The airline informed us that our flights to and from Mendoza, Argentina would be diverted to San Juan’s airport – over 2 hours drive away. We couldn’t believe it, but a quick search confirmed that the Mendoza airport would be closed for 3 months (Sept – Dec 2016) for resurfacing. How would we get from San Juan to Mendoza? The best option: a bus.
After two lovely weeks in Mendoza, it was time to get back on the bus to San Juan’s airport to catch our flight to Buenos Aires. We settled into our bus seats with lots to read, but a few glances out the window inspired us to put aside the Kindle and the iPad and pick our cameras up.
Trapped on a bus for two hours with digital cameras allowed us both time and freedom to play with subject matter and camera settings. The scenery was pleasant, but not breathtaking. No matter. Our challenge was to create images of the countryside that will put the viewer on that bus with us, racing down the highway from Mendoza to San Juan.