The city of Mendoza in Argentina is known, among other things, for its history, including the heroic deeds of General San Martín, its Malbec wines and neatness.
Located at the foothills of the Andes Mountain Range, it is considered as one of the most beautiful cities in Argentina.
Globe trotter Juan Parodi, who works for a major world cargo airline, visited family in Mendoza for a wedding recently, and during one of their outings, enjoyed a traditional parrillada (Argentine barbecue). After five days of such barbecues, Parodi said he had had enough beef and and chicken, and welcomed the fish that came with la Semana Santa (Holy Week before Easter).
Here are some photos from the city of Mendoza, as well as the barbecue Parodi and his family enjoyed.
Pismo Beach, California is located about three hours north of Los Angeles. While many drive through this coastal city on their way to other locations, it is certainly worth a visit, as attested to by photographers Anne and George Willis, who took these photos during a recent stay there.