Monthly Archives: February 2012

Time to Tango

January 1 started out as our least exciting day in Buenos Aires.  (It would end with one of our highlights.)  As in the rest of the world, things are closed.  We started the day headed to Plaza Italia in Palermo … Continue reading

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A Cemetery and Fireworks

We went by cab from San Telmo to Recoleta, transferring barrios as the portenos had done in response to a yellow fever epidemic.  Well, the portenos did not include the cab part.  (The inhabitants of Buenos Aires are called portenos … Continue reading

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“Don’t Cry for Me Argentina”

Day Two (New Years’ Eve) in Buenos Aires found us with time to explore.  From our hotel in Puerto Madera, it was an easy walk over the bridge to the Government House, commonly known as Casa Rosada.  (Yes, it is … Continue reading

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Arriving in Argentina

Just before the new year 2011, we took the overnight flight from Houston to Buenos Aires (10 1/2 hours).  Medication is a wonderful thing; I slept most of the way.  Be prepared, those entering Argentina do not queue.  The lines … Continue reading

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Who am I?

I am a retired attorney who loves to travel.  Several years ago I began working on a Century Club membership achieved by traveling to 100 countries.  Today, at 49 years of age the count is at 82.  Many were visited … Continue reading

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Winter in South America

Snow birds may head to Florida, but why not South America during our winter when the southern hemisphere is enjoying its summer?  Ever been to Disney World in January or February and seen all the groups of Brazilian and Argentinian … Continue reading

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India in April

Continuing my quest to reach 100 foreign countries visited, we are going to India in April.  It will be the cruise approach, which hopefully will limit my health concerns.  I consider this a teaser trip.  If I love the taste of … Continue reading

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