Category Archives: Argentina

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Things you should know about Argentina*

Argentina is not so very different from South Africa. There is definitely more of an outside culture, people spend time in parks and walk where they want to go. Public transport is well organised and […]

 

30 January 2014 – A Bus Ride through the Andes*

I wake up feeling like death! Something is very wrong.. I take a few sips of water and immediately my body decides that an exit strategy for the h2o is needed. This is not good […]

 

21st to 28th Jan ’14 – Much needed R & R*

  We spend a lovely seven days at the country home of Alex, just outside the town of La Falda. It is a small town that gets overrun by Argentinian vacation goers during the summer […]

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16th – 20th January 2014 – Saying Goodbye Again*

  Thursday comes and we say sad goodbyes to Ramiro and Lorenzo as we pack our bags in the car and Azul drives us to the city. We are going to stay with her mom, […]

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2nd to 15th Jan ’14 – Family Life in Del Viso, Buenos Aires, Argentina

We pack up..again. We have become experts at packing. The rain is pouring down today after a crazy thunder storm during the night that left some of our belongings wet thanks to a roof leak, […]

 

1 January ’14 – Happy New Year!*

9:30am Uuugh – woke up with a red wine hangover- actually I might still be a little drunk.   We go down for breakfast and I am instantly irritated by all the people, I’m overheating […]

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31 Dec ’13 – A Blue Market Deal & A Walk to Remember

New Year’s Eve   Today we decide to walk the city..a little bit of it anyway, as Bs As is a beautiful giant. But first we have to exchange our US dollars for some pesos […]

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30th Dec ’14 – Hola Argentina! (again..)

Our first Ferry Ride!*   Our ferry ride is today! I’m excited like a child going on a merry-go-round for the first time..it’s a bit weird I know..but I do like big boats. Couldn’t get […]

 

30 Nov ’13 – One night in a Hotel

A very surprising occurrence on Argentinian long haul buses is that you get food! Or at least something resembling food. For breakfast we had crackers and biscuits and of course something with dulce de leite […]

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28 Nov ’13 – Argentina’s side of the great Iguazu Falls

We read that you need an entire day to explore the Argentinian side of the falls, so we try our best to get out of the hostel as early as possible – which ends up […]

 

27 Nov ’13 – Just a sunny day in Puerto Iguazu

After a semi-decent night’s sleep on our rickety bed, we awake to a beautiful sun shining day. Our day was not very active. Went to the supermarket, always a fun activity, chilled out at the […]

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26 Nov ’13 – Our first taste of Argentina*

We arrive at our hostel, Timbo Pousada, in Puerto Iguazu, Argentina in good spirits after a short bus ride from Brazil. We had no problems at the border apart from having to wait a while […]