Travel Blogs from Gualeguaychu
... not a place to rest. At 3:30 they said they will go to the disco, WE ASKED THEM tochange 1 bed with us, so that Dina shall not need to climb up - they refused!!! This never happened to me.
Thank God they left 4-8 and let us sleep.
The prople in Argentina eat garbage food: lot of paste/bread, meat and yellow cheese
... Then the Captain received a message saying that there would not be a berth for us in Zarate for a further 7 days! So the anchor went down and there we sat for a week. If this had happened earlier in the voyage we might have been very disappointed, but as it was, we had established a good routine and it was not difficult to maintain the momentum, surrounded as we were were by blue skies and rocking gently on a calm sea. The Captain told us it costs ...
... levare (put away).
Of course, this tradition made its way throughout Europe as Catholicism spread, and then to South America when Spain and Portugal colonized the continent. Many of the pagan festivals that were important to the indigenous people of South America were absorbed into Carnaval celebrations. That’s one reason why each country here has its own spin on Carnaval.
In Argentina, the biggest Carnaval party is in Gualeguaychú. The country gets two ...
Something VERY exciting happened later today when I got home from the Carnaval adventure. I had been keeping in touch with another Scagnoli that is living here in Buenos Aires (thanks originally to Uncle Gary and Norma Scagnoli back in the US!) and I finally met my distant cousin, Viviana Scagnoli today! It was awesome. She is so incredibly nice. She works in architecture and we had a great conversation over a little cafe con leche (I've ...
... with them!
We had a lovely chat, talked a lot about family and pets (that's always a great subject if you're a hitchhiker) and they dropped me off at the bus terminal. I felt very bad having told them a little white lie, they went literally out of their way to take me to Gualeguaychu and must have got really late in Buenos Aires, their final destination, partly because of me.
From there I contacted my CS host Adblinco, a retired engineer in ...
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