Monthly Archives: January 2011

Ushuaia, Argentina – City at the End of the World

After visiting Buenos Aires we flew down to Ushuaia, the capital of the Argentine province of Tierra del Fuego, in preparation for our trip out to Antarctica. Don’t know if the photos show it, but it was pretty darn cold! After all, it is regarded as the southernmost city of the world and is the […]

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Uruguay 2010: Colonia del Sacramento

A day trip to the historic city of Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay was highly recommended for us during our stay in Buenos Aires. Located less than an hour away from Buenos Aires by ferry, this beautiful place definitely didn’t disappoint with its Portuguese-style houses, historic quarter, and cobblestone streets. As the oldest town in […]

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Argentina 2010: Iguazu Falls

A visit to the mighty Iguazu Falls was a must during our trip through Argentina. The huge U-shaped waterfall shown early on is known as the “Garganta del Diablo” (Devil’s Throat), which marks the border between Argentina and Brazil. Due to the cost and time associated with obtaining a visa for Brazil, we opted not […]

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