South America – Getting around …

South America is not a cheap place to travel around. Following are some tips/suggestions based on my experiences ... Buenos Aires, Argentina (Airport Code: EZE)  The bus ride took around 45min. I would highly recommend avoiding the pre-paid taxis. It is an utter rip-off. If your baggage is not that heavy or extensive, it is …

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Le Americana – An awesome lunch experience … [Argentina]

One cannot ignore the Spanish influence in Argentina ... One of the imports is Empanada, the yummy baked (or fried) meat-filled pastry. Based on reviews I had read online, I had lunch at Le Americana. Given below is the Google Maps direction to get to the Le Americana restaurant I went to: https://www.google.co.in/maps/dir/Congreso+de+la+Naci%C3%B3n+Argentina,+Av.+Rivadavia+1864,+C1033AAV+CABA,+Argentina/la+americana+buenos+aires/@-34.6090389,-58.394403,17z/data=!3m1!4b1!4m13!4m12!1m5!1m1!1s0x95bccac2cd859503:0x75cdafaaef2b946!2m2!1d-58.3926061!2d-34.6098208!1m5!1m1!1s0x95bccac2feb3b3e5:0x59d5211cfbbd22b9!2m2!1d-58.3918225!2d-34.6082465   This …

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Tigre Delta … [Argentina]

Tigre Delta, in Buenos Aires province of Argentina, is where the Parana River drains into the Atlantic Ocean. Please note that Parana River hosts the massive Itaipu Dam (at the Brazil/Argentina/Paraguay border, towards North). The entire Tigre Delta region is filled with a zillion waterways. Every house has its own private dock and there are …

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Estancia in San Antonio de Areco – Day trip to a Ranch … [Argentina]

The day trip to the Ranch was an awesome experience, made all the more special by my Guide, Marcelo. Since I was the only customer for the tour that day, I had the luxury of a private tour 🙂    Nowadays, the Gaucho culture is limited to various ranches, but there was a time they …

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