- Steak, Vino and Empanadas!...With a Dash Through ChileWe arrived for a quick stay in San Pedro de Atacama from our Salt Flats tour. The town is firmly on the tourist radar and is a popular destination and stop off for those touring the salt flats compared to Posted by chellebelle in Nil Responsibilities 'Til 30 | Nov 13, 2015
- Breaking the iceSam
But we begin with another international bus ride, from Puerto Natales to Argentina's El Calafate. It had a couple of interesting points, including some nice scenery, like this,
Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Nov 11, 2015
- Mi Buenos AiresThings I like about the venues I’ve visited:-
o Several milongas per night
o Several venues within walking distance
o The relaxed, social atmosphere
o Lots of live music, something on somewhere most nights
o Having a table allocated for the evenin Posted by TangoBiker in Fabulous Fifty | Nov 10, 2015
- The end of the worldSam
The freezing wind welcomed us to Patagonia, a reminder that we'd come a fair way from the Galapagos. After a rest, we ran some errands in the beautiful town, surrounded by snow-capped mountains on one side and with the Beagle Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Nov 6, 2015
- Hola Buenos AiresWe’ve been here a week now and have visited seven milongas. All have been quite different, even the two in the same venue (but with different organisers). I am really enjoying walking to and from milongas. I am really, really Posted by TangoBiker in Fabulous Fifty | Nov 5, 2015
- From the tropics to the snowWhile the Macindoes have been gallivanting around Lima, we've been in and out of five airports, in three countries, over three days. Luckily, everything went smoothly enough, and we're now safely in cold Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world.
We Posted by samoline in Samoline 2015 | Nov 4, 2015
- Vamos ArgentinaIt is entirely possible that 50 is just too old to be spending 13 hours in cattle class on an aeroplane. Apart from the aches that set in the following day, the flight did go very smoothly. It seemed rather Posted by TangoBiker in Fabulous Fifty | Oct 31, 2015
- Argentina - The first of South AmericaBuenos Aires
South America here we come
After a great couple of months in Eastern Europe we were excited to begin the next part of our adventure in South Ame Posted by nathanruth in Backpacks, Buses and Beyond | Oct 6, 2015
- Argentina responds - Iguazu FallsToday we were heading to Argentina to view the Iguazu Falls from the other side. As a Spanish-speaking country, the Falls are known with an alternative spelling to that in Brazil. The falls are definitely worth seeing from both sides Posted by Nezabella in Our American and African Adventures | Aug 10, 2015
- Buenos Aires Grand SplendidTuesday was our last day in Buenos Aires. Too soon! I have absolutely no desire to leave and Gina feels the same. Good food, good friends, good fun...just because we four girls are coexisting in an apartment the size of Posted by Chloeah in HerakoTrip 2015 | Jul 14, 2015
- Do you mind if I maté?Monday morning saw us saying goodbye to the Marijanovic family way too soon. Frano gave us a quick tour of the family business first--he started his own company selling tires and accessories and performing some repair work--and both Margarita and Posted by Chloeah in HerakoTrip 2015 | Jul 12, 2015
- Don't cry for me, empanadas According to Gina, we are like the new baby at a family reunion, passed from person to person. It is starting to feel pretty accurate. But honestly, it's marvelous to be spoiled.
Sunday morning Marisa and her boyfriend Raul picked Posted by Chloeah in HerakoTrip 2015 | Jul 10, 2015
- Cow happiness in Buenos AiresGina, Agustina, Cece and I all got off to rather a slow start on Saturday. Personally, I was still emotionally drained from yesterday. So we lingered over breakfast--strong coffee, juice, croissants and a jar of dulce de leche (a milky Posted by Chloeah in HerakoTrip 2015 | Jul 7, 2015
- Iguazu FallsHaving already seen one of the worlds most spectacular waterfalls when I visited Niagara, I thought it would be rude not to pay a visit to Iguazu seeing as Val and I were in the area. So we made a Posted by Matt Cocken in Matt's Massive Holiday! | Jul 5, 2015
- The eyes of the poetEmotionally, I'm a used Kleenex. A wet rag, a deflated balloon that you find, wrinkled and sagging, behind the couch.
We went to Temperley today.
It is not so much a separate town as a suburb of Buenos Aires, as Posted by Chloeah in HerakoTrip 2015 | Jul 4, 2015
- Argentina, please Once again wee were up before the sun as we stuffed our bags into a taxi and headed for the bus station. Though we loved Bariloche and want to stay, we are tight for time and already have bus tickets Posted by Chloeah in HerakoTrip 2015 | Jul 4, 2015
- Hola, Bariloche!We spent Monday night at a hostel in Puerto Montt near the bus terminal, in preparation for the 8:15am bus to San Carlos de Bariloche the next morning. It is an eight hour bus ride on a comfortable double decker Posted by Chloeah in HerakoTrip 2015 | Jul 2, 2015
- Mendoza und SaltaEine bequeme Nachtbusfahrt brachte uns von Córdoba nach Mendoza, wo wir ein bisschen zu früh dran waren, um unser Zimmer zu beziehen. So erkundeten wir zuerst den Parque General San Martin, der uns allerdings zu solch früher Stunde noch nich Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | May 27, 2015
- Von Jesuiten und RevolutionärenNach unserem Dschungelabenteuer flogen wir (ja, wir werden faul ...) ins Landesinnere in die Universitätsstadt Córdoba. Dort erwartete uns erneut ein Hostel des Grauens, sodass wir am nächsten Tag in ein schmuckes kleines Hotel umzogen. Dort gefiel Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | May 22, 2015
- Dreiländereck mit KnuffelbärVon Buenos Aires stiegen wir bequem in den Flieger, denn der Flug nach Puerto Iguazú im Norden Argentiniens war in unserem LAN-Pass enthalten. Der Anflug war sehr speziell: Man sah nur Regenwald und noch mehr Regenwald und irgendwann, ganz kurz Posted by birdfish in Let's Summer! | May 20, 2015
- Buenos Aires[img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/747048/4C6802E30C8F9457FDA0CC675794D61D.jpg Posted by Dansta in Undercover Gringos | May 14, 2015
- Buenos AiresNach so viel Eis und Einöde war wieder Grossstadtleben angesagt: Wir erkundeten die Hauptstadt Buenos Aires!
Unser Lager hatten wir mitten im Stadtzentrum aufgeschlagen in einem - im Nachhinein betrachtet - äusserst dürftigen Hostel. Dieses war Posted by b.visser in Let's Summer! | May 10, 2015
- Von Geiern und GletschernDie folgende Karte vergegenwärtigt noch einmal den Weg von Punta Arenas bis nach Puerto Williams, den wir mit dem Schiff zurückgelegt hatten (blaue Strecke). Chilenisches Territorium ist gelb (Festland) und rosa (Inseln) eingefärbt, argentinisches grün.
Posted by birdfish in Let's Summer! | May 9, 2015
- Iguazu FallsIguazu Falls was one of the big ticket items on our trip. One of those things we knew we wanted to go and see even before we'd started reading our guide books. It didn't disappoint. In face it far outdid Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | May 7, 2015
- Ranch retreatOur next destination in Argentina was the Reserva Esteros del Ibera, a huge wetland reserve in the north east of the country. We would stay in a traditional estancia (ranch) in Colonia Pellegrini village on the banks of Laguna Ibera, Posted by BecsandSar in Becs and Sar go travelling | May 6, 2015