Tag: Mendoza

Mendoza to Santiago: Crossing the Cordillera into Chile

This would be the last big pass in this trip about 3200m high. I will be going over some passes further south but none of them above 1500m. Leaving Mendoza was straightforward I just had to head towards the mountain. The highway was pretty busy and after the turn off the road became narrow with …

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Salta to Mendoza: Some good road riding in Argentina

Long flat roads, good weather, good quality food and friendly folks all along – riding in Argentina felt like holiday riding except for the winds. What is life without some challenges anyway. Cafayate was out of the way but some diversions are allowed especially if it involved a climb, a 3000m pass. On leaving Salta, …

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