Category: Argentina

Mural near La Boca 1

Don’t cry for me Argentina…

You never appreciate what you have untill you no longer have it. That’s the thought that went through my mind on my last day in Buenos Aires. Towards the end of my stay, I kind of felt that I stayed “too long”, that I’ve seen most of the things already, things were getting a bit boring. But as I planned my last full day in Buenos Aires, I realised that I had to leave one day earlier. I’ve always thought I had to leave on a sunday morning at 6am, meaning I would still have a friday night to go...

Sunset at Puerto Madero 2

First week in Buenos Aires

Next country / city on the list was Buenos Aires – Argentina. After coming from Brazil, the culture here is quite different even it’s on the same continent. People often call Buenos Aires the Paris of South-America and there is a good reason for that. A lot of the buildings here have a strong European if not French influence. According to the guide from the tour, apparently when they were building up Buenos Aires the French culture was at its peak so they “copied” a lot of it. I can’t say I’ve been to many mountains or nature parks here...

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Argentina – Iguazu / Buenos Aires

To be honest, I have very little knowledge on the countries in South America. It hasn’t really caught my interest untill recently. I’ve always had a stronger interest in Asia, probably since I’m Asian myself and I don’t speak Spanish or Portugese. But since I’ve got the opportunity to travel for a year I might as well check out what South America has to offer. Hence my more extensive research on the South American countries. Iguazu Falls (IguaƧu falls) One of the great natural wonders of the world, the entire area around is on the UNESCO World Heritage list. Iguazu...