Finished readng a book on my trip! September 8th 2009 I just finished reading a book which I started during my trip. It is called "Thomas Cromwell: The Rise and Fall of Henry VIII's most Notorious Minister." It is a good read! Very well written and the book gives an interesting account of the Tudor politics during Henry VIII's time and Thomas Cromwell's contributions to his master which changed the course of the English history and the mechanics o ... 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