Kinda scary, at the customs checkpoint between Chile and Argentina - at the bottom, the sign says "If you are forced to work in conditions of slavery and don't know how to escape, even if you don't have documents call us, we want to help you."
A perfect evening January 7th 2009 Geo: -32.8927, -68.8331Another bad sleep, as we were up WAY early for the bus to Mendoza this morning. No time for breakfast at the hotel, but I snagged a napolitana and ham/cheese empanada at the bus station, and a rollito, a bit like a pain au chocolat, but glazed, and filled with jam. Kinda bad, but the empanadas were alright. Off to Argentina today! It was a beautiful drive through the ... read more
South America » Argentina » 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