All the way down and out

Of course, the story can’t quite end, since we are still at Colera and I have every intention of making it all the way down the mountain, out of the national park, back to civilization and home to my family.  So we get up on the morning after summit day, pack our things and once …

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First impressions

Friendly, welcoming, warm, beautiful, accommodating, helpful, pleasant, succulent.  Does it sound just a bit like I’m newly in love?  I’ve arrived in Mendoza, Argentina. And those are the first words that come to mind as I start to describe my impressions.  Especially given the incredible lunch from which I’ve just returned – escaping the heat …

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