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Welcome to the Land of Fire, Ushuaia, Argentina travel blog

Welcome to the Land of Fire

A travel blog entry by ameng

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23/11/10 Tuesday Shared a taxi from the airport to the middle of Ushuaia town, then hiked up some steep hills with our backpacks and found our hostel, which was situated in a quiet street (to be honest all the streets were pretty quiet).  Walked 4 ...

More buses, more bingo, more bread, Rio Gallegos, Argentina travel blog

More buses, more bingo, more bread

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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Having the bed next to the window I woke up at about 6:45 and the Lady finally rose at about 9:00. We had a leisurely breakfast of coffee with jam and rolls, wrote some of the blog for the last few days and just spent some time chatting to our fellow ...

DOMINEY FAMILY VACATION - Print Edition, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

DOMINEY FAMILY VACATION - Print Edition

A travel blog entry by steve_sara

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... ): ¨What do we have for her Rod?¨ Rod Roddy (exhumed corpse): ¨It´s a ´you pay all expenses´ trip to beautiful Argentina. And no need for a brand new car when you´ll be taking multiple overnight bus rides across the country. While in Mendoza, ...

It never rains, but it pours II, Colon, Argentina travel blog

It never rains, but it pours II

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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Aha, he's recycling the bad-taste joke made during the attack of diarrhoea a couple of weeks back, you're thinking, and therefore indicating that those creepy-crawlies in the satsuma weren't so innocent after all! And yet again, behold the cruel irony of ...

Los Antiguos, Los Antiguos, Argentina travel blog

Los Antiguos

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... food is good for our Spanish! As it turned out there was no ferry the next day so we decided to spend one last day in Argentina and hang around Los Antiguos for the day. We didn't do much, just drank some beer, practiced our Spanish, ate at a ...

Go West! A leisurely drive back to the Andes, PN Los Alerces and Villa La Angostura, Patagonia, Argentina travel blog

Go West! A leisurely drive back to the Andes

A travel blog entry by idarich

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On the afternoon of Saturday 19 November, having spent a marvellous two days wildlife spotting on Peninsula Valdez, we dropped our travel companion Andrea off at the bus station in Puerto Madryn. We decided to take a leisurely drive west, back to the ...

Zzzzz, Rosario, Argentina travel blog

Zzzzz

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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I got to Rosario at you know which time of day, and checked into a basic hostel, refusing to be duped once again by the guidebook's dubious accommodation list. Fortunately I didn't encounter any of those irritating "backpacker" types - this wasn't that ...

Could be in the Alps, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Could be in the Alps

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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... through getting our passports stamped). Eventally we arrived here in Bariloche, which is part of the lakes district here in Argentina. Its a pretty town, very touristy though, and very much like Swizerland or France, with the smowy mountains in the ...

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

Parque Nacional Los Alerces to Trevelin

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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We woke early after the first night in our tent sore from the ground and tired, but looking forward to the first of our planned treks. We drove to the information centre only to be told that the trail we wanted to do was closed!  Apparently for ...

Definitely our best trip ever!, Sadly back in Ushuaia, Argentina travel blog

Definitely our best trip ever!

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Woken at 6am and go to breakfast hoping for baked beans on toast. They appear to have run out so settle for everything else instead knowing this will be our biggest meal for a while! Our bags are taken off and we start to leave at about 7.30am. Dave ...

The business class backpacker., Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

The business class backpacker.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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I woke up at 11:30AM today, and I didn't even go out last night. I went to bed quite early in fact. Possibly I just slept long because I spent the previous (sleepless) night in Santiago airport, on an uncomfortable bench. But after nine months on the ...

Stuck in Salta doing some caramel pulling., Salta, Argentina travel blog

Stuck in Salta doing some caramel pulling.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... German guy I met in Montevideo (I am sure you know, but it's a small world on the backpacker circuit). It's winter holiday in Argentina now, so the nightlife was great, and Salta is practically boiling. After waking up with a hangover a couple of days in ...

Indulgent Argentina, Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

Indulgent Argentina

A travel blog entry by jill_and_andy

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... were Tango singers with no dancers, and we couldn´t stay up late enough to see if dancing would come later. In Argentina, dinnertime doesn´t start until 9 p.m. or later, and going home before 3 a.m. on the weekends is considered early. The highlight ...

Junto al Río Inmovil, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Junto al Río Inmovil

A travel blog entry by arichardson

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... stainless steel, and plenty of classy dressers. From there, we went to the Casa Rosada (The Pink House," residence of Argentina's president) and the adjacent Plaza de Mayo, where so much of the country's political history played out and where mothers ...

