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John and Cathy's Argentina Adventure

With help from our friends at Adventure Life we experienced much of Argentina. From the restaurants and cafes of Buenos Aires to the natural beauty of Patagonia, the Perito Moreno glacier and the Iguazu Falls we fell in love with the country.

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Waiting for Evita to appear
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John Power
Home with memories to treasure for a lifetime.
Commemorating those who disappeared during the Dirty War
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John Power
Last day in BA, Argentina. We slept late and packed before touring the old section of La Boca. This is the old Italian section of city with a great history. We made one misstep and wound up in the …
A sunny day in Argentina
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John Power
As we had an early check-out and mid-afternoon flight the hotel staff graciously let us check out and spend the day by the pool. After all of our activity since we got to Argentina it was some …
Day 3
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John Power
Looking forward to a really great day. We will visit Iguazu Falls, the second largest falls in the world, second only to Victoria falls in Africa. Our tour started in the sub-tropical rain forest …
Traffic on the main drag
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John Power
Another early flight but well worth it to give us more time in Iguazu. We were met by our guide and driven to our new digs, the Iguazu Jungle Lodge. Wow! Beautiful room, or should I say suite. We …
The main drag in BA
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John Power
Today we returned to BA from el Calafate. BA is having a heat wave (37 degrees C) and it shows. There are not many people stirring. Margie has to head back to the states today so we will miss her …
Angels wept
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John Power
Another early start. After a quick breakfeast we grabbed the last two seats on the tour bus to the Perito Moreno Glacier. One's first views of the glacier are deceptive. Your really can't tell the …
Beauty amongst the sadness
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John Power
Today was a travel day so we had breakfeast early. The ubiquitous ham and cheese sandwiches appeared again. We did some shopping for gifts before leaving Ushuaia. Check-in and flight to El Calafate …
At deaths door, Cementerio de Recoleta
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John Power
Another great day, sunny and clear when it needed to be. AM shower gave way to a beautiful afternoon. Drove with Canal tour guide Augustino to southend. Like his fellow guide at Canal Augustino was …
Cathy visits her favorite place
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John Power
A perfect day,weather-wise,for our trip to Tierra del Fuego National Park. We were picked up early by guide, Freddie, from Canal tours. What a great guide! His English was far superior to our …
Breakfast at Cafe Tortoni
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John Power
Today was an early day. We had an early breakfeast and an early pick-up by our driver and Leo for our trip to the airport. After a return to the hotel for some forgotten item, we headed out again. …
Cafe Tortoni, a must see in BA
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John Power
Started the day with breakfeast in hotel. It was nice to meet a couple from US at the hotel. Next was a city tour with tour guide, Leo. We finally met our tour mate, Margie from Salt Lake City. Much …
Day 2
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John Power
Today we discovered that it is difficult to change traveler's checks here. After much walking and even more patience, we had our pesos. Decided to ride the BA metro to the zoo. The metro is quite …
Love the outdoor art!
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John Power
After months of anticipation we were finally on our flight to Buenos Aires. We were able to book a non-stop from New York, so the flight was doable. We were able to get some sleep on the plane. Our …

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