Iguazú Falls, South America’s Wonder

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 In Buenos Aries

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”

A Great Steak 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”

Hotels Near Iguazú Falls

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”

Port of Call Ushuaia

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”

Port of Call Madryn, Argentina

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”

Iguazú Falls, The Ninth Natural Wonder of the World

A collection of video clips from two days at Iguazú Falls National Park Argentina. In recent years there have been a number of organizations that have attempted to update the lists of the seven natural wonders of the world along with modern and ancient wonders. The most widely accepted effort is a new consensus listContinue reading “Iguazú Falls, The Ninth Natural Wonder of the World”

Iguazú Falls

Iguazú Falls, Argentina’s True Natural Wonder 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 spreads out into jungle while the far side narrows and seems to funnel into a U shaped trough. Clouds of mist billow skyward asContinue reading “Iguazú Falls”

A Day In Antarctica

A Trip To The End Of The Earth Occupying a land area about the size of the United States and Mexico combined, Antarctica is the highest, driest, coldest, windiest and brightest place on Earth. It is completely covered by a layer of ice that averages more than one mile thick, but is nearly three milesContinue reading “A Day In Antarctica”