Driving through Argentina: Wine, crazy dogs and a whole lot of Jesus (statues) May 14th 2009 We left Tucuman city after 2 nights, with our tourist map in hand and Jake behind the wheel of our Chevrolet Corsa rental car. (I only know the model because a cop stopped us and asked that on the first day! I just said 'somos turistas´and he let us proceed). From the city, we followed the ´Circuito Valles Calchaquies´through Tucuman province, passed through Salta province and ultimately rea ... read more
South America » Argentina » Salta » Cafayate 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 getting engaged, we left our corporate jobs in New York City to travel around the world for a year. We started in June 2008 and came back 364 days later; our trip brought us to Fiji, New Zealand, Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, South Africa, Botswana, Zambia, Brazil, Argentina, Chile, Peru, Colombia and Canada. We are now thoroughly infected with the travel bug, so stay tuned for future adventures!
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