Mendoza, Argentina's already establish wine industry continues to grow. The wineries of Mendoza not only make wonderful wines, but are attracting wine tourism, giving people the opportunity to visit and learn about wineries while enjoying the picturesque location that usually involves vineyards and a view of the Andes.
The wines included in the Tempus Alba line from Mendoza, Argentina.
Mendoza, Argentina has a growing winery industry that is attracting plentiful wine tourism. Wineries offer tours and tastings, and are usually in picturesque locations like Luján de Cuyo, Mendoza.
Bouganvilla from Pablo Neruda's house in Valparaiso, Chile named La Sebastiana. A visit to Valparaiso is only complete with a visit to one of the poet's most amazing homes.
Punta del Este is Uruguay's famous beach resort city, where supposedly well-to-do Latin Americans come to see and be seen. The town is not as uptown as it sounds, it definitely had a nice chill element as well. Uruguay is a country where it's a great idea to study Spanish before you go...it's still a tourist destination slightly off the beaten path.
The gazebo benches filled up with Uruguayans sipping mate with friends and family, and we all watched the sun set. For being a small country, Uruguay has some great options of things to do and see: beaches, a nice capital city, a colonial cities, wine, and estancias.
Puerto Madero, formerly an industrialized port of Buenos Aires, has become a fashionable place to live, dine, and work. We call it LoDo. A view of the water as the sun sets...
The quintessential Latin American sport: football (soccer only in the US). This photo was taken at an elimination game for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. Although the world cup is clearly several years away, the passion the fans have for their team is impressive.
The use of water is an extremely important part of Mudéjar architecture. Since water is scarce in the desert, fountains conserve water and make little sound, though provide a calming presence.