The Historic Town of Colonia, Uruguay

Colonia, Uruguay

We travelled to Colonia del Sacramento from Buenos Aires by fast ferry over the Rio de la Plata, which according to some is the widest river in the world although it isn’t considered a river at all by others. Hmmm….. confusing. We are staying at another gorgeous little hotel called Hotel la Mision, which is right on […]

Welcome to Bariloche

Bariloche, Argentina

I’d been told that Bariloche had spectacular scenery and was not to be missed, so based on this research and nothing else I booked a flight. Much later, I did a little bit of research and discovered that Bariloche is also considered the chocolate capital of Argentina.  What a happy coincidence! On our first evening in the town, we had […]

The Iguazu Falls

Iguazu Falls, South America

I went to Puerto Iguazu with the aim of seeing the Iguazu Falls….and see it I did, from almost every conceivable angle……from above by helicopter, from below in a jet boat, from Brazil, and from Argentina. The weirdest thing about it is that every single time you see them you are still taken aback at just […]