Buenos Aires February 5th 2016 Buenos Aires is often compared to Paris, and it’s easy to see why… you can barely walk 100m without pointing at a beautiful European style building with lovely balconies or stopping in a cute little square. At the same time, it still feels a bit manic and South American, a little rough around the edges, which makes it original. It's also far and away the best place we found in South America fo ... read more
South America » Argentina » 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
So. We're actually doing it! We're packing away our lives as an accountant and teacher in our lovely house in Bristol in favour of a tent, two backpacks and six months in The Americas. Most importantly, we'll be saying goodbye to our beloved rabbits, Bert and Ringo! Flights are booked for 12th August... then it's first stop, Grand Teton National Park, followed by Yellowstone. For closet geography nerd Tom, seeing Old Faithful has been an ambition for a long time... and I just can't wait to get exploring!
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