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Big Ice!!, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Big Ice!!

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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DOMINIQUE HERE: Day : 257 Temperature : 14 degrees Weather : Cloudy morning, sunny afternoon Wow! Wow! Wow! It's like a living, breathing monster which continually groans and creaks. Then, every so often, there are the most incredible loud, hollow, ...

Flight fun and finally Patagonia, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Flight fun and finally Patagonia

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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We arose early today for our first of two flights down south. We made our way to the airport and checked in easily and whizzed through the relatively light security to the pre-boarding area for our flight. We were dreaming of the mountains that awaited ...

Spontaneity might just work out..., Tilcara, Argentina travel blog

Spontaneity might just work out...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... of garlic, I reflected on the random turn of events that led to me hitchhiking across the Quebrada de Huamahuaca in Northern Argentina. This conversation, which took place on the streets of Salta late on Friday night, replayed in my mind: Random ...

Buenos Aires...Muy Bueno!!!, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Buenos Aires...Muy Bueno!!!

A travel blog entry by globedecker

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... 7000 miles from them, in most of our conversation we seemed to have the same concerns.  It seems that being thirtysomething in Argentina isn't too much different than in New Jersey.   So tonight we are back on a plane again for a long ride ...

La Boca is the least of your worries..., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

La Boca is the least of your worries...

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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... be fine. But no one ever tells you about the thing that's most likely to kill you in South America - the food in Argentina. It should, more appropriately, be called 'Argentinean food of the devil of the death straight from fucking hell'. Now, in ...

Yo soy de Boca seņor..., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Yo soy de Boca seņor...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... the most crazy local supporters for that matter)? Third and finally, what is a decent price for a ticket on the black market in Argentina? We spent our time talking to lots of guys, and not buying the first ones we found (like I usually do). And after a ...

Rainbows, Butterflies and Iguazu Falls = Happy Kim, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina travel blog

Rainbows, Butterflies and Iguazu Falls = Happy Kim

A travel blog entry by keithandkim

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... another interesting yet much less impressive draw of the town. Just to the north of our hotel is the 3 way junction of Argentina, Paraguay, and Brazil. The border is marked by two rivers intersecting, and from the lookout on the Argentinian side you can ...

Whoooeeeeee I  Made it Five Years!!!!!!!!!, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Whoooeeeeee I Made it Five Years!!!!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by everywhere

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Whooo hoooo I made it! Five years this weekend:  well five years a few weeks ago but that was just the opening chapter of the journey and it was so fast and furious and confusing that I hardly can remember much about those first few days in ...

Rehearsing my social skills, Miramar, Argentina travel blog

Rehearsing my social skills

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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I arrived in Miramar on Monday evening to find the tourist office closed, but fortunately, no dearth of cheap accommodation options on the seafront. I chose one mainly at random, that turned out to be bargain of the century, run by a fellow with a ...

Beauty, futbal and near death...  Brilliant., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Beauty, futbal and near death... Brilliant.

A travel blog entry by marktjhung

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There's something about a near-death crushing at an Argentinean football match. I'm not sure what it is. I can't quite put my finger on it. It's not just the pre pandemonium - the fact that, having attended so many crazy football games of football in ...

Mendoza and wine!, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza and wine!

A travel blog entry by thomaswguy

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... the effect is wide open inviting streets, lined with restaurant's and shops. One thing i want to say about our experience in Argentina so far is the fact that everything has a much more European feel about it... I guess it is because everything is ...

Glacier, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Glacier

A travel blog entry by ameng

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... Perth, at the bus stop, and it turned out they were on the same bus as us and also heading to El Calafate, back in Argentina. Apart from some really crazy winds that literally blew you away if you jumped off the ground, there really wasn't much to note on ...

Rocking in Mendoza & Puente del Inca's rocks, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Rocking in Mendoza & Puente del Inca's rocks

A travel blog entry by nickiemoore

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Rocking in Mendoza..... Mendoza and the busy Hostel Suites on Av Patricias Mendocinas was a real shock after the wilds and space of Patagonia and the warmth of the people there, but after a few days we were able to see beyond the hustle and grime and we ...

On the rocks, with ice., El Calafate and Perito Moreno Glacier, Argentina travel blog

On the rocks, with ice.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... fun to you, then go check out the Perito Moreno Glacier (a part of the Continental Icefield) in Los Glaciares National Park, Argentina. I have seen beautiful glaciers before, back in Norway, but nothing as big as this. It's just enormous. "The width ...

A holiday within a holiday., Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

A holiday within a holiday.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... climb into the Andes. The plan is to cross the Uspallata Pass, one of the main transportation routes between Chile and Argentina, close to where Aconcagua (6959m) is located. The highest mountain outside the Himalaya range. The gorgeous girl sitting next ...

