- En el Pais de No Me AcuerdoThe Official Story [La Historia Official] (1986)
Oscar: Best Foreign Film 1986
[sub]For anyone who wants to understand the struggle and complicity of the Argentinean people during the Golpe de Estado (1976-1 Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 3, 2013
- Bloody Murder - Golpe de Estado"La Guerra Sucia" (or the Dirty War) is not the right term for what happened in Argentina during the 70s and 80s. A War implies a fight between two opposing sides, what occurred was a massacre - State Sponsored Terrorism. Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 3, 2013
- Como Covertir su Hijo en un Machista Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 3, 2013
- Pass the SaltThere's a lot of controversy surrounding Bloomberg and his decision to limit the sale of oversized soda containers, but Argentina has passed a law that is even more controversial and progressive than New York City.
[img=http://mbonillo.xavierre.com/exe Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 3, 2013
- Mi Matute (Empanadas & Pizza)Everyday. Without Fail. Around 5/5:30 if you walk by the local Empanada place by our house you'll always find one of our house-mates sitting under the stripped red awning of Mi Matute. It's the local hang-out spot. And look who Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 3, 2013
- The Marriage QuestionSince July 15 2010, same-sex marriage has been legalized in Argentina (including full rights to adoption and visitation). And while I remember the euphoria at reading about this in the newspapers almost three years ago, its interesting to revisit the Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 3, 2013
- Buenos AiresHow absolutely fabulous was our trip to Buenos AIres. I would have been happy to have just gone and met Julio and Regina and Mara, but boy was it magnificent. I hit the jackpot with deciding the stay in Palermo, Posted by sophhear in Viva the pirate child | Apr 3, 2013
- "El Pueblo Unido Jamas Sera Vencido" (The Village United)
There's a growing movement here in Latin America that is sprung up in direct retaliation to the neoliberal policies of the World Bank during the 80s and 90s, the cold war agression from the United States, Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 2, 2013
- Dionysian Revelry: Drinking and Drumming
Every Monday at 7pm the Kotex Center hosts La Bomba del Tiempo. Its in a urban rundown neighborhood in Palermo with bright fluorescent lights advertising the Kotex Center, vendors selling ChoriPan, and drunk Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 2, 2013
- Rayuela (Hopscotch)For Argentina I brought a battered copy of Hopscotch (Rayuela) by Julio Cortazar. I tried reading it when I was younger, but got lost in the intoxicating wordplay and literary references. Now that I'm older, I've grown to enjoy getting Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 2, 2013
- Climbing the Green StairsThere's a reason I haven't written in the last three weeks - and a lot of it has to do with our homestay family.
Hands down, we have one of the best set-ups in a bustling vibrant city like Buenos Aires. Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Apr 2, 2013
- Struggles BloggingIt's hard to keep updating a blog when the city keeps calling you back..
There's so much happening in Buenos Aires, this city is so full of life.
I'll try to catch everyone up on my rural visit.
[img=http://www.orangesmile.com/common/img_final_larg Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | Mar 30, 2013
- Don’t cry for me Argentina...
Now while I usually don’t go back to a city twice in one trip, I made an exception for Buenos Aires. Repeating many of the sights I had seen the first time around, I may have enjoy Posted by jessho in Tour de America del Sur | Mar 28, 2013
- Buenos Aries to Mendoza Ok before we start, we remembered a few more bits that we left out about BA, firstly was the Sunday antique markets in San Thelmo district, there was live music and tango dancing in the streets.stalls everywhere Aud was in Posted by Audleetravels in Audleetravels | Mar 27, 2013
- Wine TastingAfter a full day of travel followed by several days of rest to zap the second cold of my trip (travelling isn't all glamorous), ventured out to a wine and olive oil tasting today.
Water to the vineyards comes from the Posted by BETHAU in Argentina/Antarctica 2013 | Mar 26, 2013
- Patagonian Face-off
After tackling Chilean Patagonia and falling in love, we decided to give the Argentinian Patagonia a chance to compete.
First up, the Argy’s have a particularly massive glacier named Posted by ladiesofleisure in A year or so of Misadventure and fun | Mar 26, 2013
- Flashback: last week in Argentina
The Iguazú falls are truly one of the (many) wonders of the world. Situated on the border between Argentina and Brazil, the falls stretch for over a mile and make up the world's largest (in width) waterfall. I just can't Posted by Irmelin in There and Back Again | Mar 24, 2013
- Finally Made It!271 days, 31 weeks, 7 months give or take money!
Writing the first week in heinsight as we have both been recouping from illness so wasn't up to blogging, but we still did a lot.....
Day 1- London. Monday 4.3.13
271 days, 31 Posted by Ford and Bates in Helen and Laurence South America | Mar 21, 2013
- Buenos Aires (it's the final countdown...)It's here. The moment we've been dreading. Yep, that's right. The last few days of our trip. I feel like I need to do some kind of summary post, if only to detail Marcus' spectacular hair growth in full glory, Posted by teamgb in Round the world | Mar 20, 2013
- Scenery, steak and seriously tasty wines.I realise that i got a bit excited about Patagonia but there is much more to Argentina than just the amazing south. In fact Argentina is massive, it would takes months to see all the major sites and unfortunately Posted by ofenelon in Dodging Mosquitos | Mar 20, 2013
- Happily Ever After - Buenos Aires, ArgentinaThis is the hardest entry I've had to write. Buenos Aires is the last stop on our 6-month adventure and both of us are filled with a mix of emotions. One on hand, we're sad to be ending such an Posted by onerufflife in Mike and Meagan's Travel Blog | Mar 18, 2013
- Buenos Aires, Argentina / Colonia, Uruguay So we finally arrived in Buenos Aries (24 hours on the bus)...which on this occasion seemed much longer as we had the misfortune to be sitting behind two very annoying shall we say 'gypsies' who we nicknamed A.D.D. boy & Posted by Audleetravels in Audleetravels | Mar 18, 2013
- De eenzame roep van Patagonia...Toen ik drie jaar geleden Argentinië bezocht, had ik ervoor gekozen om het noorden van het land te bezoeken. Iedereen is het erover eens dat de provincies er meer authentiek, inheems en kleurrijk zijn dan in de rest van het Posted by saar30s in A flapper's journey | Mar 18, 2013
- Patagonia, Argentina side===El Chalten===
A tiny town known only for its trekking and famous views of Mount Fitzoy mountain range, El Chalten becomes quite deserted once the weather turns cold. We again lucke Posted by jessho in Tour de America del Sur | Mar 16, 2013
- Lakes District: Argentina
Famous as a ski resort town during the cold winter months, the European-style town of Bariloche is a great bridge between the capital of Buenos Aires and Patagonia for all types of trave Posted by jessho in Tour de America del Sur | Mar 16, 2013