Posts filed under: South America

  “Buenos Aires is a city that needs an exclamation point after its name. And maybe all caps. BUENOS AIRES! seems to capture the city’s exuberant, exhausting, and beautiful urban buzz.”- source I’ve been to Buenos Aires a few times. No, no, it’s not enough. It’s a lovely city full...
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All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. – Walt Disney. Tell me a good story about a place and I will go there. It is hard for me to refuse a little bit of magic, even if it is only in cartoon films....
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I am not sure if I even mentioned it, but I was quite impressed by Argentina, its culture, food, people and obviously landscapes. I was lucky to discover many places from the north to south, but somehow I never (during the whole two years of living and traveling in South...
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When you hear stories about something more that fifty times from different people, you get to te point that you really want to find out what the fuss is about. For two years of my life in Chile and traveling around South America I have heard from many people, mostly...
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“The gladdest moment in human life, me thinks, is a departure into unknown lands.” – Sir Richard Burton Spanish version below as requested by some of you. It all started when María, as always inspirational, showed me photos from her trip to Chiloé. She complained about getting totally wet on...
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I mentioned this once or twice (or very much possibly more) before that I really like peguins. Whenever possible I look for them on my travels, but often do not have much luck. Those of you, who read my blog on regular basis my remember the post I wrote on...
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  • Bariloche, Argentina
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From my first days of living in South America I was listening to some stories from other people how beautiful Bariloche is. They admired the landscapes, food, people and most surprisingly chocolate. Since my curiosity would never be satisfied if I did not go there and see and taste it...
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  • San pedro de Atacama, Chile
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Some of you, who visit the blog from time to time might already know that I lived in the desert of Atacama for 2 years. I have written a number of posts on where to go and what to do in this part of Chile. I don’t know about you,...
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It was Friday, a day of a surprise birthday dinner for María, a friend I made in Chile. As the evening was unfolding, I mentioned how much I like penguins and my search for those elegantly funny birds was not very successful during the two years of my living in Chile....
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The bus ride was bumpy. All passengers squeezed in a tiny van, unable to stretch properly if necessary headed to Bolivian Copacabana. It was my first time. The plans of visiting the highest lived lake in the world started two years ago when I first stood on South American soil....
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