Monthly archives of “May 2009

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back in Bs As

…….my arrival in Buenos Aires this time was highlighted, like my departure seven weeks ago with a very entertaining taxi ride… I have heard it said several times over on my trip that the porteños ( people from buenos aires) are Italians who speak Spanish and think… Read More

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iguazu part 2

….another hostelling hazard that i haven’t yet mentioned is the tourist trip tout… most hostels are on commission to sell whatever trips and tours that are available  in the surrounding area… and in some cases if you have a short space of time and a… Read More

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Iguazu

.. i can quite happily report that the Iguazu Falls haven’t dried up… nor is trickle a word that iwould use to describe them…. i’ve spent the last couple of days looking at them from every angle from the various trails and walkways around the… Read More

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on the home strait

… well after 26 hours on the bus, countless ham & cheese sandwiches, four awful films (almost as cheesy as the sandwiches) and .. NO WINE .. but yes there was bingo… i finally arrived in Puerto Iguazu, the very northeast tippety tip of Argentina which… Read More