Thru the Andes to Argentina December 13th 2010 (We are now at a beach resort in Venezuela for some downtime before we come home - it's too hot for the beach right now by the way. Thought we'd take this opportunity to try to catch up a bit with the blog)
Tue 7 to Wed 8 Dec – Through the Andes to Argentina
6am alarm to get to CruceAndino office in Puerto Montt to get the bus to start our Andes crossing.
This involved a few bu ... read more
South America » Argentina 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