Cold In Cordoba & The Malbecs Of Mendoza November 8th 2015 With no direct buses or other cheap modes of transport to get from Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay to Cordoba in Argentina, I was back on the ferry back to Buenos Aires with Merian in tow. I would have to spend another night at Milhouse - Avenue this time rather than Hipo - before jumping on an overnight bus to Cordoba.
Although I didn't think BA was my favourite city after my first visit there ... read more
South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Mendoza 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
Most of you will have been directed here by me - if so, thanks for coming. If not, thanks for coming anyway.
I am Derek - a Kiwi who in June 2007, set off on a 4 1/2 month sortie around Europe via the USA, and set up this blog so that friends, family and randoms could keep track of where I had been to, and of the shenanigans I inevitably got up to.
The trip inspired me to keep travelling and directly following it, I spent the next seven years living in London, which was a fantastic base from which to continue my travels and thus the travelling continued unaba... full info