Category Archives: Argentina

Argentine food truck in Burbank.

Last Friday night while biking through Burbank we stumbled upon a street event called Ladies Night Out which apparently happens every last Friday of the month on Magnolia Boulevard in Burbank. The event promotes local business and brings food trucks … Continue reading

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Del Potro wins Bronze Medal at London Olympics and makes tennis history.

Our best tennis player, Juan Martin del Potro just won the 1st medal for Argentina in the London Olympics! Last Friday semifinals marathon match versus #1 tennis player Roger Federer where their last set score was 19-17 left Juan Martin … Continue reading

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Evita is the new face of Argentina’s 100 pesos

Eva Duarte de Peron continues to be a strong presence in Argentine life. This time on the face of a 100 peso banknote designed and printed to commemorate the 60th anniversary of her death. Evita is the first woman in … Continue reading

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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 & 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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Bariloche day 2: hiking to perfect views and cordero al asador.

Cecile reporting from her last full day spent with the group. The weather was gorgeous and the views spectacular. The volcano and the wind cooperated and remained quiet so that the air was free of ashes. “Our last day with … Continue reading

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Back in Bariloche.

Cecile reporting from San Carlos de Bariloche, obviously happy to be back home:) “Welcome to my Hometown!! Almost at the end of this wonderful trip, we all arrived in Bariloche, my Hometown!! WELCOME everybody!!! We had a first day with … Continue reading

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