Iguacu means “mighty waters” in the language of the Guarani people who inhabited this area before European settlers arrived in the mid 16th century. When Spanish explorer Nuñez Cabeza de Vaca discovered the falls in 1542, he wanted to call them Santa Maria. The falls are indeed “mighty” though, and locals didn’t care a heck of a lot about Santa …Read More »
Iguazu – no words necessary – An Iguazu Falls photoblog
Photolog link: http://www.rishisankar.com/Travel/Argentin/Iguazu-Day-1-2009-9th-November/10264737_dBppf#708379585_brAaD Iguazu – no words necessary : An Iguazu Falls photoblogRead More »
Why it pays to have things go wrong, sometimes!!!
In our everyday passages, we spout idioms and cliches; “It is, what it is”, “It’ll work out for the best”, blah blah blah, thinking that sometimes a misstep or misadventure will some how work out for and have a completely positive result. I typically find that one must set and put things in motion for positive results to occur. Tonight, …Read More »
Two days in Buenos Aires and waiting for Iguazu
First impressions do go a long way anywhere in the world, but after two busy days in Buenos Aires, I’ll add and expand to my impression list. There is quality food all round, even in the tourist ghettos of Florida St. The Marriott happened to be at the end of this long pedestrian corridor filled with tourist shops, street performers, …Read More »
I'm too old for pub crawls….
As one gets a bit older, there is the undeniable, inexorable passages of time. In my 20’s, I loved the drinking and partying, one could find in random cities across the world; however the more cities I see, the more I realize that the world is slowly creeping towards one vision. Thank the effects of globalization! A mega club in …Read More »
Buenos Aires….maybe the Paris of South America eh?
Well after a full day of walking through BsAs, with a hangover from last night’s theatrics and drinking olympics; I have come up with the following facts: Taxis are cheap – like seriously cheap. Any cab ride gettting around the city regardless of the traffic should never cost more than30 pesos (8.50$ CDN) Beer is cheap – not seriously cheap, …Read More »
Buenos Aires, Colonia, Montevideo and Iguazu Falls Planning
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