Bandits Lagoons Beautiful

Mendocino General Alvear Department is part, along with San Rafael and Malargue, of the so-called southern tourist area of the province. Desert beauty contrasts with the snowy landscapes that captivates visitors from all over the world to spend, each year, a holiday in Mendoza. But with its unusual and distinct charm, General Alvear seduces and catches also. The distribution of their ancient populations is living testimony of the will of the man’s face and overcome the desert. Birthplace of the largest in the province, General Alvear livestock shelters some of the oldest buildings in the region. The Atuel River marks their passage through the zone, here become a course of freshwater and manso. Lots of Lakes alternate with the desert landscape, giving away huge and serene beauty landscapes where the fauna and flora, grateful for the blessing of the water, burst into colors and rumors.

The small hamlets induce in Alvear to enter into another dimension of time, very different from the frenzy of big cities. Here, life is slowly, taste with the simplicity and sobriety dictated by the austere landscape of the desert. It is worth find the cool gloom of the oldest bars to recreate with stories and anecdotes of their settlers. Or simply enjoy the pleasure of touring, slowly and without trouble, every corner of these oases of calm, so full of stories. General Alvear came to an end the adventures of the legendary Bandito Juan Bautista Humanos, Robin Hood of the pampas. Revered and protected by the most humble, the product of their robberies, tirelessly pursued by the police for more than 10 years, slippery like few others, he shared with them Humanos fell down finally in General Alvear on September 14, 1941. There stands his grave, to which every year countless pilgrims that evoke their generosity and protection come. Even today, in the bars in the area, locals are willing to recount the exploits of the mythical character.

Some, including, will claim his grandparents protected it in any of its permanent fleeing justice. And the romantic figure of this hero at the margin of the law will be present, for a moment, in one of those moments out of time offered by the magic of General Alvear. For those who believe that the holidays in Mendoza were snow, and nothing more. Original author and source of the article.


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