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Colonia & Montevideo: Diversion

June 27, 2011

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What had originally been planned as a 2-day stop in Uruguay en route north eventually wound up being a 4-day sojourn in two nice but dull towns. I disembarked the ferry from Buenos Aires, the nicest mode of transport I have experienced travelling so far, in Colonia del Sacramento, a nice coastal town. “Nice” is […]

Buenos Aires: Metropolis

June 23, 2011

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After arriving in Buenos Aires stupidly early and hence wasting away an hour at the bus terminal fortifying myself with coffee, I checked into Milhouse Avenue (which carried a reputation as being a party hostel) and immediately went on a walking tour of the La Boca neighbourhood of the city. The area has a reputation […]

Cordoba: Student Life

June 16, 2011

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Thanks to the nasal acoustics of the Argentinian sat next to me on my bus from Mendoza to Cordoba, I was unable to get any sleep at all and thus spent my first morning in Argentina´s second city catching up on rest. I had checked into Tango Hostel, a friendly place with decent facilities with […]