A few thoughts on the Argentine people August 28th 2009 This is my fifth time in Argentina, in 3 years. In December 2006, I decided to visit a country I knew nothing about to relieve the mundane existence in Canada. Pretty much just throwing darts on the map, I decided to come to Argentina. Well, Argentina is at the other end of the earth, and far away from Canada, so it fit my bill of getting away.
With absolutely no knowledge of Spanish and t ... 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
Hi all, welcome to my travelblog. I will soon venture out from my nest in Toronto, Canada and embark on a journey to Europe- The Netherlands, Italy, and Spain for 4 weeks, then I will continue in South America- Argentina, Peru (and maybe Chile and Uruguay) for 7 weeks. In this blog, I shall provide you with a slice of my experiences as I travel across the continents.
There are many places I would like to see, many things I would like to do and many people I would like to meet. I am sure this will be an exciting and exhilarating tour.
It will all start, on July 13, 2009....stay tuned. ... full info