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Buenos Aires

After a nice cab ride from the airport (the driver might be the only person in all of Argentina who enjoys baseball), I checked into my hostel.  I found a few of my friends there, waiting with a nice chicken salad dinner.  Nice welcome, indeed.  It got nicer, as those...

Fin del Mundo

I struggled with the decision to go all the way down to Ushuaia.  On the one hand, it would cost a bunch of money, and I´d end up in a place with very little to do.  On the other hand, it´s as far south as civilization gets.  And so, I set off to see the End of The...

El Calafate and El Chalten

Our bus from Puerto Madryn down to Rio Gallegos was supposed to leave at 5PM and take about 14 hours.  Instead, it was delayed until 8:30 and took closer to 20 hours.  Then we had to wait around Rio Gallegos for our bus to El Calafate.  All in all, we spent about 30...

Puerto Madryn and Peninsula Valdez

Yet another night bus took us from Bariloche to Puerto Madryn, the Welsh settlement on the Atlantic coast of Patagonian Argentina.  In the first example of pre-planning on this entire trip, we actually booked a hostel ahead of time.  Not only that, but it was a hostel...

Bariloche

My time in Mendoza ended after I finally got around to the famed winery bicycle tour.  Of course, for various reasons, Robby and I were very nearly out of cash by the time we got out to Mr. Hugo’s Wine Tours that we were only able to actually tour one of the...