Monthly Archives: March 2013

Day 87 – Porteno days

Almost 2 weeks in Buenos Aires now and Nobbies are loving a temporary life as a Porte

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Day 86 – River Plate vs Velez

Going to see any sport at a stadium now won’t be the same after experiencing a soccer (futbol) game in BA. Home game for River Plate (red & white) was a nil all draw but the non stop off field … Continue reading

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Photo of the day

Greetings from Ecuador! Our days of travelling are moving faster than the hours spare to update our blogs. We have not been so fortunate to have access to fast internet through Peru and Bolivia for large photo gallery uploads. However, … Continue reading

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Day trip to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

A friend, Sharon had recommended Colonia, Uruguay before we embarked on our trip to South America. This planted a seed in working out possible routes into Brazil. Uruguay attracts a lot of sun lovers to its coast and we started … Continue reading

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Day 85 – Tango and Chinese

Excitement to find BA’s Chinatown and have our first Chinese meal in 3 months. We are missing spicy food so much. The night before did the obligatory tango show. Bit touristy but worth going to see.

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My tomb is bigger than yours in Recoleta cemetery

There are so many highlights to see in Buenos Aires it was no wonder we had to spend two weeks here, and yet it didn’t seem enough time. Each day was filled with new sights but one that I had … Continue reading

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Day 84 – Don’t cry for me Argentina

Nobbies have been singing ‘Don’t cry for me Argentina’ for 6 weeks now so we dropped in on Evita at Recoleta cemetery and wandered for hours amongst the ostentatious crypts of dignitaries, notables and the wealthy. I asked Ben would … Continue reading

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Day 83 – Colonia, Uruguay for the day

Day trip across the bay to Uruguay to visit a beautiful historic town, Colonia. An hour ferry ride also gives us access to ATM’s that dispense US$. Gotta love the greenback in Argentina.

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Day 82 – Day off

Nobbies on a day off. Well we call this our task day researching what, how, where to go next week after BA. Looks like more long bus trips ahead to Iguazu Falls & Brazil. Thought you’d like a change of … Continue reading

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The Day of Memory

On our first Sunday in Buenos Aires we decided to go for a wander to Plaza de Mayo to take in some of the city sights. As we neared the centre, we started to notice people painting things on the … Continue reading

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