Las Cataratas del Iguazu October 4th 2006 My second weekend off i ventured up to the north-eastern tip of Argentina to visit the Iguazu Falls. They might not technically be the tallest or the most powerful waterfalls in the world (Niagra and Victoria take those honours), but my god they're spectacular. One of my favourite places in Argentina. I'd seen them in photos and stuff, but still the first sight of them in real life completely k ... read more
South America » Argentina » Misiones » Puerto Iguazú 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... finished uni, saved some money, and now I'm off on more or less a year's travel. The plan is 4 1/2months in Argentina working on a ranch (as a cowgirl!), back home for christmas, then off to China end of feb for 6months teaching english followed by a little backpacking, ending in Thailand.
I've finished the first half and had an amazing time, and am now back in England catching up with friends and getting organised for China. Little bit scared about this second bit - mainly cos I have to teach (eek!) but also cos once I finally come home I've got to actually find a proper job - booo!... full info