Coffee culture and couture in Buenos Aires February 20th 2010 I taught myself to like coffee by forcing myself to drink espressos. It might sound crazy but it worked. I knew it would be coming criminal to pass through famous coffee producing countries such as Guatemala and Colombia without sampling some local brews. The irony is that the high grade coffee produced in these places is actually all exported, leaving the low quality stuff behind for the people 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
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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