No campsites there so it was another roadside service station.
|Hot but shady Mendoza street|
|Ruca Malen brut with kale, brain & broccoli tempura|
Shortly after setting out, we found a delightful bodega called Ruca Malen which offered a rather expensive degustation lunch. What a feast we had. Delightfully thought out and presented food, accompanied by vegetables grown in their own garden, and wine from their own vineyard.
|Modern architecture in San Juan city|
|San Juan-Ullum Dam kayaking|
|San Juan-Ullum lake & Vdos|
|San Juan-Del Estero vineyard|
|La Ciénaga landscape|
|Desert road to Talampaya Park (UNESCO)|
Marg happened to get up early the next morning and have a shower before the Park warden came and closed them. Leigh wasn't so lucky so had to make do with a Vdos shower.
|Talampaya Park (UNESCO) canyon wall|
|Scenery-Talampaya to San Blas|
|Animals we shared the road with|
|Quilmes ruins, ca 850 AD|
Its mandatory to drive with lights on in both Argentina and Chile. We promised to get it fixed the next day.