Saturday, December 16, 2017

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Mind the gap - the passage over the Andes

Out and About, Wine & Adenture
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By Wine Republic

The government has announced huge new investments in Argentina’s ailing rail network. Charlie Foley reminisces about one of South America’s most impressive engineering projects – the Transandine Railway across the Andes.

Possibly the most astonishing train journey in the world would have been the crossing from Buenos Aires to Valparaiso in Chile. The landscape is spectacular, the rolling pampas land turning into the lush verdure of Mendoza; where the colossal Andes rise up next to the fields of vines like a slumbering giant.

The greatest of shames then that this journey is...[Read More]

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