Archive | April, 2009

Beunos Aires Pt1

Having spent over a week in Buenos Aires it’s about time we uploaded some photos. So far we have visited the Japanese Garden (full of fish), the Botanical Garden (full of cats), Recoleta Cometary, taken a walk downtown and around the docks, watched Tango at San Telmo. We have also been enjoying having our own […]

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Iguazu Falls

Our 6 hour bus ride from Posadas didn’t treat us to any cockroaches, but we were lucky enough to watch 3 Jean Claude Van Damn films in a row…. in Spanish! The falls were amazing. We spent 2 days viewing them from both the Argentinian side (loads of angles and close ups) and the Brazilian […]

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Posadas and plans

Since i last updated the blog we have been sat on different buses for over 28 hours! Cafayate -> Salta (4 hours) Salta -> Resistencia (12.5 hours) Resistencia -> Posadas (5.5 hours) Posadas -> Puerto Isguazu (6 hours) All the buses have been great apart from the 12 and a half hour cockroach infested pleasentry […]

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Cafayate

In total we spent 6 days/5 nights in Cafayate, a small town about 4 hours south of Salta. We took a tour through the Cafayate gorge, seeing ghost towns, amazing landscapes and some great rock formations (the iguana, the frog and the titanic). Cafayate is famous for it’s wine, and the Torrentes grape in particular […]

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Finca Los Los

Last week we spent a couple of days at Finca Los Los. An amazing farm/ranch in the North Argentinian countryside. The spent a great couple of days relaxing by the pool, horse riding and fishing for our lunch with a gaucho (cowboy).

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Salta

Very quick update… After our 12 hour bus ride form Chile to Argentina we spent a few days in the very relaxing city of Salta. We visited a few churches and museums and spent some time with a very nice couple from Canada. Here are the photos…

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Quick Update – Argentina

Just a quick update to let you know we arrived safely in Argentina. We spent the last few days in the lovely city of Salta and are now at Finca Los Los (a ranch). Tomorrow we leave for Cafayate where we will be staying for 5 days. Photos of Salta to follow shortly.

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San Pedro de Atacama

After the tough but amazing trip to the Salar de Uynui, we have spent a very relaxing week in San Pedro de Atacama (Chile). The temperature has averaged 25 degrees during the day, and we have only seen one cloud on the whole visit! We spent alot of time just relaxing by our accommodation, but […]

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