, except everything in Argentina is supersized. Chile has lots and lots of empanadas like Argentina. People will walk around public parks and lakes selling
The bus from Mendoza, Argentina to Santiago, Chile was 15 hours long. This included a two hour border crossing between the two countries. The landscape changed from rolling vistas of grape vines to mountains of snow. We saw abandoned train
October 2, 2018 - Salta Omnibus TerminalI'm sitting in the bus terminal having deep thoughts of religion. I've been here five minutes while Jordan tries to print our tickets. There is a shrine to Virgin Mary outside the window I'm
One does not go up to Salta without doing the classic road trip to Jujuy and La Salina Grande. (Jujuy is pronounced who who e.)
Jordan and I reserved a tour with our hostel that was once again cancelled. Salta
We hiked to the top of the mountain in town. The hike included the seven stations of the cross and an outdoor temple at the top. There was also a gondola, artisan booths and beautiful man made waterfalls.
If there is one word to describe Mendoza, Argentina, it's wine. More specifically, Malbec. So what did Jordan and I do when our hostel cancelled the half day wine tasting tour due to a little rain? We gathered up some