Chris on December 30th, 2008

Originally we planned to spend about two weeks in Buenos Aires, but getting short on time we decided that we couldn’t stick to our original plan. At most, we would only have six days—at the minimum three days if we made the trek to Iguazu Falls. Fellow travels told us that two to three days [...]

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Jodi on December 21st, 2008

Throughout our travels, we managed to bank some karma (if karma can be banked). We argued with a bus representative to help some Canadians get their money back. Their bus was canceled and the company refused to refund their money; the girls were clearly distressed. As we listened to their story, I bristled with the [...]

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Jodi on December 17th, 2008

At some point in a RTW trip, your desire to keep traveling weakens. When this occurs it’s hard to know what might spark a renewed interest in continuing; a stay in a 5-star hotel with down comforters and Egyptian sheets, a nice dinner out with an exquisite bottle of wine, or lazy days on a [...]

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Chris on December 16th, 2008

With the Perito Moreno glacier looming in front of us we knew exactly what we were about to see, yet we were not expecting to be overwhelmed by its beauty. Jodi and I have seen a few glaciers before, in North America and New Zealand, but for me this was by far the most impressive. [...]

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Chris on December 14th, 2008

We are surrounded! Everywhere we looked penguins went about their daily lives. Most just lay about keeping their newly hatched babies warm and safe; some were on their way to or from their Atlantic fishing grounds, and others entertained themselves by pecking the ankles of tourists milling about. Along with these daily activities, many juvenile [...]

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