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Argentina

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Gallery: Iguazu Waterfalls

Saturday, 28 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Iguazú Argentinian Side.

Wednesday, 25 Mar 2009 | Views [748]

Not sure how to describe it except absolutely amazing ...just look at the pictures! Numerous gigantic waterfalls crashing down....the sound was incredible.  The park home to the falls was very well thought out making access to the various viewing ... Read more >

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Gallery: Salta, Cafayate, Humahaca, Salinas

Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: San Juan - Valle De La Luna

Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Buenos Aires

Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery


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´Oh I was only 22 hours from Salta´..........

Monday, 23 Mar 2009 | Views [586]

22nd March - sightseeing  Spent the day having a look around Salta 23rd March - ´Oh I was only 22 hours from Salta´.... or is Tulsa. . .  Either way, a bloody long journey to the Iguazu Waterfalls Spent the day and night on a bus. (Just for a ... Read more >


Salt flats and the most annoying person I've ever met.

Saturday, 21 Mar 2009 | Views [2792]

We were picked up from Pumamarca and continued our excursion this time with an American girl for company, in addition to a different tour guide. It hadn't taken long before the American girl Kim I think her name was, really began to annoy me. The ... Read more >


Pumamarca, Tilcara, Humahuaca former homes of the Inca´s

Friday, 20 Mar 2009 | Views [744]

Got picked up early (again) for yet another excursion. This one, included an overnight stay in a mountain village called Pumamarca, renowned for it's 7 coloured mountain which overlooks it. Also, visited Tilcara, which is the location of Inca settlement.... Read more >


Cafayate Wine Tasting and sightseeing

Thursday, 19 Mar 2009 | Views [540]

We'd booked a tour to Cafayate. (Basically me, Clare, one other and a driver).  The drive took us through yet more stunning scenery and geological wonders. We stopped occasionally to take in the sights and take some pictures.  Cafayate is a small town ... Read more >


17/18 March - Salta

Wednesday, 18 Mar 2009 | Views [547]

17th March -  over night bus from San Juan to Salta 18th March - Salta Out of all the towns in the north of Argentina I've been to, Salta is by far the most attractive. It's surrounded by mountains and the architecture is what I would have expected ... Read more >


Parque Provincial Ischigualasto (Valle De La Luna)

Monday, 16 Mar 2009 | Views [1717]

We had previously arranged a tour to the Parque Provincial Ischigualasto, which is a desert valley a few hours north of San Juan.  Once at the park, the scenery was incredible, from wind eroded rock formations to strange ancient river beds. This area ... Read more >


I,m 38 today!!!! San Juan.....has someone died!!!!!! Where´s everyone gone?

Sunday, 15 Mar 2009 | Views [489]

Arrived in San Juan. OMG this place was dead. It was like the opening scene to '28 days later'. There was absolutely no one around. I´ve never experienced anything like it!  Not the most liveliest place I've been to spend my birthday. Apparantly Sunday's ... Read more >


12/13/14 March......Mendoza

Saturday, 14 Mar 2009 | Views [546]

12th March travelled to Mendoza 13th March a day in Mendoza´s snake museum and Aquarium. . . It's as good as it gets. 14th March - Wine tasting in Maipu near Mendoza Clare and I hired a couple of bicycles so we could visit the vineyards on the outskirts ... Read more >


I've been Tangoed!

Wednesday, 11 Mar 2009 | Views [519]

Spent a while soaking up the atmosphere in La Boca. This area of BA is famous for it's brightly coloured corrugated metal buildings. It's randomness is part of it's charm, together with the many craft shops and restaurants. Had lunch in Caminito, La ... Read more >


Sightseeing in Beunos Aries

Tuesday, 10 Mar 2009 | Views [638]

Did a walking tour of Central Buenos Aires. Sights include, Palacio Del Congreso - Colossal parliament building topped with a huge dome. It was based on the Capital Building in Washington. Plaza san Martin - A lovely park which at the time was home ... Read more >


Don´t Cry for me Argentina...How original

Monday, 9 Mar 2009 | Views [530]

Had another wander around Palermo Viejo where we were staying. This area is renowned for it's restaurants and boutiques, and it's lively nightlife which I'd sampled a few nights earlier. There are many old buildings here which made it a nice little ... Read more >


Clare arrives and football!

Sunday, 8 Mar 2009 | Views [552]

Made it in good time to Beunos Aries airport to meet Clare who was flying in from Heathrow. It was lovely to see her after all this time as she walked through the arrivals gate. Spent a little time exploring the Palermo area where we were before heading ... Read more >


Buenos Aires - Bumping into old friends.

Saturday, 7 Mar 2009 | Views [480]

Had a wander around the area of San Telmo. I had just walked down a road off Florida Street (The main shopping street) and bumped into Eva and Pauline who I'd seen last in Laos some 4 months previously! Couldn't believe it. How bizarre is that! I knew ... Read more >


Gallery: Viedma Glacier, El Chalten

Saturday, 7 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Road Trip`, El Chalten

Saturday, 7 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Bariloche

Saturday, 7 Mar 2009 | Photo Gallery

Bike Ride, Chocolate and Steak
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Buenos Aires!!!!!

Friday, 6 Mar 2009 | Views [540]

Paul (Fellow traveller from the hostel) and I said our farewells to the great staff and America Del Sur and got a flight to BA.   Checked into the America Del Sur in the San Tempo district of Buenos Aires.  The hostel was more like a chic ... Read more >


El Calafate - On account of walking over 100km the days previously I did absolutely nothing

Thursday, 5 Mar 2009 | Views [473]


Torres Del Paine - day 1 montezuma Returns.

Sunday, 1 Mar 2009 | Views [448]

Shit! Started my trek later than I´d hoped. Thought it best to hold back at the campsite for a while until I had the all clear. . . Not literally. Anyway  I set off somewhat nervously up the first leg of the trail. A beautiful walk following the edges ... Read more >


Torres Del Paine - well, getting there.

Saturday, 28 Feb 2009 | Views [435]

After a 5.30am start (which turned out to be a 6.30am start!) I was off to Chile once more, this time to trek the Torres Del Paine.  It was a long day getting to the starting point of my trek. I'd tagged onto a day excursion which although very informative ... Read more >


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