Buenos Aires: caminitos & camiñatas [eng]

[para ler em português, clique aqui] Between almacéns y alfajores, parrillas and tangos: what I learned in my last visit to Buenos Aires was that there are lots of calories to be consumed, but also a lot of walking to burn them off. Three days, 45 kilometers, about 1800 calories torched: the capital city of…

Buenos Aires: caminitos y caminhadas

TO READ THIS TEXT IN ENGLISH, CLICK HERE   Entre almacéns e afajores, parrillas e tangos: o que aprendi na minha última visita à Buenos Aires foi que há muito o que se esbaldar, mas muito o que caminhar. Três dias, 45 kilometros, cerca de 1800 calorias queimadas: a cidade capital dos nossos hermanos é…

La Quiaca y Villazón

Although in general people get happy when their flight/bus/train arrive earlier than scheduled, it wasn’t the greatest thing for us when that happened. We were supposed to arrive at 6am in La Quiaca, on the Argentinean border with Bolivia, but we actually got there at 3:40 – the middle of the night, and customs wouldn’t…

The pretty Salta, Argentina

A note on Tucumán: we were just there for a connection to get a bus to Salta. A detail: the bus company wouldn’t accept our US dollars, and there were no exchange houses at the bus terminal. Luckily we had met Jorge, a Spanish cool dude that paid all our tickets (with the promise that…