Travel Blogs from Argentina

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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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The end of the world, Ushuaia, Argentina travel blog

The end of the world

A travel blog entry by sarah_s_america

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A few days in Ushuaia, which is the southernmost city in the world. There's actually a Chilean naval settlement of a couple of thousand people on the the other side of the beagle channel, but presumably that doesn't count!! The flight here was amazing, ...

A short stop in Posadas, Posadas, Argentina travel blog

A short stop in Posadas

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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Alex: What a nightmare. The Posadas itself is really nice little town but we just had loads of problems. We arrived at about 17.30 and had a quick look around the bus terminal for buses to Buenos Aires and as there were loads didn't think we would have a ...

Buenos Aires - shopping heaven for Alex!, Buenos Aires, Argentina travel blog

Buenos Aires - shopping heaven for Alex!

A travel blog entry by alexndean

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... and delicious, the red wine is divine and the pasta is also fantastic. All in all we have really enjoyed Buenos Aires (and Argentina in general), it just has a really nice atmosphere, quite European but Latino at the same time. We are going to take a ...

A cultured excuse for a day on the drink, Mendoza, Argentina travel blog

A cultured excuse for a day on the drink

A travel blog entry by andrewanderica

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... over spent but to solve the issue £7 was worth it.  We got back to the hostel and replenished our money supply on the way. We have loved Mendoza, what a great start to Argentina but we know this time that we are definitely leaving tomorrow ...

The long hard road to Barreal, Barreal, Argentina travel blog

The long hard road to Barreal

A travel blog entry by aussierach

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V is for Victory, Parque Nacional El Palmar, Argentina travel blog

V is for Victory

A travel blog entry by nigelball

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Unfortunately the road from Colon to the National Park was of the busy, belorried variety, much like the infamous road into Cordoba, although this time, thank goodness, there was an emergency lane to the side of the road for both my convenience and that ...

The Glaciers, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

The Glaciers

A travel blog entry by patagonia2peru

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... better judgement we signed up to a much more comprehensive (and expensive) trip that would take us on a catamaran through Lake Argentina and up to the various glaciers. It was awesome. We soon came across icebergs (totally unexpectedly for us both), ...

blowing hot and cold, El Calafate, Argentina travel blog

blowing hot and cold

A travel blog entry by helene

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... and wind-swept scenery stretches out as far as the eye can see. And it's cold. El Calafate, on the shore of Lake Argentina, is the town from which to visit the famous 30km-long Perito Moreno Glacier. From a distance, the glacier looks like it's made ...

Iguazu, Iguazu National Park, Argentina travel blog

Iguazu

A travel blog entry by dacraic

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... . So, here`s the deal with Iguazu. Waterfalls, spectacular, kicks Niagra`s ass (apparently), bordering countries are Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay. There`s plenty of rivalry between the countries, mainly Brazil and Argentina, over which is the best ...

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