The Andes · June 02, 2008

We went into the Andes mountains for a day. It was a great trip - we went from Fall weather to complete snow in about 3 hours.

The Andes from a winery in Mendoza
Argentina is self sufficient in oil production
Andes view from the bus
A resivoir at the foot of the Andes provides most of the water and electricity for Mendoza
River from the mountains to the reservoir
People have weekend and summer cabins along the river
view up the mountain road
Sun coming up over the mountain
A ski village - the season is just starting (in June)
Sharon at the base of the mountain
Hot Springs resort used until the 1930īs era avalanche
Sharon bought a nice hat in Mendoza
More views out the bus window
Clouds and fog are common