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Enchanting...

Bariloche is a wonderful city, located in a wonderful place... I haven´t met anyone so far that had visited Bariloche and got disappointed. It does not matter what kind of trip you want to make..if it is backpacking, or if it is a luxurious, expensive trip... they can please everyone...all kinds of tastes.

Besides, you´ll hardly get bored...you can do trekking, rafting, fishing, go skiing...and if you feel tired, you can pick a day to eat...hehehe....to stroll around the city, getting into the amazing chocolate stores... And at night, there are discos, pubs etc... if you are tired of civilization, you can also walk along the lake Nahuel at night....
It´s a place for young people, older people, students, families, those who want parties and those who want nature. In other words, it´s a place for everyone. =)

Bariloche is known in South America, as a place for eating chocolate, skiing and meeting lots of students...at lots of brazilians, mainly from the south of the country (like me). And it is true... they receive people from all countries, but it is hard to walk by the lake, and not hear someone speaking in portuguese...
If you ask any brazilian where he or she has first seen snow (if they have already..), you can expect "Bariloche" as an answer... =D

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Amazing landscapes, amazing people
  • Cons:The city is growing fast....=(
  • In a nutshell:A great place to spend the vacations....
  • Last visit to San Carlos de Bariloche: Nov 2003
  • Intro Updated Dec 8, 2003
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  • GentleSpirit's Profile Photo
    Sep 28, 2012 at 2:55 AM

    Ligia, gorgeous pictures of one of the most beautiful places on earth!

  • 850prc's Profile Photo
    Apr 3, 2009 at 4:40 PM

    Beautiful place, Ligia. Bariloche reminds me, in some ways, of Iceland.... a place where it is impossible to take a bad photo. Greetings from Florida.

  • kenHuocj's Profile Photo
    May 14, 2008 at 3:44 AM

    amazing scenery, reminds me of my Cederberg visit, but they we're part of the same Gondwanaland ;-)))

  • Jim_Eliason's Profile Photo
    Nov 15, 2006 at 4:43 PM

    great tips!

  • aussiedoug's Profile Photo
    Aug 29, 2004 at 5:22 AM

    I have just found a new place to add to my wish list. All those beautiful views plus chocolate as well. Many thanks for showing this place to me. I do hope I get to visit it one day.

  • Jun 23, 2004 at 5:51 AM

    You should be lucky to live in such a beautiful area.

  • BerniShand's Profile Photo
    Feb 11, 2004 at 11:37 AM

    fabulous pictures, the scenery is breathtaking, thank you

  • mtncorg's Profile Photo
    Feb 5, 2004 at 4:12 PM

    Grand pictures of a beautiful area. Very nice indeed from atop Catedral and Companario!

  • johnsakura's Profile Photo
    Jan 15, 2004 at 5:29 AM

    this is a wonderful place that I wish i can visit some day. very nice tips and photos. joao

  • Waalewiener's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2004 at 4:46 PM

    Wow Ligia I have been looking at your pages ,and I can't stop looking , your pictures are fantastic , so clear and so beutiful, Argentina & San Carlos looks so beautiful ,you are doing a great job Ligia.

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