Waterfalls, Soccer and Tango March 9th 2009 So after spending 8 months on the other side of the Pacific it was time to head off to South America with our first stop being Buenos Aires. Buenos Aires is the capital and largest city in Argentina with a population of around 13 million. Of course our flight out of Auckland was delayed, as most of our flights seem to be, and we waited an additional two hours before boarding our 12 hour flight. Su ... 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
"It seems that the more places I see and experience, the bigger I realize the world to be. The more I become aware of, the more I realize how relatively little I know of it, how many places I have still to go, how much more there is to learn. Maybe that's enlightenment enough - to know that there is no final resting place of the mind, no moment of smug clarity. Perhaps wisdom, at least for me, means realizing how small I am, and unwise, and how far I have yet to go."
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