Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
... but we were just happy that we didn't feel like we were cheating death (i.e. the trip to Juliaca).
The border crossing however…well let’s just say that we would have been a lot better off going through on our own without being a part of this particular bus group. At first we were quite happy that we were with a good and organised bus company who knew that the border wasn’t letting through Bolivian buses and they had ...
... jumped into a taxi which took us to our hotel, the rather grandly titled 'Mayflower Suites'. It wasn't exactly a suite that we had but we were pleased with the room which was a good size and even had a fridge, sink and microwave. It also had air conditioning but, with Buenos Aires experiencing very high temperatures and humidity, it was struggling. So was everyone else's with the result that there were power cuts although we ...
What a nightmare!!
We had to get a bus from iguacu to buenos which we knew would take 17 hours. The most deluxe bus is called a suite and for 10 pounds more we were promised wifi, hot food, a welcome drink, a chair that reclined fully into a bed,pillows,blankets and basically luxury. After much deliberation we decided to take the suite bus as if we were to endure 17 hours on a bus we should at least do it in style.
We got onto ...
... know if their levels are equivalent. I may take public relations or something. I don't know. Then, since I am a language buff, I was going to take Portuguese basics, which would be AWESOME, but I will probably just take the advanced Spanish because it works better with my schedule and everything. Plus, I am in a Spanish country and it may actually help-although I doubt it. Oh, and the classes with the natives are like 3.5-5 hours at once. Holy balls. Maybe rethinking that part? ...
... are stiff and hard.
Plants are born tender and pliant;
dead they are brittle and dry.
Thus whoever is stiff and inflexible
is a disciple of death.
Whoever is soft and yielding
is a disciple of life.
The hard and stiff will be broken.
The soft and supple will prevail."
-Tao te Ching
Though I don't want ...