Salta region is located in North Argentina, near the brorder with Bolivia and Chile. The landscape is famous for its colorful mountains created by differnt layers of volcanic eruptions. North Argentina is very different from the southern part in many ways; the climate is very dry, mountains are higher, people are more indigenous and traveling

Sunday July 13th, 2014

Iguazu Falls

Iguazú falls are one of the main Brazilian and Argentinian tourist attractions, it is located in the border between both countries. The falls are very big compared to what one could expect and a couple of days must be spent in order to see the falls from both sides. There is a discussion regarding which

Saturday July 5th, 2014

Angra dos Reis and Paraty

After Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, we went to Angra dos Reis and Paraty, two costal places in the Rio state that attract local tourism. Both cities are known for its paradisiac beaches, its colonial style and a unique costal shape made of small islands. We spent a few days on each place visiting the

Tuesday June 24th, 2014

Rio Carnival

The Brazilian Carnival is a huge event celebrated all along the country. However, this event is specially spectacular in cities like Recife, Olinda, Salvador and Rio, which are the most famous places to go for Carnival. In case you are in Brazil during this period, try to go there to celebrate it, otherwise you can find an

Thursday June 19th, 2014

Rio de Janeiro

After traveling around Argentina, Carnival time arrived and I went to Brazil to meet Laura again. First we spent some days in São Paulo and then we took a night bus to Rio. At the entrance of the city we found the hugest bus traffic jam ever which forced us to walk one kilometer to

Sunday June 8th, 2014

Bariloche and The Seven Lakes Route

Bariloche, as El Calafate, is a city with not much to do in a famous area. Apart of being a well-known place for summer vacation in Argentina is also famous as a ski resort. As you will see in the pictures is in a very green area with lots of lakes perfect for taking some

Wednesday June 4th, 2014

Península Valdés

Península Valdés is a very quirky place in the Argentinian Coast. Its location and geography make it a perfect place to be a good reproduction area for many species. During the whole year, you are able to see different species depending on the season. For instance, Sea Lions, Elegant Seals, Penguins, Whales… One of the

Wednesday May 28th, 2014

Perito Moreno glacier

Perito Moreno Glacier is more than a normal Glacier due to its geographical location. Besides magnificent views and the fact that is easy to see ice collapsing everyday, it is famous for breaking itself almost once per year. The rupture is a curious phenomenon where the glacier moves along till it creates a damm between

Wednesday March 26th, 2014

El Chaltén

El Chaltén is one of the best places in South Argentina to hike, in fact, many say it is the hiking capital of the whole country. Located inside Los Glaciares National Park, El Chaltén is the starting point of many low demanding tracks that will offer incredible views of Fitz Roy and Cerro Torre, two

Friday March 21st, 2014

Landing in Bs As

After a long scale in Rome I arrived to Buenos Aires where an Argentinean friend’s sister was waiting for me. She took me to the city center and she changed some money to me. During this short trip talking with her I started to feel curious abut some Argentininan particularities: Politics and economics. I went

Thursday March 13th, 2014
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