Hugo (pronounced Oo-go), our guide and driver, on our Argentina road trip, lets out an expletive and hits the steering wheel with his hand. "I don't "****ing" believe it! He's not reacting to our support of vegetarianism (in a country of meat-eaters this is almost sacrilege); nor because his...
The sky changes from violet to black, as it swallows the Martial mountain range. Ushuaia’s lights are dots in the distance, as our ship, Stella Australis, cruises over Ushuaia Bay. As we power towards the Beagle Channel, up on deck, I shiver. I'm not sure if it's from the cool...
Of all the things to do in Argentina, learning to tango in the capital, Buenos Aires, is one of my more memorable experiences. The crowd cheers and flicks coins into a hat, as the tango dancers twirl around a public square in San Telmo. I can’t take my eyes off the...
One of the more surprising travel adventures I have had was my trip to Argentina. With the help of Helloworld, I discovered some amazing places to visit in Argentina and plenty of things to do in Argentina. I had been working with Helloworld on my bucket list destinations (see @Laurenepbath) and...
In Recoleta they die as they had often lived, beyond their means. The most prestigious suburb in Buenos Aires, Recoleta, has its own exclusive necropolis where row upon bankrupting row of grand marble vaults accommodate the dusty repose of the city’s once-gilded elite. Lowering the cemetery’s tone by octaves (according to...
Mounted on a beautiful Palomino mare, Oscar cuts a fine figure in his bolero hat, red neck-scarf, baggy bombachos trousers, brown leather boots and shiny brass buckle belt. I’m in the saddle next to him, feeling a little awkward atop my sturdy ranch horse, watching the two teenagers gallop towards...
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