Tag Archives: Argentina

Quebrada de Humahuaca

In the north-west corner of Argentina, with Chilean Andes to the west and Bolivian high plains to the north, this long river valley has been an important trade route for 10,000 years. I decided to stay in the small and, as it turned … Continue reading

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Jesuit Block and Estancias of Córdoba

I took another very comfortable and well-catered night bus from Buenos Aires to Cordoba. When dinner was served, I declined the offered Coca Cola (on the grounds that to me it tastes like the Devil’s cough medicine) and was offered … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires

A very nice overnight bus, complete with meals, blanket and pillow, got me to Buenos Aires from Posadas. There are no world heritage sites in the city although I did take a day trip across to Uruguay to visit one … Continue reading

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Jesuit Missions of the Guaranis

The Iguacu falls are at the very top of a little spur of Argentina that sticks up north between Paraguay and Brazil for about 200km. After visiting the falls I took a bus down to the bottom of the spur … Continue reading

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Iguaçu Falls

  After my brief and slightly nervous stay in Rio I flew to a place not on my original itinerary. The Iguacu falls are within a UNESCO listed national park, but they are a natural site rather than a cultural one … Continue reading

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