Six months later ....., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Six months later .....

A travel blog entry by helene

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... Embassy has issued a warning to British visitors to keep a low profile during the summit. I'm more concerned about the Argentina versus England footy match on November 12th. I'm already practising my Scottish accent, and hoarding wine and olives for that ...

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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... going back to Buenos Aires at the end of our journey around South America, but we figured we'd like to see a bit more of Argentina than just the big city. Our bus ride took us through flat countryside dotted with farms and pastures. Actually, it was a ...

I was TOLD never..., Salta, Argentina travel blog

I was TOLD never...

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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Now and then I follow some travel forums on the Internet, and I often see questions similar to the following (some of the questions posted may even be more specific, and not just ask about the length of a piece of string): "Will I be safe on my own ...

Cutting it close to the bone, Parque Nacional Pre-Delta, Argentina travel blog

Cutting it close to the bone

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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I left Rosario mid-afternoon and arrived at this national park in time to see the sun set over the river here. I don't know why they bothered making it a national park, though, as there's nothing else to see. I pitched my sweatbox tent on the grassy ...

Los Antiguos to Cueva de las Manos, Cueva de las Manos, Argentina travel blog

Los Antiguos to Cueva de las Manos

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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Before we left Los Antiguos we made a quick visit to a couple of the viewpoints around town for views over the lake and of the mountains in Chile. We head back on the road to Ruta 40 and from Perito Merino headed south to Estancia Telken. It's a ...

Lucky Fitz Roy, El Chalten, Argentina travel blog

Lucky Fitz Roy

A travel blog entry by florby

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... mountains aside a frozen lake (I walked into the lake without knowing and got my entire left foot wet). Headed back to town thereafter. Gonna head to the waterfalls tomorrow after moving hostel! The wifi here sucks El Chalten, Argentina 2202, 29 May ...

The Hope of a Waterfall, El Chalten, Argentina travel blog

The Hope of a Waterfall

A travel blog entry by florby

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Got up to breakfast at our Hosteria Thiamalu. The whole grained bread was nice, but that was about it for breakfast. Packed our bags and left for Rancho Grande Hostel, which was half the price of the Hosteria, with a working wifi and nice rooms. We spent ...

Don't trust the forecast, El Chalten, Argentina travel blog

Don't trust the forecast

A travel blog entry by florby

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... of dark clouds. Not wanting to risk the pain on my heel and bad weather, I decided to head back to the hostel. Been bumming around thereafter, played some cards and made our meals. Heading back to Calafate tomorrow! El Chalten, Argentina 2044, 31 May ...

Back to Calafate, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Back to Calafate

A travel blog entry by florby

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Caught the 7.30am bus back to Calafate. Pretty much a rest day today, stocked up on some food for lunch and dinner and stayed in the hostel to read/wifi. Getting ready for Buenos Aires tomorrow! El Calafate, ...

Buenos Aires - Serious Shit, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Buenos Aires - Serious Shit

A travel blog entry by florby

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... for a scam. Twice in the same day made it even more eventful. Speaking with a polish tourist at the hostel about safety in South American cities made me more cautious of the roads ahead. Better safe than sorry. Buenos Aires, Argentina 2154, 2 Jun ...

A leisurely stroll, Cordoba, Argentina travel blog

A leisurely stroll

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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My next destination was Cordoba, the second biggest city in Argentina, and a mere twenty miles away - a pootle round the park in my humble estimation, barely worth getting out of bed for and certainly not worthy of me bothering to doll myself up in all my ...

Guidebooks for the blind, Santa Fe, Wild West, Argentina travel blog

Guidebooks for the blind

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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... which seemed to consist mainly of parking lots, petrol stations and garages (guidebook: "this is one of the oldest cities in Argentina"), I found a hotel that I recognised from the cheaper end of the guidebook's list. However, it turned out to be far too ...

The Lake District, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

The Lake District

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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... degrees centigrade: Philsy is hoping that this will not be absolutely necessary . . . Bariloche's also the 'chocolate capital of Argentina', and we're now doing our best to test this Lonely Planet claim - elderly ladies in previously respectable ...

Five below freezing, Parque Nacional del Condorito, Argentina travel blog

Five below freezing

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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... out for that national park. I was rendered suspicious by a bus parked off the road next to a farm gate: I had been in Argentina long enough to know that just because something was a big tourist attraction like a national park, didn't mean it would have a ...

Carelessness costs kilometres, Between a rock and a hard place, Argentina travel blog

Carelessness costs kilometres

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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Usefully, Argentinian roads have milestones at every kilometre along their length. I was feeling energetic this morning and the milestones seemed to be passing very quickly indeed, when I suddenly looked down at my handlebar bag to see that my map wasn't ...

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