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South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires February 21st 2017

Brenda, arranged through Tours by Locals, was waiting for us at the port terminal exit exactly as arranged. She greeted us with a smile as we recognised her from the earlier trip through to passport control - she had worked for HAL all morning but with a half hour break had eaten lunch - we hadn't had time but did not feel hungry in the heat. She took us to a waiting vehicle she'd arranged and introduced us to the driver, both were at our command for the next 4 hours. Brenda started by warning us about crime against tourists, checked that we were not wearing jewellery or expensive watches and asking us to be aware of anyone around us at all times. She was happy to tell us all about life in BA from a ... read more
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South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires February 20th 2017

Our excited arrival at BA airport soon palled when standing over 2 hours in the line to reach passport control. Yes it was fun chatting to all the people around us finding out what they planned to do but after an overnight flight we were weary. Once through we got to the baggage hall to discover there was no indication of our flight on the carousels so we methodically checked all the bags that had been taken off, clearly so many flights had arrived that the hall was full. Having found them we exited to locate the Holland America transport to the ship. That was well organised and within the hour we reached the port, our bags having been taken in vans to the ship. In the port terminal we regained our excitement as we were ... read more




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