Category Archives: Argentina

Adventures from the land of the tango, gauchos and much much more…

My return to the “Paris of South America”

My first experience in South America in March 2010, was two days in Buenos Aires. It was a daunting experience thanks to my lack of spanish and the fact that most of the time I was wondering to myself why … Continue reading

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Wonders of the world – both modern and natural

So the champagne has been drunk, the fireworks have finally died down and 2011 begins properly…well not just yet for me… I managed to delay the return to reality by an extra week which is a good thing since it took … Continue reading

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Yerba Mate – a tea with a difference

When you think of a country, often one of the first things you associate with that place and culture is some form of food or drink. Belgium – beer, France – fine red wine or champagne, China – green tea, … Continue reading

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A very fortuitous dinner in Buenos Aires

So I am taking you back a bit to 21 March and my plane has just touched down in Buenos Aires (BA). I am in Argentina and I can hardly believe this trip has finally begun. It all kind of … Continue reading

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Mountains, mountains and more mountains

The beauty about traveling with no read schedule or deadline is that you can be extremely flexible and when you find a place you love you can stay longer than expected. This is exactly what happened to Guy and I … Continue reading

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The Road Less Travelled

Some of you may have heard of the poem “The Road Not Taken” by Robert Frost. I first read it when I was given a copy at a summer camp in New Jersey, USA in 2001 where I was a … Continue reading

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“El fin del mundo”

Not even 48 hours after getting back to Santiago from the Atacama Desert I was packing my bags for the entirely other end of the country. Through a mutual friend in Buenos Aires I was put in contact with someone … Continue reading

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