The chocolate box February 14th 2010 It doesn't happen very often, but occasionally I have an instant attraction to a city and I find myself having a "I could see myself living here" moment. About six years ago, Jessica and I spent five days in Buenos Aires. We both loved the city so much we vowed to return. Sometimes a place held in high esteem in my memory can be a huge disappointment upon return. Buenos Aires did not disappoint. I ... 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
Setting off with one way tickets to Mexico via Cuba (a two-month detour), we set ourselves the challenge of travelling through Central and South America down to the southern tip of Argentina by bus/train/boat.
We wrote and photographed all our adventures, discoveries and passions - food and football, people and pictures, wildlife and walking, books and buildings, mountains and music. We promise you won't read a boring day-to-day diary, just interesting tales from the road.
Plus for our friends with itchy feet, real backpacking tips direct from the backpack.
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