Monthly Archives: April 2012

Crossing Rio de la Plata.

On Monday morning Cecile and I left Buenos Aires to cross with Buquebus ferry to Colonia in Montevideo. We crossed in one hour and it was literally another country! I have been there in 2004 with my husband but the town has … Continue reading

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Rojo Tango pics

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Rojo Tango & mi Buenos Aires querido…

I arrived in Buenos Aires last Wednesday and my sister Silvia was waiting for me at Ezeiza airport. To my surprise, Argentina started a new immigration control system, which much more modern including fingerprints and photo, very similar to the … Continue reading

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Anthony Bourdain Shares His Top Five Travel Tips: Away.com Travel Blog

In this brief article, the renown chef and modern-day explorer talks about some of his travel insights. I have to say that from our experience we have to agree. For instance, I once made a trip to Mercado del Progreso in … Continue reading

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Flags of South America, part 9 – Venezuela.

Venezuela, a country roughly twice the size of California, was once a part of Gran Colombia together with what now are Ecuador and Colombia. As one version goes, the country derives its name from the word Veneziola, or little Venice, … Continue reading

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