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Maradona y Mate in South America

Our first big backpacking trip with (then) baby Mark in 2015.

Up and Down Santiago

One of the best places in Santiago is up the hill, in the Parque Metropolitano. In there, you can escape the busy pedestrian streets, enjoy a great view of the city and relax away from the traffic...

People of Uruguay

I’m one of these people who always mixed up Paraguay with Uruguay before I first traveled to Latin America in 2001. And I didn’t know much about the country before we visited it in 2009. But I’m glad...

Montevideo Centro

“What?” “Sorry, can’t hear you.” “Me neither.” We are walking in the street in Montevideo, and we can barely hear each other as cars are speeding by. After sedate Colonia, Uruguay’s capital is a bit...

Bus, Storm, Meeting

We finally said goodbye to Rosario and took the bus back to Buenos Aires. I always wonder how “nice” Mark will be during long bus trips (seating seems to be a torture for him) but the four-and-a-half...

We found “Che”!

On Sunday, Rosario was deep asleep. I was prepared for it: last week, La Plata was dead as well and most stores in Rosario had actually started closing for the weekend on Saturday morning. When...

Looking for Che

We spend a lot of time looking for things when we travel. We look for hotels, restaurants, sights, nice streets, cool areas, banks, bus tickets, convenience stores and supermarkets. We each have a...