Last two weeks in Buenos Aires December 17th 2005 The two weeks at El Firulete went by very quickly. Going to Spanish lessons became more of a routine, and I was beginning to feel more restless wanting to leave Buenos Aires behind.
I decided to visit Uruguay briefly after my Spanish lessons were over, instead of making my way up to the falls slowly, as booking a bus to the Igazu Falls just before Christmas can be difficult, and I didn´t want to ... read more
South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
After four years of work, it's time for a break. I hear travelling in South America is fantastic, so I'm really looking forward to it. I have a rough plan, but I'm quite flexible. I rather take it easy than try to see as much as I can.
My first stop is Buenos Aires in Argentina, where I'm planning to learn Spanish for about a month. I'm sure at times it will be awkward not being able to communicate properly with the locals, but making the effort should add to the atmosphere of being somewhere different.
I'm planning to spend another month seeing other parts of Argentina (maybe the I... full info