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Trip Report Buenos Aires – Rio de la Plata

        On my last day here in Buenos Aires and also the last day of my trip through South America, I simply wanted to enjoy nature. After all the buildings and concrete and people, I needed some fresh air and space. So I walked all day

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Trip Report Buenos Aires – Recoleta

  I used 1 of my days in Recoleta to explore the barrio with a professional photographer. To learn some new techniques, to open my eyes for different styles of taking a picture and simply try and play a bit more with the camera. We w

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Trip Report Buenos Aires – Puerto Madero

  Puerto Madero is one of those modern quarters which could be anywhere in the world. Tall apartment bulidings with concierge service, expensive yachts, coffee shops and fashion shootings. As traffic is usually loud and dirty all over

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Trip Report Palermo Hollywood

  Palermo Hollywood, Palermo Soho and Palermo Viejo are the "fancy" parts of Buenos Aires. Many young hip people and european-like streets and stores are found.  The hípodromo is the place where it is "seen and be seen", and also the

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Trip Report Buenos Aires – some impressions

    Buenos Aires was planned for a stopover, but in the end I stayed here for 3 weeks. I didn´t want to travel any more, no more planes, no more buses, no more schedules for some days. I found a nice and cheap hotel close to the ceme

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Trip Report Let it go…

Who was going to say that the most difficult part of this journey was going to be to actually get the time off work? Well, I didn’t see that coming! I’ve been working in the same place for six years now and usually take my vacations when I wan

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Trip Report Ticket to ride!

This is my second travel blog and the first one was so amazing it's going to be hard to top (please visit thegilmoregirlsexperience.traveloca.com). This time though the story is very different, and so are the circumstances. This time I’m traveli

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Trip Report Ruta de los 7 lagos, Bariloche, Argentina

In Bariloche, we picked up our rental car and drove the "ruta de los 7 lagos", the seven-lakes-route via San Martin de los Andes, Junin de los Andes and Confluencia. Unfortunately the lakes were too cold to swim in, but the windy road and dry landsca

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Trip Report El Calafate, Argentina

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Trip Report Perito-Moreno-Glacier, Argentina

Today we made a trip to the magnificient glacier Perito-Moreno. With a boat we crossed Lago Roca to start our climb. With crampons, we started our hike to the crevasses and ponds of melted water. A condor showed up in the mountains.

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Trip Report Torres del Paine

A 17 hour bus trip brought us to Torres del Paine National Park, and to the beautiful town of El Calafate. The burnt trees are from an incident with a tourist, whose campfire got out of control.

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Trip Report Rio Gallegos, Argentina

Rio Gallegos Rio Gallegos Laguna Azul Cabo Virgenes Cabo Virgenes Endless road into nowhere (or: freedom as far as the eyes can see) Cabo Virgenes Route 40

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Trip Report Ushuaia

Ushuaia, the southernmost city in the world   The train of the end of the world. It was established as a colony for convicts Southernmost post office of Argentina The final point of the Panamerican Highway sea lion colony, centered in the Beagle

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Trip Report “I’d Rather Be in [Philadelphia]”

Sense of adventure. Let's go. We’d rather be in New York City. Last minute planning is over, we are on track, and getting our luggage ready for departure. Next week our grate little adventure comes to be. We are excited and, on a personal note,

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Trip Report “The Ins and Outs of Inns”

Although Google Maps says the whole trip takes about 5 hours, we decided to make a pit stop to make it more interesting, and a bit longer, so we gave our road trip two whole days to suck in all we can off these quaint towns. There was another deci