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Big Small Journey Off on the adventure of my lifetime: 5 glorious months of sun and snow in South America, then the UK for further fun and frolicking.

Horses!

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 25 Mar 2008 | Views [549]

My goodness, horses are amazing. They're big, strong, majestic, smart, smelly, naughty, cute, lovely, stubborn, wild, tame... lots of contradictions, just like people. I've been on the ranch 3 days now, had 2 riding lessons, and will have a practise ... Read more >


Transportation misery

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | Views [631]

Ohhh... sadness... Voy a escribir este historia en espa ñ ol malo. Esta noche, fui a la bus termina a Mercedes para la estancia, pero no sab í esta la semana santa esta semana. Hay cinco or seis bus companias para Mercedes, pero todos las companias ... Read more >


Gallery: El Calafate

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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The Gauchess

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 20 Mar 2008 | Views [418] | Comments [1]

Peoples, I have a dream, I want to be a cowboy! In about 24 hours I will arrive a ranch near Mercedes, where I will commence this amazing transformation. Actually I'm just volunteering there for 2 weeks (volunteer for the previlege of working with ... Read more >


The world is a beautiful place

ARGENTINA | Monday, 17 Mar 2008 | Views [518]

The last couple of days has absolutely affirmed my reasons for travelling. This world is beautiful. Down here, at the most southern point of South America, "El Fin del Mundo" (The End of the World), you are reminded of the majesty of living ... Read more >


Gallery: Ushuaia

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 16 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Buenos Aires still (nicer photos)

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 13 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Took my nice camera out
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Oops, missed my flight

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | Views [922]

Let me start right at the beginning... Monday morning, I woke up fresh and happy. I did my errands and managed to get a couple hours of study in before my final Spanish class. After that, I went off to the drum performance and even got there not very ... Read more >


Gallery: Buenos Aires

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 12 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Oh my feet hurt

ARGENTINA | Monday, 10 Mar 2008 | Views [682]

Because of the rain and crappy planning yesterday, didn't get to go to Recoleta Cemetery as I had hoped to. Got home about 5 last night, and while leaving the party at Roxy was just at it's peak. BA-ers, "Puertinos", go hard and they go late.... Read more >

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Roxy Rox my Sox

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [1062]

Damn busy day for me today. I went into La Boca in the morning to see the famous colourful houses at Caminito. It was very pretty, God even graced me with a few flashes of sunlight, so I think I took some pretty pictures. I bought some artware, ... Read more >

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A Banana in BA

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 8 Mar 2008 | Views [684]

Oh it's a fantastic thing being me, Australia, walking into a supermarket in Argentina and being talk to the store owners in Chinese coz I couldn't say what I wanted in Spanish. It's lovely. It's a Banana grilled Pparrilla style. I read in a toilet ... Read more >

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Buenos Aires (Good Airs)

ARGENTINA | Thursday, 6 Mar 2008 | Views [890]

South Americans sure do have a funny way of naming their cities and streets: Good Airs, River of January (Rio de Janeiro), Beautiful (Bonito), Big Far (Campo Grande), etc. I've been a bit lazy with my posting (apologies), and that's because there ... Read more >

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Gallery: Montevideo

URUGUAY | Friday, 29 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Foz do Iguazu to Montevideo, Uruguay

BRAZIL | Thursday, 28 Feb 2008 | Views [4481] | Comments [1]

That was hell of a flying day. Arrived Foz do Iguazu about midday, quickly bussed to the urban bus terminal, left our luggage, and sped up to the Iguazu falls. I was with the English couple, Maria and Matt, and we were on the same mission: see Brazil ... Read more >

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Gallery: Bonito

BRAZIL | Monday, 25 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

Many beautiful things
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Bonito (Beautiful)

BRAZIL | Sunday, 24 Feb 2008 | Views [714]

First up, thanks Maxine for this recommendation, Bonito is a very special place. Not surprising that this is the number 1 tourist destination in Brazi, the surrounding hills, caves, and waters are magnificent. Not cheap though! Arrived Bonito late ... Read more >

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The Pantanal wetlands

BRAZIL | Saturday, 23 Feb 2008 | Views [751]

It was pretty amazing. My first mistake was going with the wrong tour group. Bunch of lying, scheming devils conned me with offers of all sorts of luxuries, discounts and services, but of course failed to deliver. Note to all potential Pantanal visitors:... Read more >

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Gallery: The Pantanal... the wetlands

BRAZIL | Friday, 22 Feb 2008 | Photo Gallery

It was wet, very very wet.
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Campo Grande

BRAZIL | Wednesday, 20 Feb 2008 | Views [541]

Here now, ready for a tour of the Pantanal, which is a massive piece of wetland in the west of Brazil (only 2 hours from Bolivia). There will be Pirahna fishing, horseback riding, jeep safari, trekking, and much more - so the tour guides say. I hope ... Read more >

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