Argentinian Chronicles are back! It’s been a while since my last post…actually I had to set up a bit my life in a non nomadic way: job, city, mood swap!
But I kept on traveling for small trip, especially mountains of course…it’s winter sports time!
Anyway, I just realized I didn’t write a proper post about Buenos Aires (except from this). And it’s been very surprising! The occasion for this epiphany has been the planning for my next trip: Buenos Aires, Montevideo and Punta del Est for a very special occasion: friends’ wedding!
So BUENOS AIRES, here I come! Continue reading
On the way to Puerto Iguazù we had a couple of hours stop over at the Buenos Aires domestic airport (Jorge Newbery). There wasn’t time enough to plan some visit to a museum or to reach the city centre, so we decided to go to the Japanese Gardens, which were just behind the airport. It was a very sunny day so we had 30 minutes walk to there.
Puerto Iguazù (18-20)
1338 km from Buenos Aires
Travel agency: Caracol International
After the summer in Buenos Aires, the winter in Tierra del Fuego and the spring in Bariloche, we landed into the tropical summer in Puerto Iguazù. You’ll be impressed by the humidity you’ll find just on arriving at the airport: the typical subtropical climate (very warm in winter, very hot in summer).
20 km from the airport, located in the Misiones province, Puerto Iguazù is a very peculiar city because of it’s position by the border with Brazil and Paraguay. The explorer who found the place in the 16th Century was drawn by the noise of the water. And you can actually still hear it from several km.
If you’re looking for a good way to start the new year, I think driving 400 km of lakes and beautiful valleys is an idea!
So after desperately looking for a car to rent on the afternoon of 31st December (apparently all the cars in Bariloche wre already rented that day), we found the last one. So we had our new year’s eve dinner without any cares!
The next day, after collecting the car, we started our route to