Argentina Ski Season Begins With Fresh Powder And Optimism

Patrick Archer lifestyle, tourism

Argentina ski season is officially underway, and the fact that fresh powder is currently falling at all of the major resorts is stoking the enthusiasm of skiers and snowboarders both here and abroad. This year’s snow showers are a welcome change and stark visual contrast from last year’s ash blanket courtesy of Pueyhue, the Chilean volcano that forced flight cancellations, ruined …

Under Clear Skies, LAN, Aerolineas Resume Daily Flights to Bariloche Today

Patrick Archer tourism

The New Year is getting off to a good start for the region of Argentina that probably deserves it the most. After a dismal 2011 tourist season caused by the ash clouds from a Chilean volcano, the major carriers are all set to resume daily flights to Bariloche today. La Nacion reports that Aerolineas, Austral and LAN will resume flights …

Winter Forecast Worsens For Bariloche & Villa La Angostura

Patrick Archer tourism

The ashes are not falling like they were the last two weeks, but the economic impact of the Puyehue eruption is already beginning to be felt in Bariloche and Villa La Angostura. The day after the eruption, Bariloche tourism officials closed the local airport with hopes of restoring service on Tuesday, June 21. Now Clarin’s Mariana Garcia says that date …