Tag Archives: Argentina

Hold on tight!

Here’s the thing. There are hazards at Iguazu Falls National Park in Argentina. Those cute monkeys may look endearing, but keep a tight grip on your lunch bag and your cell phone. If not, you may well lose it to … Continue reading

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275 waterfalls

When we planned where we wanted to go during our 9-week stay to Argentina, Iguazu Falls wasn’t on our list. We reasoned that we’d seen Niagra Falls and that was good enough for us. As the planning evolved, we found ourselves searching … Continue reading

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It couldn’t have been easier

Cities satisfy our needs to visit interesting museums; choose between great restaurants we can actually afford; and window shop along tree-lined avenues. But that’s not quite enough for us. We require parks, water, and birds as well – which doesn’t … Continue reading

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MATE and MALBA

What were we looking for? Art that inspired or educated or was just so beautiful we’d not easily forget it. We expected we might find what we were looking for at MATE Museo Mario Testino in Barranco (Lima), Peru. What … Continue reading

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one way to plan a BIG trip

It all started with three great destinations: Galapagos Islands off Ecuador, Machu Picchu in Peru, and Bahia Bustamante in Argentina.  How could we possibly choose between them? They’re on the same continent, so we reasoned, “Wouldn’t it be possible to … Continue reading

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Before you settle on a destination – check the weather

We know what we like. We prefer our weather to be warm. For hiking, give us 70-degree temperatures and overcast skies (but we’ll settle for sunny). If we’re at the beach – make our water and air temperatures warm. Weather … Continue reading

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