I love waterfalls. Doesn't everyone? Rating the three grand falls we've seen, I have to say Iguazu is the most impressive. Super powerful. Of course it might depend on the season. In a heavy rain year, flooding of the lower area can cause the falls to be less impressive. Walkways on both the Brazil side … Continue reading Three Falls To See
Just like our 2015 visit to Buenos Aires, we walk on the pedestrian bridge under its soaring cantilever spar before going to a nearby restaurant for our last dinner in the city. This time, though, the tour guide mentions the bridge's designer––Calatrava––who, he says proudly, is "a native Argentinian." We recognize the name. No, we … Continue reading Beautiful Bridges
Two Opera Houses
We're recently back from Australia, where a trip would not be complete without seeing the Sydney Opera House. From the outside, that is. This structure is perhaps the most photographed in the world, and justifiably so. It is beautiful. On the outside. We did our share of picturing––from viewpoints, from the bridge, from the ferry. … Continue reading Two Opera Houses
Buenos Aires Revisited
We fly from Ushuaia into Buenos Aires' domestic airport denoted as AEP (for Spanish Aeroparque). I love when we use this hectic little airport because it is right in the city, on the banks of the Rio De la Plata River, which looks like the ocean. The … Continue reading Buenos Aires Revisited
A few years ago, I wanted to see Antarctica and my husband wanted to see Patagonia, so we compromised and took a pre-trip to Bariloche on our way to Antarctica. We loved Antarctica and liked Bariloche very much. Our primary take-away: we want to see more of Patagonia. That's what prompted us to sign up … Continue reading Patagonia!