Travel Blogs from Argentina

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Salta,  Argentina  Whoop!, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Salta, Argentina Whoop!

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... i to argentina and so far so good! We jumped on a 11 hour bus from Chile, hit up passport control and jumped into Argentina!  Managed to smugle in some sarnies of salami and cheese we had made (no animall products over the border)  but for ...

Perfect cure for Mendoza, Cordoba, Argentina travel blog

Perfect cure for Mendoza

A travel blog entry by aborder

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... long as I can, have one last long shower and leave my bag at the hotel. I have about 11 hours till my bus. Cordoba is Argentina's 2nd largest city. It is lively, vibrant and has 7 universities. Of course, I have turned up when the uni's are on holiday! ...

Bottom of the world (ish), Ushuaia, Argentina travel blog

Bottom of the world (ish)

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... to have a walk around a storm hit us. Freezing wind and rain pounded us for the whole hour or so we walked around Argentina’s most southerly piece of land. We were glad most of the tour was spent cowering in the very same spots the indigenous ...

Chocolate heaven with some pretty good views!, San Martin de los Andes, Argentina travel blog

Chocolate heaven with some pretty good views!

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... restaurant so for the first time in ags I didn┤t have to cook for myself and went out and had some really great food (Argentina is almost impossible for veggies unless you chance upon a veggie restaurant or live off pizza). The next day we had hoped to ...

28 Hours Later, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

28 Hours Later

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... about 5 dogs inside, but then two of them decided to have a fight and the loser ended up running out.  Only in Argentina... 7/12/2010 - Tuesday Walked to the bus station and back to book tickets for Mendoza.  Had a gigantic lasagne at El ...

Salta Loop Day 2, CachÝ, Argentina travel blog

Salta Loop Day 2

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... hostel we jumped back in the car and headed off. Today would be our first taste of Ruta 40. This road runs the whole length of Argentina at the foot of the Andes and is unpaved for most of the way. We will be driving about 2000km of it when we pick our ...

Recoleta - Cemetery City, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Recoleta - Cemetery City

A travel blog entry by florby

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... here. Entry was 40pesos pp, and we had a bottle of Chardonnay which cost 80. There were 3 comedians, of which 2 were foreign. Jokes were great, and I enjoyed my time there. We took the bus back later, saving much time and feet pain. Buenos Aires, ...

Bariloche to Parque Nacional Los Alerces, Parque Nacional Los Alerces, Argentina travel blog

Bariloche to Parque Nacional Los Alerces

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... the journey will be gravel because they are in the process of paving the whole road, but part of the ‘charm’ of travelling down Argentina is supposed to be the slow going of the gravely roads.  We made a bit of an error on the way down to ...

Boca - Colored tin houses, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Boca - Colored tin houses

A travel blog entry by florby

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... and took some photos (regret not having my camera with me). After that, we had to search for the bus terminal for bus 64 which would take us back to our hostel. Did grocery shopping near the hostel afterwards and rested for the day. Buenos Aires, ...

Buenos Aires, take two., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Buenos Aires, take two.

A travel blog entry by ameng

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The second time around in Buenos Aires was just as amazing as the first. This time we stayed in hostel Milhouse, a well known party hostel that had parties and other events on most nights. We ate at quite a few of the different steak restaurants again, ...

I've Found My People, Salta, Argentina travel blog

I've Found My People

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Salta Argentina is lovely - doesn't look like any part of South America that I have seen so far - westernized, European looking and completely lacking that 'south America' feel and colorful images. And.....popcorn and candy apples and my favorite ...

Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Buenos Aires

A travel blog entry by ameng

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(Update at 30/08/2011) I kinda got lazy after the first few days, and now finally I'm getting around to updating the rest of the trip... luckily I wrote down lots of notes in my pseudo-diary. 19/11/10 - Friday No sleep since 8pm 18/11/10, we visited San ...

Crossing borders, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Crossing borders

A travel blog entry by florby

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... up early for the wholesome breakfast prepared at Yagenhouse, before heading off to the bus terminal for our 7.30 bus for El Calafate, Argentina. Arrived at the border a little before 8 and the customs were still closed. It wasn't a long wait before the ...

Perito Moreno - Roars and ripples, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Perito Moreno - Roars and ripples

A travel blog entry by florby

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... into the water caused large turbulence in the water with a ripple effect. Spectacular indeed. Spent around 2 hours at the park before heading back. Well worth the trip to admire one of the greatest sights on earth. 2113 28 May 2013 El Calafate, ...

Journey to the end of the world....., Ushuaia, Argentina travel blog

Journey to the end of the world.....

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... Patagonia, who had the most helpful Argentinian tour guide that gave me loads of maps and tips, not just on Patagonia but the whole of Argentina, so I now have a good plan to work to for the next couple of months! Although most of the trip was on a bus we ...

