A major departure port for South America cruises and a gateway to Antarctica, this city has much to see and experience. Home of the Tango, great steaks, wine and history.
Some of South America’s best hiking trails are found a couple of hundred miles up in the rain forests of Brazil and Argentina at the worlds largest waterfall complex.
Where the highway ends this park is literally at the end of world. Located on the Beagle Channel and home to huge numbers of sea birds and waterfowl, it is a naturalist’s paradise.
Visiting Iguazu falls, 1 of the 7 natural wonders of the modern world, requires at least one or two days at Porto Iguazu. Here’s an itroduction on where to stay.
Picture a wide, slow moving river flowing through tropical jungles around hundreds of islands thick with trees. The water at the nearer bank flattens and slowly spreads out into jungle, while the far side narrows and seems to funnel into a U shaped trough. Clouds of mist billow skyward as the trough drops away intoContinue reading “Iguazú Falls, South America’s Wonder”
The Bristol Hotel A Great Choice For Location and Economy in Buenos Aries On a recent trip to Antarctica we passed through Buenos Aries twice. The first was an extended visit and the second was a place to stay in transit. In both occasions we stayed at the Bristol Hotel in were very happy withContinue reading “The Bristol Hotel In Buenos Aries”
Don’t miss great steaks at incredible prices in Buenos Aries. Argentina is most famous for the tango and gaúchos and nowhere is that tradition celebrated more than in Buenos Aries. The gaúchos are South American horsemen honored for their skill, but they are above all else, cattlemen and Argentina is a country that knows somethingContinue reading “A Great Steak In Buenos Aries”
Hotel Saint George in Puerto Iguazú, Argentina If your plans in the future include a visit to Iguazú Falls (if you are a traveler – it should) we would recommend staying for a night or two in the area. The falls are truly one of the natural wonders of the world. See our article onContinue reading “Hotels Near Iguazú Falls”
Ushuaia, Argentina, Gateway to Antarctica Introduction Ushuaia is often referred to as the end of the world and is the capital of Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. It is recognized as the southernmost city in the world. Ushuaia is located in a wide bay on the southern coast of Isla Grande de Tierra del Fuego, boundedContinue reading “Port of Call Ushuaia”
Porta Madryn, Argentina – the Heart of Patagonia Introduction Puerto Madryn is an amazing city that is very popular with cruise itineraries in South America. While Mydryn itself is a modern and thriving city with much to offer, the big attraction in the area is the national parks. The park of Mirador Elefantes Marinos has becomeContinue reading “Port of Call Madryn, Argentina”