>I woke up this morning to the news that my plane from last night still hadn’t left the ground….And it was 60 degrees and sunny in Buenos Aires…(and wasn’t it raining in NY? :-). I headed up to the La Biela Cafe for a leisurely breakfast. Then took a swing...Read more
>Day 98…not time to go home yet! (Friday)
>As I previously reported, I moved my flight from tonight to Sunday night to avoid the chaos at the airport due to the closure yesterday, and continued cancellations today. My Round The World ticket allows changes, and the apartment we’re in was still available for the weekend, so it didn’t...Read more
>Day 97. Tango Show. (Thursday).
>On Thursday, I opted for a day of rest. Katherine still wanted to see some sights (and do some more shopping :-). One of the highlights of her excursion was doing the backstage tour of the Teatro Colon. It has just reopened after a major renovation….and she was impressed. They...Read more
>Day 96. Back to BsAs (Wednesday)
>We had thought we would have to wait until Thursday to fly back to Buenos Aires. We were also checking the option of taking the bus. There is an executive overnight bus that has beds (like the first class section of the airplane), and they feed you and serve wine...Read more
>Day 95. Mendoza. (Tuesday)
>On our second day in Mendoza, Katherine headed out for her dream of horseback riding in the Andes. The following is provided by Katherine, as a contributing author :-). ——————–With mountains on all sides, and the vividly blue lake formed by the Potrerillos Dam (which is the source of water...Read more
>Day 98. Extending trip to 101 days!
>We have more to share with you for days 95-97, but just wanted all of you to know that I have extended my trip for two additional days! I was to fly home this evening, but the airport has been closed for two days due to the volcanic ash cloud...Read more
>Days 93-94. Mendoza….wine country!
>(posted Day 96….we are now back in Buenos Aires….they reopened the airport a day earlier than expected). As most of you know, Argentina is famous for its Malbecs, and Mendoza is “the” place…so on Sunday (day 93), we headed out of Buenos Aires for wine country. When we arrived, Katherine...Read more
>Day 95….volcanic ash!
>I didn’t forget about days 93/94, but will fill you in about those days later. But thought I would just check in to let you all know that, yes, we are being affected by the volcanic ash. We were to return to BA today from Mendoza, but the airport here...Read more
>Day 92. Tango!
>During the day, Katherine headed over to the market, the design center and the Evita Museum, while I lounged around. Then, the big event of the day………..TANGO lesson with Cherie and Ruben! What fun! For about an hour and a half, they attempted to make tango dancers out of both...Read more
>Days 90/91. Iguazu to BA
>This morning we took advantage of the guided walk through the jungle with a guide from the hotel, Dora the explorer (aka, Nazeret)… She called birds for us, including a toucan and showed us all of the different plant life. In this area, a company came in and planted a...Read more