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... accessible by boat. We arrived at the "cheap as chips"cabana that we had booked on Airbnb. What a find! It was right on the water with its own little jetty. On our first evening we decided to go to the "supermarket" for provisions. This entailed an hours walk through the rainforest but as it began to get dark we conceded defeat and headed back. The next morning we set out again on the scenic route to the supermarket where we finally found the "supermarket" which ...
... rural areas, the names of shops change –
minisupers become multirubrios and kioskos (convenience stores) become
despensas. Also every home seems to have some old classic car or other vehicle
in the backyard in various states of disrepair, usually cars, pickups or
lorries but steam engines are favourites too.
Headed back to the Retiro hotel as good location for
bookstores & money changing though poor breakfast and more than I wanted to
... and created a huge divide between the official exhange rate of the country (about 7.8 pesos to the dollar) and what people are happy selling their pesos for, know as the blue dollar. The blue dollar rate fluctuates but right now it is sitting at about 10.5 pesos to the dollar. This of course means great thigs for travellers with USD as it means our money essentially goes 20% further. So what is the ...
... to go down to Miami.
We stopped in Ft. Myers on our way and then Miami where we spent Sunday night as we had a morning flight on Monday. All went well, uneventful and on time!
Got to BA early evening, went through passport control and customs without any issues and were in the cab in no time... We actually arrived at the apartment about an hour ahead of schedule so... of course no one was there yet to let us in! No problem, we ...
... a waiter to give them a menu has such a deep desire to run us over! Argentina has the most pedestrian deaths per capita in the world. Drivers here make New Yorkers look like they belong in Oregon. In fact, the yellow light here appears before the green light, instead of red, just so you can rev your engines and be ready to run any pedestrian in your way over the second the light turns green. The bigger vehicle has the right of way is the unwritten ...