Archive for the ‘Argentina’ Category

Swallowed by the Devil: Iguazu Falls, Argentina

Swallowed by the Devil: Iguazu Falls, Argentina
Deciding to endure a 20-hour bus ride is not a decision to be taken lightly, unless of course you’ve experienced the luxury of traveling by cama bus in Argentina. A cama suite is a full-leather recliner chair that reclines to a completely flat position, allowing you to sleep on the bus as you would...
March 15th, 2010 | Argentina, Feature, Travelogue | Read More

The Great (Urban) Outdoors: Argentina’s cities

The Great (Urban) Outdoors: Argentina’s cities
Arriving in Northern Chile after two weeks in Bolivia — the last few days of which were spent in a high altitude and desolate desert — was like arriving in an figurative oasis (figurative, because northern Chile is desert as well): well-paved roads with clear signage and emergency runaway...
March 15th, 2010 | Argentina, Feature, Travelogue | Read More

Fall in love with Tango

Fall in love with Tango
As if Argentina had not already shown-off enough personality to make us fall permanently in love (wine, futbol, outdoor cafes…need we say more?), we both became even more enamored after a day of taking in yet another national passion: tango is so hot right now! We started off in the barrio of La...
March 9th, 2010 | Argentina, Feature, Travelogue | Read More

Ole! Football is life in Argentina

Ole! Football is life in Argentina
Before arriving in South America and experiencing the madness first hand, we thought the cliché that futbol (soccer, people!) courses through the very veins and blood of South Americans was nothing more than that: a cliché. As Canadians, surely the South Americans had nothing on us and our passion...
March 7th, 2010 | Argentina, Feature, Travelogue | Read More

Learning to Taste: The Vines of Mendoza

Learning to Taste: The Vines of Mendoza
We arrived in Mendoza, Argentina, just as I finished a course of antibiotics (no thanks to you, Bolivia); after an entire week in Argentina, I was finally ready to sample the country’s most famous export: wine. We spent the first day wandering about the tree-lined streets of Mendoza, its lovely...
March 3rd, 2010 | Argentina, Feature, Travelogue | Read More
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