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Week 192 – Buenos Aires

The trip to Buenos Aires starts at the Brazilian – Argentinian border town of Puerto Iguazu where we caught the bus for the scheduled 17 hour trip to Buenos Aires.  A little perspective, Rio is located at the same relative location as Havana Cuba, Iguazu Falls at Fort Lauderdale. and Buenos Aires at Charlotte.  So... Continue Reading →

Week 192 – Igauzu Falls

After we got the passport situation squared away and properly checked into the “Iguazu Eco Hostel” things dramatically improved. One of the seven natural wonders of the world.  I am lucky that right after I booked the framework of the trip I saw a post on FB with a friend at Iguazu Falls.  So we... Continue Reading →

Week 191 – Buzios

Alexandra had the idea for Buzios from her friends – I had never heard of it.  We checked on getting a tour up but none fit our schedule so we decided to rent a car and drive.  We didn’t factor in “Brazil time” on the rental car pick up but we on the road by... Continue Reading →

Week 191 Rio

Very impressive and one of my favorite cities that I have ever been too.  We stayed at the intersection of the Ipanema and Copacabana beaches…they are actually located in the near suburbs of Rio as downtown is 30 minutes away.  A concern going in was street crime, we were probably overcautious but didn’t have any... Continue Reading →

Peru

Back in 2012, before moving to Korea, we had a family trip to Machu Picchu and Cusco. Very impressive but not an easy place to get to (maybe that is why no one knew about it from the Western world until mid-1800's).   The trip in 2012 entailed a flight to Lima, transfer and second flight to... Continue Reading →

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