Travel Blogs from Mar del Plata, Argentina

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Nobody on the road...nobody on the beach, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Nobody on the road...nobody on the beach

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... huge fiberglass dairy cow sculptures, and even an occasional John Deere billboard alongside the highway! In the summer, Mar del Plata is a bustling town filled with tourists attracted to the beaches. Unfortunately for us, being the southern hemisphere, ...

Beach Pub Crawls, Becoming Zeno and Being Taj, Mar Del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Beach Pub Crawls, Becoming Zeno and Being Taj

A travel blog entry by catters

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Some funny times but its a busy time as I try and jam more and more places in before I need to start to think about going home... Will try and set aside a writing session in the next few ...

Seaside, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Seaside

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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forgive the lack of capitals, the shift key is only working sporadically........ Arrived in Mar del Plata yesterday after a 6 hour bus ride through the pampas. Very flat scenery, and the only exciting thing that happened on the journey was the bus ...

Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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Viedma, Necochea and Mar del Plata, Viedma, Necochea and Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Viedma, Necochea and Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by marc-patty

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... service. We spend a day in Necochea, walking around the park and strolling along the beach before arriving in Argentina's flashiest beach resort, Mar del Plata, on Xmas Eve. Xmas Eve in Mar del Plata After some last minute Xmas shopping, we get back ...

Bowels in Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires/Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Bowels in Buenos Aires

A travel blog entry by roel_e

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... couldnīt stop laughing. From the bright lights of Buenos Aires we moved on to Argentinaīs answer to the Costa del Sol: Mar del Plata, an enormous resort on the Atlantic coast where we were greeted by heaving masses of bronzing bodies on the ...

Arrival in Latin America & intro to Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Arrival in Latin America & intro to Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by magmagdalena

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... the summertime, which happens to be in January and February, we are looking forward to both the summer and the movement.  Mar del Plata outnumbers Buenos Aires in the hotel rooms by 4,000, however the tourists who visit here are in 95% Argentines. ...

How will we get out of here...., Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

How will we get out of here....

A travel blog entry by worping09

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After spending 14 crazy nights in BA we decided some beach time was necessary and thought Mar Del Plata 400km south of Buenas Aires would be the perfect stop. Mar Del Plata is the most popular of the Argentine beach destinations. It is mostly middle class ...

Mar Del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar Del Plata

A travel blog entry by m_d

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... skills and got them up to try teach them, after she exhausted the hop 2,3s she started throwing in some line dancing moves which the Argentinaians done there best to copy. On friday we left Mar Del Plata at 7.30 on a 19 hour bus trip to go to ...

A (very) short trip to the seaside, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

A (very) short trip to the seaside

A travel blog entry by witek

Went to visit some of Naila's friends, but ended up having to go back to BA early to catch the Peace ...

Is this thing on? ;), Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Is this thing on? ;)

A travel blog entry by amykomorowski

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... ; I have just been lazy...  So now I am catching up on entries all the way back to about 2 months ago!  I went to Mar Del Plata to hang out on the beach for the weekend.  I am attaching some pictures.  It was so nice to have a ...

Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by schnaefu

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After a 16 hours (terrible) bus ride, I finally arrived in Mar del Plata - de Cote d'Azur of Argentina. All the people from BsAs spend their weekend here. It was BOILING hot when I got here - 31 degrees!! Impossible to stay in the sun longer than 5 min - ...

Another beach resort, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Another beach resort

A travel blog entry by tonyandsara_rtw

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A short 2-hour bus ride took us to our next destination, Mar del Plata.  T managed to rip open the back of his hand getting the luggage out of the bus boot, which was a nice introduction to the place.  But, unphased, we had an easy time spending ...

Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by howardino

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... 'd be stuck in the second most dodgy area of town with all our bags. Fortunately our information was correct and we got to Mar del Plata at 9am. We might have been in bloody Brighton, as it was pouring and damn cold, with thousands of tacky souvenier ...

well that was different, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

well that was different

A travel blog entry by cmj

I took a detour on my way to Buenos Aires through Mar del Plata to meet my friend Markus who I met in Malargüe. We rode together for three days at Las Leņas and he graciously invited me to crash with him for the weekend before I head home. Markus is ...

