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Argentina Here I Come!

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Riding in the surf
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Sullivan Peraino
Endurance training for horses on the beach in La Pedrera, Uruguay The sound of the ocean woke me at 6AM. The waves were pounding the beach so loudly that as I opened my eyes I would have thought …
The paddle
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Sullivan Peraino
Suzy enjoys the canoe ride across Laguna Rocha in Uruguay A thin bar of sand separates the sea from a long circuit of shallow lagoons which serve as a sanctuary for marine life and birds along …
Admiring the surf
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Sullivan Peraino
John admires the impressive surf along Uruguay's coast We traveled from Uruguay’s capital, Montevideo, east toward the Atlantic Ocean. As we left the city and passed through suburbs and then …
The market
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Sullivan Peraino
Exploring the San Telmo Sunday Market in Buenos Aires I'll be completely honest -- I love clothes. I adore coordinating outfits, accessories, shoes, make-up -- if it's pretty, I'm in. It's taken …
Tango dancers in the street
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Sullivan Peraino
A couple dancing the tango in the streets of La Boca We were greeted this morning by our bright and energetic guide, Jose. His enthusiasm and humor were literally infectious, and we soon found …
Taking a siesta
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Sullivan Peraino
Relaxing on the porch at Casa Zolo with a glass of Torrontes from the nearby Bodega Melipal Mendoza is the only province in Argentina that still observes a siesta. Actually -- scratch that -- that …
Our horse-drawn carriage
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Sullivan Peraino
Suzy takes the reins as our horses Malbec and Cabernet Sauvignon lead the way Another typical morning in Mendoza - out and off to a winery by 9AM! We drove 20 minutes to Lujan de Cuyo, where the …
The magnificent canyon
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Sullivan Peraino
Heading west on Ruta 7, we drove out of the pampas and vineyards of Mendoza and into the mountains. We passed the last vineyard and then entered a stunning red, orange and yellow limestone canyon. …
Cooking classes
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Sullivan Peraino
Our first day on our Mendoza tour has been nothing short of perfect - we cooked a meal in a busy Argentine kitchen, toured the largest family winery in the country, mailed 3 cases of wine back to the …
Off to Argentina
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Sullivan Peraino
Sullivan and Suzy take off for Argentina! Today's the day! South America adventure take 2. There are five flights between Missoula and our first destination - Mendoza, Argentina. This is the …

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