Paragliding in Mendoza, Argentina

  Here is some quick footage of my father and I paragliding like ‘free birds’ around the foothills of the Andes Mountains in Mendoza, Argentina. Eat your heart out Lynyrd Skynyrd. If you ever make it to Argentina I would definitely recommend putting the wine down for a few hours and go paragliding in Mendoza. … Continued

Paragliding in Mendoza, Argentina

My dad and I channeling our inner Free Bird as we fly through the friendly skies of Mendoza, Argentina at the foothills of the Andes Mountains! Related Post FOTO FRIDAY: Shots for Tots February Update: Building off Setbacks If I had a Castle… FOTO FRIDAY: The Colombian Countryside Talking Your Way into the Best Views … Continued

Argentina to Chile through the Andes

From Mendoza, Argentina we took a 7 hour bus ride into Santiago, Chile via CATA International. The bus systems here in Argentina, like trains in Europe, are the more affordable alternative to airplane travel. There are tons of bus companies who run all over Argentina and South America that provide a safe and reliable service. We … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: Mendoza Wine Cellar

This week’s photo was taken from deep inside the Chandon Winery in Mendoza, Argentina during our Mendoza Bicycle Wine Tour. Read all about our Bicycle Wine Tour in Mendoza Argentina Check out more photos from Mendoza, Argentina   GarethMy name is Gareth Leonard, a Marketing Director turned World Traveler with a passion for slow, meaningful … Continued

Bicycle Wine Tour in Mendoza

While in Mendoza, Dad and I ventured out on a Bicycle Wine Tour in Lujan (outside of Mendoza) for a day of wine tasting, cardio and chaos. This is how it went down… 9am – Caught a public bus at the bus stop near the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Mendoza. Although we had no guide … Continued

FOTO FRIDAY: Paragliding in Mendoza

Stocking up the truck in Mendoza, Argentina as we look out to the foothills of the Andes Mountains in the distance. The drive up to our paragliding take-off spot was scary, but once we jumped off the side of the mountain, with our parachute above and Mendoza below, it was peaceful and beautiful. Read the … Continued

Flying through the Andes in Mendoza

Jumping off a cliff at the base of the Andes Mountains is a bit risky. With that being said, It would’ve made me feel better if we hadn’t been picked up to do so in a beat-up, rusted-red, Chevy Neon. Maybe it was the broken windshield or the stalling at red lights but something doesn’t … Continued

Buenos Aires to Mendoza sin Vomiting

The guy sitting next to me was about to blow chunks right before take off. He was a first time flyer and his two buddies across the aisle wouldn’t let it down. Don’t get me wrong, I love it when close friends fake dry-heving to get someone else to vomit but just not when the … Continued

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