IguazĂș 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 “IguazĂș Falls, South America’s Wonder”

Port of Call Stanley, The Falkland Islands

Stanley the Capital of the Falkland Islands Growing in popularity with cruise ships, the Falkland Islands are located over a thousand miles east of Argentina. The archipelago consists of two main and 776 smaller islands. The capital is Stanley on East Falkland which is home to a majority of the nation’s three thousand residents. TheContinue reading “Port of Call Stanley, The Falkland Islands”

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 gaĂșchos and nowhere is that tradition celebrated more than in Buenos Aries. The gaĂșchos 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”

Port of Call Montevideo, Uruguay

Making a Day in the Port of Call Montevideo, Uruguay Tucked in between Brazil and Argentina along the South American coast is the county of Uruguay. Its capital and major port is the city of Montevideo where over half of the countries population of three million live. A frequent port on many South American cruiseContinue reading “Port of Call Montevideo, Uruguay”

Hotels Near IguazĂș Falls

Hotel Saint George in Puerto IguazĂș, Argentina If your plans in the future include a visit to IguazĂș 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 IguazĂș Falls”

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”

IguazĂș Falls, The Ninth Natural Wonder of the World

A collection of video clips from two days at IguazĂș 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 “IguazĂș Falls, The Ninth Natural Wonder of the World”

IguazĂș Falls

IguazĂș 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 “IguazĂș Falls”