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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Wonderful colors of Mercado … [Brazil]

Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Tefe, Manaus, Foz do Iguaçu Etc. had wonderful markets. It was an experience just to stroll around these markets and I did try various snacks in these markets. The most wonderful experience, for me, was the bright colors all around. I love fruits and I have been to many tropical countries, …

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A visit to the massive Itaipu Dam … [Brazil/Paraguay]

To be frank, until I started my research for the South American trip, I had not heard of Itaipu Dam. When I actually saw the dam, I realized its size and its impact. The dam is situated right at the Brazil/Paraguay border. Itaipu dam is considered a marvel of the Modern World. Itaipu dam is …

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