Patagonia & Perito Moreno - Beware falling ice, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

Patagonia & Perito Moreno - Beware falling ice

A travel blog entry by travellingtans

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I know at the end of the last blog, I promised avalanches and a massive trek in Torres del Paine. That was such an experience that I thought I would dedicate a whole blog to it, hence that will be covered in the next posting. The trip down south is well ...

Cafayate, Cafayate, Argentina travel blog

Cafayate

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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The next morning we visited a couple of the local wineries, Bodega Etchart, and Bodega la ...

Lots and lots of water, Iguazu Falls, Argentina travel blog

Lots and lots of water

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... bags at the bus station we jumped on the local bus to Iguazu Falls a set of huge waterfalls part in paraguay, brazil and argentina. We rode through the jungle in a jeep scaring toucans, lizards and a million different types of butterfly to the waters edge ...

Bad news, good fun, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Bad news, good fun

A travel blog entry by tomsontravels

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... day (feeling very fragile) we were on a 20hr bus ride to Iguassu and the border with Brazil. We ll be back to do Argentina again properly, definately BA a lovely European style city that i didnt quite realise i d enjoy as much as i did. shops, european ...

defunct tea and scones, Trelew, Argentina travel blog

defunct tea and scones

A travel blog entry by coopertrooper

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... 1840s, again, something in the water during this period of time, and the Welsh are sick of English persecution. They apply to Argentina for land in Patagonia and are granted some. 150 Welsh sail over and start another little corner of Wales, right her. ...

Surviving siesta in Salta, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Surviving siesta in Salta

A travel blog entry by nomadic-brands

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... chance to see the city. We caught an Andesmar bus...21 hours!!!....overnight, to the colonial city of Salta in northern Argentina. We liked Salta immediately. It has beautiful squares with tall, swaying palm trees, cobbled streets, ornate churches, cafes ...

Good news - global recession is coming., Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Good news - global recession is coming.

A travel blog entry by orizarska

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Well, I know this is supposed to be a travel blog, but right now, I am incapable of writing about my travel adventures - they seem boring. All the action seems to be now in the markets.   I have not read news in a major way ever since I handed my ...

Deserts and dinosaurs, Talampaya and Ichigualasta, Villa Union, Argentina travel blog

Deserts and dinosaurs, Talampaya and Ichigualasta

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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Crash parties, not bikes, Mina Clavero, Argentina travel blog

Crash parties, not bikes

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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After the night sent from hell, I awoke feeling right as rain. Things had obviously come to a head: I had fought my D-day. There had been casualties, but it was the deciding battle and I emerged victorious. Take that, pesky gas-manufacturing bacterias, I ...

Mendoza to Puente De Inca - Day 6, Puente De Inca, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza to Puente De Inca - Day 6

A travel blog entry by christosp

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Today is finally the day we head up into the Andes to start our voyage to the roof of the the western hemisphere. We were picked up by a minibus in the early afternoon for the three and half hour drive to Puente De Inca a small settlement by the side of ...

Last stop Argentina, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Last stop Argentina

A travel blog entry by lizandkev

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... Argentinas". We got the next bus to Salta. It was double the price quoted in the Lonely Planet. Apparently inflation is ridiculous in Argentina. Must be as the book is only a year old! It didn’t take long to notice the incredible difference in the ...

Funny looking hill., El Chaltén and Cerro Fitz Roy, Argentina travel blog

Funny looking hill.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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On bumpy Patagonian gravel roads, I have made my way about four hours north of El Calafate, to the tiny village of El Chaltén. I am here to do a few day hikes and hopefully get a glimpse of Cerro Fitz Roy. From El Chaltén I hoped to continue north for ...

My katzenjammer with the Million Dollar Baby., Bariloche, Argentina travel blog

My katzenjammer with the Million Dollar Baby.

A travel blog entry by stevefn

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... Admiring a spectacular mountain in Chile, walking around a famous city in Nicaragua, spending 50 hours on a Marco Polo bus in Argentina, eating a ceviche or calafate berry ice cream, snapping a photo, looking lost on a street corner in Boa Vista, talking ...

Xmas Greetings - Backpacker Style!, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Xmas Greetings - Backpacker Style!

A travel blog entry by shawnsmith

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Hiya friends and family, just wanted to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas and all the very best to you and yours in the New Year. While Buenos Aires in the sunshine doesn't exactly spell white Christmas with the family...we're doing what we can! Will ...

Chilling in Salta, Salta, Argentina travel blog

Chilling in Salta

A travel blog entry by emanddave

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Had a lie in this morning before reluctantly getting up for breakfast. Then wandered around a pretty quiet Salta as everything seems to shut today. Eventually found internet to do a mammoth blog update and check up on next bits of our trip, insurance ...

Mendoza, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

Mendoza

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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