Top 10 Highlights of My 51-Day Trip in South America

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Tweet Imagine hearing samba music in the distance.  The drums. The rhythmic beat.  Just listening to the music sounds exotic.  Samba is very popular in Brazil, but the seductive dance moves are prevalent in many countries in South America.  From the Andes …

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Top 10 Things to Do in Rio de Janeiro

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Tweet My last destination of South America was Rio de Janeiro (“Rio”), Brazil and I found this city to be the perfect end to my travels.  As I relaxed on the beaches, Barry Manilow’s song “Copacabana” was the first tune …

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Paraty + Ilha Grande = Paradise

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Tweet It was towards the end of my South American adventure.  What can I say?  Beaches are paradise.  It was the medicine I needed.  After our travels to Iguazu Falls, one of the hot travel spots in South America, we …

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The Misadventures of Poo

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Tweet Poo on the ground It does not matter where in the world you are-you will always see the sight of poo.  And of course poo comes in all sorts of sizes, but today I will concentrate on the poo …

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Anyone need a shower? – Iguazu Falls

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Tweet After leaving Uruguay, we made our way to Iguzau Falls.  Iguazu Falls, shared by Brazil and Argentina, is an UNESCO World Heritage Site and is one of the top destination spots in South America.  Before leaving the States, I …

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Short break into Uruguay

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Tweet As I look back into my travels into Uruguay, it was a world-wind of a trip for plenty of reasons: Total of 5 days were spent in the country. Three places were visited:  Colonia, Montevideo, Estancia stay. I have encountered …

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Don’t cry for me Argentina – Buenos Aires

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Tweet As I walked along the streets of Buenos Aires, “Don’t Cry for Me Argentina,” the famous song from the musical Evita, was my soundtrack through the city. Don’t cry for me Argentina The truth is I never left you All through …

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Hiking in El Chalten

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Tweet After seeing the Perito Moreno Glacier, our next stop in our adventure was El Chalten, Argentina.  El Chalten is located about 3 hours away from El Calafate, Argentina and is known as the trekking capital of Argentina. There were …

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