A tranquil change of plans, San Antonio de Areco, Argentina travel blog

A tranquil change of plans

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... was closed for renovation) it is a gorgeous town to wander around, we stayed in an amazing place and had the best steak of Argentina so far.  Although we were disappointed that we won’t get to see the Iguazu Falls we were happy we got to spend ...

A short administrative detour, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

A short administrative detour

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... that we will no longer drive to Ushuaia because my Emergency Passport won’t allow us to go through Chile and back to Argentina without a visa.  Ironically this might actually turn out to be a better plan as it saves us money on the rental and ...

Salta Loop Day 3, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Salta Loop Day 3

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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The next morning before heading off we drove up to the lookout point over Cachi for some views of the valleys. We had to get going pretty early as we had to have the car back in Salta by 1 to avoid paying for another day. We were glad we'd decided to do ...

Cerro Fitzroy and Cerro Torre Trek, Parque Nacional los Glaciares (North), Argentina travel blog

Cerro Fitzroy and Cerro Torre Trek

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... a tradition! After speaking to my parents, brother, Kevin’s mum and opening cards that had miraculously made their way to Argentina Kevin gave me the best present ever – video messages from all my family and friends.  He had got them ...

An amazing end to an amazing trip, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

An amazing end to an amazing trip

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... mini city where the ‘streets’ are lined with massive mausoleums, statues and sarcophagi. Anyone who was anyone in Argentina is buried here, including Eva Peron, past presidents, military heroes (including the odd Irishman who helped in the war ...

Cheaper Than Jenny Craig, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Cheaper Than Jenny Craig

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Cheaper than Jenny Craig? So, two realities…..South America has made me very fat and to top it off, I am very unfit. I have lots and lots of excuses but I will give you just the top five. 1.       No fruits and ...

Flight to the Falls, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina travel blog

Flight to the Falls

A travel blog entry by florby

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... . Lots of Mosquitos here though. We figured out the costs for the next day, and proceeded to find a money changer. Thank god we could get a good 7.7 rate here. Looking forward to a good day at the falls tomorrow! Puerto Iguazu, Argentina 2216, 6 June ...

Trailer Trash, El Bolson, Argentina travel blog

Trailer Trash

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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... rice making for monotonous meal times; El Bolson offered so much more. Crossing over from Futaleufu in Chile, we arrived in Esquel, Argentina. Still 100 miles from El Bolson, we weren't home and hosed yet. Frustratingly, buses weren't running until the ...

Wales in Coastal Patagonia, Trelew, Argentina travel blog

Wales in Coastal Patagonia

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... and more importantly how to search for a venue! They are first language Welsh speakers and we got to hear them speaking Welsh to another Welsh person living in Gaiman whilst in a Welsh town in Argentina. We thought that was pretty ...

Salta Loop Day 1, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Salta Loop Day 1

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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We picked up our car earlyish and headed straight out of Salta. We decided to go to Cafayate first because there are quite a lot of things to stop at and see through the Quebrada de Cafayate and we knew we wouldn't have time to actually stop and look ...

Wildlife, Whales & Welsh(?) tea, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Wildlife, Whales & Welsh(?) tea

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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From San Martin de los Andes it was just a mere(!) 18 hour bus ride over to the Atlantic coast to get to Puerto Madryn, which is still counted as part of Patagonia.  The town itself isnt anything too spectacular, but it does have a nice long ...

Rainbows and butterflies, Iguazu Falls, Argentina travel blog

Rainbows and butterflies

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... stuff! The next day I took a bus accross the border into Brazil to go and see the other side of the falls, looking back into Argentina.  The crossing is really easy, as they are so used to the tourist buses going in and out every day, and to get ...

Ice,laughter & dulce de leche - the best medicine!, El Chalten / El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Ice,laughter & dulce de leche - the best medicine!

A travel blog entry by nadinehanlon

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... doc would have allowed that!  The trip was a tour of 3 of the glaciers in the national park, first going around Lake Argentina to Upsala glacier, then to another arm of the lake to Spegazzini glacier, and finally to the most famous out of the 3, ...

Jumping the Mountains, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Jumping the Mountains

A travel blog entry by arichardson

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... I will be returning to the US on August 6th, having changed my ticket. When SantiagŘinos hop on a bus and travel to Mendoza, Argentina, they do it for a variety of reasons. First and foremost, it's a heck of a lot cheaper there (especially for beef ...

Penguins, sea lions and kitty cats, Puerto Madryn, Argentina travel blog

Penguins, sea lions and kitty cats

A travel blog entry by beardandblonde

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Beard Guidebooks claim January is the 'wrong' time of the year to visit Puerto Madryn, as July-Sept sees whales visit and in mid-Feb orcas feast on sea lion pups. Despite this, we spent a couple of days there and we still saw a plethora of animals ...

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