day 101 January 28th 2010 had to be out sharpish as we had a 7.30 flight to buenos aires. flight went off without delay and we arrived at the hotel at about 12.15.
the only holdup was protesters blocking the main road in town causing a detour, apparently they are various mainly left wingers who want to be involved in the political process but are being squeezed out, a very scary bunch as the majority wore masks and carried ... read more
South America » Argentina » 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