Category Archives: Argentina

Argentina’s Iguazu Falls

The first thing we noticed about the small town of Puerto Iquazu when we climbed out of the air-conditioned bus is that it’s hot! Really hot! You immediately feel as if the air is a thick, warm blanket around you. … Continue reading

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3 nights in Buenos Aires

We are usually not big fans of big cities but Buenos Aires was a pleasant surprise. It has so many beautiful buildings, parks with huge trees and plazas with green grass. The many purple Jakaranda trees along the roads reminded … Continue reading

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From Glaciers to Whales to Buzzing Buenos Aires

After returning our wet and muddy, hired gear of the glacier trek, we ate a hamburguesa at a cute, local bar in El Calafate center. We noticed a Nelson Mandela quote written on a Amarula board on the wall…. “La … Continue reading

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Experiencing the Perito Moreno Glacier

The site and sound of the white giant is absolutely incredible! The famous Perito Moreno glacier is almost impossible to describe and one just tends to stare at it in awe of the wonderful beauty of nature. As you might … Continue reading

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Arrived in El Calafate

We are the most South now than we have ever been on this planet! We arrived in El Calafate today and our “Big Ice” glacier tour is tomorrow. Very excited! We hired a “snow kit” for tomorrow which includes hiking … Continue reading

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Bariloche to El Calafate on Route 40

“That went up like a scuba-diver’s fart.” If anyone knows the meaning of this expression or when one would use it, please let me know. We ate supper together with other travelers at our hostel in Bariloche every night and … Continue reading

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San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

Bariloche is even more beautiful than what people were telling us it will be. It’s Spring here now so we can’t ski, but it’s still “muchos frio.”(very cold) The town has a real ‘European ski-resort village’ feel to it with … Continue reading

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