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Day 371 Puerto Iguazu, Argentina: Falls of Iguaza (Argentina)

Monday, June 26th, 2006

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After the complimentary breakfast which was really worth the extra money, I hauled my black market looking back pack and hit the border. At ten o’clock, there were thousands of people already streaming across the long bridge that connected with Brazil. I found the immigration office and was surprised that it was empty. Just one lady and her stamp. I was the only one out of thousands an hour who was doing the immigration thing. Just insane, as there were officers all over the place and Brazil is supposedly clamping down on the black market.
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Day 367 Posada, Argentina: Ah hell, Sunday.

Monday, June 26th, 2006

Not much to do but wander the streets and window shop for boots. About the only constructive thing I did was to find out where the Paraguayan Embassy was. It was of course closed, but it would save me time for tracking it down.

Photos: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Monday, May 29th, 2006
IMG_2687.JPG The old and the new. As I sit here in a Italian Restaurant of the Bus Terminal/Shopping mall, people are staring at me like I am nuts. When I got here yesterday, there were ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 359 Buenos Aires, Argentina: A shopping I will go.

Monday, May 29th, 2006
IMG_2699.jpg I tried. I shopped. I walked my ass off and shopped. I just couldn't find anything worth it. They had some decent trekking boots, but at $200-250, it was just ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 358 Buenos Aires, Argentina: On time.

Monday, May 29th, 2006
IMG_2691.JPG I wanted to get some sight seeing done so I chose to do the most interesting tourist attraction in Buenos Aires, the cemetary in Recoletta. Now a cemetery you say? Yup, the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 357 Buenos Aires, Argentina: Argentina Revolution Day.

Monday, May 29th, 2006
IMG_2695.JPG Being a thursday, usually it would make for a good shopping day. Not too many people out and about as the majority are working, and all shops are open as usual. Well, ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 356 Buenos Aires, Argentina: Plan of attack.

Friday, May 26th, 2006
IMG_2679.JPG There wasn't any couches around to laze around, so the bed was it. I got up long enough to head down the store to pick up some oatmeal. I had the urge ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 355 Buenos Aires, Argentina: Fitting in, things to do.

Friday, May 26th, 2006
IMG_2682.JPG I'm still not a big fan of big cities and although Buenos Aires holds an aire of refinement and mystery, it still wasn't all that exciting to me. What was enjoyable was having ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 354 Buenos Aires, Argentina: Tango city.

Friday, May 26th, 2006
IMG_2678.JPG I woke up in the city of European flair, Tango, Culture, and snobbiness only found in Buenos Aires. The last part I think is over dramatic. Chileans were supposed to be the ... [Continue reading this entry]

Day 353 Ushuaia, Argentina: Iím outta here.

Friday, May 26th, 2006
IMG_2677.JPG With a flight scheduled for 9pm, the whole day was open. The blog did take longer than I expected to upload as the pictures were behind farther than the writing. If you ... [Continue reading this entry]