"It's so nice to have a fridge with food" -James

A travel blog entry by andersontravel

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We took a "vacation from our vacation" in Mar del Plata, a beach-side city on the east coast of Argentina, about 5 and a half hours south of Buenos Aires. Thanks to James' very generous parents, we had a week to enjoy a 1-bedroom apartment as part of a ...

A holiday retreat for the rich folk from BA, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

A holiday retreat for the rich folk from BA

A travel blog entry by muzz_travelling

Hola from Mar del Plata - 6 hours South of Buenos Aires. Mar del Plata is a Weekend / Holiday retreat for Porteņos (people from Buenos Aires). It's loaded with great beaches and some fantastic restaurants, a huge green leafy plaza and one of the nicest, ...

Mar Del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar Del Plata

A travel blog entry by delynchster

Arrived in the pissings of rain. The town didnīt look like much and the prospect of spending a week there when rain was forecast for at least the next 4 days was intolerable. First thing we did was to change our dates for travel to the day after ...

The (so cold) beach in Argentina, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

The (so cold) beach in Argentina

A travel blog entry by pamericas

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Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by darrenlotta

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Mar del Plata and the Atlantic Ocean, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar del Plata and the Atlantic Ocean

A travel blog entry by krisandmarilyn

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Saturday morning we checked out of our apartment and hopped on a bus headed for Mar del Plata, a large coastal city very popular during the summer months. The bus ride lasted about 5 hours and was quite comfortable as we ended up with "cama" seats which ...

Mar Del Plata, Mar Del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar Del Plata

A travel blog entry by curtisejtaylor

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Mar Del Plata was a crazy time. We only spent 2 days there, both nights became out of hand. We nearly missed our bus as we didnt wake up until 15 minutes before it left. Luckily our hotel was right across the street from the bus depot. We made it. The ...

1st day in Argentina, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

1st day in Argentina

A travel blog entry by tjanus

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... food in garbage bins. Montevideo is much better in this respect but also much smaller and not as impressive as the capital of Argentina. Monbtevideo as well as the whole Uruguay seems to be much quiter, more European and also pretty much without a clearly ...

Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by benguigue

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... ! Ahah, je m'eclate bien en lisant les nouvelles et en voyant les tonnes de mails relatant les conditions meteos de France... Mar del Plata est bien sympa, m'y accueille Carolina et ses parents. Une famille un peu baba cool comme on en trouve bcp en ...

Once upon a time in Mar del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Once upon a time in Mar del Plata

A travel blog entry by fester_mower

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... ” We went on an overnight bus (6 hours and roughly 300 pesos/U$D70/Ģ45 for a return trip from Buenos Aires to Mar del Plata...unusually for Argentinian inter-city bus travel, we didn’t get food or drink on these bus trips, so remember to take ...

Beach time, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Beach time

A travel blog entry by katbromhall

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... beach gets so crowded you can hardly move!  Luckily it's not anywhere near as busy as this in spring. Our stay in Mar del Plata started somewhat badly, with the bus station having moved from where it was in our guide books (2007 = out of date!) and ...

Mar del Plata - Spanish for frigging freezing, Mar Del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Mar del Plata - Spanish for frigging freezing

A travel blog entry by nikieandjames

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Mar del Plata - what a nice idea it will be to have a break from the city and head down to the beach for a few days of sun before heading up into Bolivia. This was the thought we had whilst planning the trip. It sounds very sensible and smart. We did not ...

El Super Clasico, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

El Super Clasico

A travel blog entry by samandtom

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... the nightlife, which, if other Argentinian nights out were anything to go by would keep us busy well into Sunday morning, unfortunately Mar del Plata was the first town we had come across in Argentina that actually had a closing time, so by 3am we were ...

Costa Del Plata, Mar del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Costa Del Plata

A travel blog entry by alexandlucy

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Here we are in Argentinaīs version of Costa Del Sol. The weather is boiling with temperatures of about 35 degrees. We have spent our days chilling on the jam packed beach and our nights drinking lovely Argentinian wine at 80p a bottle. Not much to do ...

Blackpool in Argentina?, Mar Del Plata, Argentina travel blog

Blackpool in Argentina?

A travel blog entry by harrisonhines

Another 7 hours on a bus at the crack of dawn got us to Mar del Plata. The town is supposed to be haven for porteņos looking to get away from the big smoke, so we didn't have very high expectations. We walked along the coast for a bit with the idea ...

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