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Crossing To Uruguay

Not yet tired of Buenos Aires, its huge steaks and great nigtlife, we nonetheless decided to travel further, to Uruguay, a country we had never been to. Montevideo was supposed to be a great capital...

Argentinidad

I find Argentina´s national psyche fascinating. Of course, as an outsider, it is difficult to define, pretentious even. But as a former European, I feel a connexion with this country. Argentinians...

An Argentinian Coin Story

Everywhere there are signs: "¡no hay moneda, no insista!" (we do not have change, don´t insist). So instead of receiving, let´s say, 25 cents for change, you will get a bubble gum or a candy. Great...

Buenos Aires By Night

We arrived late the first night and we figured we would have to starve until the next day, because nothing would be open. Yeah, right... We found an hostel in the microcentro, right by Avenida 9 De...

Colorful Boca

Working class "La Boca" is a barrio of Buenos Aires, famous for its colorful houses and home of the Boca Junior soccer team. Italian immigrants settled there, at the mouth ("boca") of the Riachuelo...

Ice Field And Icebergs

As the sun hit the face of the glacier, around noon, we witnessed several huge chunk of ice collapsing in the Canales de los Témpanos (Iceberg Channel). Enormous blocks suddenly crashed into the...