Two Weeks in Buenos Aires

After three months of changing locations every three days, Jeff and I thought it would be a good idea to stay put in one place for awhile. Buenos Aires seemed like a great place to sink in a little deeper, get to know a little more than just the whirlwind sightseeing. We rented a nice little apartment in the hip neighborhood of Palermo. Full of cool restaurants, bars and trendy shops and just a short walk to the Bosque de ...

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Mendoza – not exactly roughing it

Fourteen hours on a bus, delayed by a bike race and a high altitude border crossing, and we finally said good bye to Chile and hello to Mendoza, a quaint little city in the heart of the Argentinian wine country. As luck would have it, we arrived at the beginning of “Vendemia”, Argentina’s harvest festival. Wine tastings, beauty pageants (Argentinians are crazy about their beauty queens), bands and street fairs make Vendima one of Argentina’s premiere events with festivities ...

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