South America

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, …

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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, …

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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 …

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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, …

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In Santiago….. roaming the airports….

Interesting little airport here….. much bigger than I thought it would be, but most of the shops are closed now, so I figure I have 3 hours to burn… might as well leave the airport and see what mischief I can get myself into.  Getting an unexpected bump to first class is definitely the right start to the trip, since …

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