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Iguazu Falls Upper Trail and Devil’s Throat, Argentina

httpv://youtu.be/wxYABo65Dv8 This video shows the view from the upper trail and from the walkways along the Devil’s Throat. The Argentine access across the forest, is by a Rainforest Ecological Train, The train brings visitors to the entrance of Devil’s Throat, as well as the upper and lower trails. The Paseo Garganta del Diablo is a 1-kilometre-long (0.6 mi) trail […]

IGUAZU FALLS (Cataratas del Iguazú), Argentina

httpv://youtu.be/mui7BLvrHxg By Judy J. Pinegar The name “Iguazu” comes from the Guarani (native Indian) words “y“, meaning “water”, and “ûasú “[wa?su], meaning “big”. Legend has it that a god planned to marry a beautiful woman named Naipí, who fled with her mortal lover Tarobá in a canoe. In rage, the god sliced the river, creating the waterfalls and condemning the lovers to an eternal […]

San Ignacio and the Misiones Jesuitico Guaranies, Argentina

httpv://youtu.be/IJ6uT7RTEig By Judy J. Pinegar Misiones Jesuitico Guaranies, (Jesuit Missions of the Guarani Indians) Now this is another small town, population 6,000, better paved, some asphalt and paving stones on other roads before getting to dirt. The Mission San Ignacio Mini is the main attraction down street lined with “tiendas turisticos” (little shacks selling stuff for […]

Scenes of Posadas, Capital City of Misiones, Argentina

httpv://youtu.be/pFav9fPO0lI By Judy J. Pinegar We decided to leave Carlos Pelegrini a day early, as it is so had to get around here, not a lot to do that we haven’t done, and very hot. We have three times eaten at the same restaurant, on two occasions it was the only open place in town, […]

In Carlos Pelegrini and Esteros del Iberia, Argentina

httpv://youtu.be/pZ-jeqN0KCI By Judy J. Pinegar I had planned our stay at a Hospedaja (rooms behind a private house rented by the night) and I had taken one without meals because we were so used to having food ALL around in towns, but this was not a town in that sense… as you will see… But […]

From Buenos Aires to Ciudad Mercedes Then to Carlos Pelegrini

By Judy Pinegar Well we have started our north eastern Argentine adventure, and it was a little rough at the beginning. We took the Via Barouche bus lines from Buenos Aires to Mercedes, a small town in the central portion of the north eastern province (like a state) in Argentina. It left at 7PM and […]

Overview of Buenos Aires, Argentina

httpv://youtu.be/YovnHi7Jeeg We’re back in Buenos Aires.  We took a ferry directly from Montevideo, Uruguay to Buenos Aires. It was supposed to arrive by 11 pm, but because of the delay in boarding and other factors it was an hour and half late. The biggest delay in boarding is that you have to go through immigration […]

Buenos Aires to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

By Judy Pinegar Feb 13 &14, 2013 After a frustrating morning trying to make reservations in the north eastern part of Argentina, we decided to go to Uruguay.  So a Subte ride downtown and a visit to the Barcobus (Ferry) Terminal and we had two tickets to travel on the ferry to Colonia del Sacramento […]

Buenos Aires, – Casa Rosada (Think White House for Argentina)

By Judy Pinegar Feb 12, 2013 With the Subte working a little better we rode to the Plaza De Mayo, a national park. right in front of the Casa Rosada (The Pink House) which used to be both the residence and office of the Argentine President. Now it is just an office, mostly for diplomatic […]

From New York to Argentina- Buenos Aires

By Judy Pinegar What a trip… wake up at 9 AM in New York, outside temperature low 30’s… 6 inches of snow on the ground, taxi to the airport, wait 2 hours, flight to Houston, Texas, 4 hours, wait in Houston airport 4 hours, 10 hour flight to Argentina, arrive at 10:20 AM in Buenos […]