Category Archives: Argentina

Weekly Photo Challenge: Solitary P2

Just discovered this ‘Weekly Photo Challenge’ yesterday, and I’m hooked… We were in NW Argentina in 2009, and as we’re driving from Cafayate to Salta, we saw this lone gaucho traveling on the side of the road.  Notice the wing-shaped … Continue reading

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Settling In

J & I are slowly settling in to our new place.  Got my Newport Beach library card and, over the weekend, J put the ‘ghetto’ barbecue grill together.  It took 2 ‘bright’ minds, a failed google search on ‘how to … Continue reading

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Hallelujah For Internet

I’ve been without proper internet connection for the past week, and what a withdrawal that was.  Luckily, I had a good book (Ken Follet’s ‘World Without End’, which I had exchanged for at Bookman’s using my 12 store credits) to … Continue reading

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Last Day in South America

This concludes our 2-week trip to South America, and what a trip it has been.  We’ve seen the city, the highlands of the Andes, the jungle, and the beaches of Uruguay.  We had initially wanted to purchase a piece of … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls

Iguazu falls is located in the Iguazu National Park.  It’s similar to the Niagara where it runs through two countries.  So there’s a Brazil side and an Argentina side.  Since Brazil requires a Visa for US citizens (reciprocity, i.e., they … Continue reading

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Loi Suites Iguazu

We finally got a chance to be in the lap of luxury on Monday and Tuesday after Salta’s disaster.  Loi Suites Iguazu is a 5 star hotel that’s tucked away in the jungle. Lobby The hotel is relatively new, and … Continue reading

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Salta

After Cafayate, we drove back up to Salta to stay one night before catching the plane back to Buenos Aires and on to Iguazu the following morning.  While in Salta, we managed to see all the important buildings and monuments … Continue reading

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