December 1, 2020

Trip to Patagonia – Jan 4-5, 2015 – Fly to Buenos Aires; Tour Parana Delta; Return to Singapore

– from the Itinerary: Jan 4 – We depart Calafate for the airport after breakfast today, boarding our flight north to rejoin the porteños in Buenos Aires. Once there, we’ll check into our hotel and have the day at leisure to absorb more of the culture, architecture, and character of this memorable port city before gathering for a night of reminiscing with fellow travelers over a Farewell Dinner at a local restaurant. Jan 5 – After breakfast, we spend this morning touring the area where the Parana River empties into the Rio de la Plata on its way into the …

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Trip to Patagonia – Dec 23, 2014 – Fly to Bariloche

– from our Itinerary: Today, we trade man-made skyscrapers for a natural skyline as we depart Buenos Aires after breakfast for our flight to Bariloche, during which we can gaze out the windows at the frosted peaks that surround this lakeside city nestled in the foothills of the Andes. Set along the banks of the 40-mile-long Lake Nahuel Huapi, San Carlos de Bariloche—as the city is more formally known—is the gateway to Patagonia’s Lake District, and has a distinctly alpine flavor indicative of its strong Central European influence. This is most apparent in the wood and stone architecture of the …

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Trip to Patagonia – Dec 22, 2014 – Explore Buenos Aires

– from our Itinerary: This morning, we discover the rich history of Buenos Aires—an epic tale of birth and rebirth, protests and passions, suffering and triumph set against the placid landscape of the Rio de la Plata—from a local perspective, as we explore it barrio (neighborhood) by barrio during today’s excursion. Startling contrasts await us as we experience the bustle of the city’s cultural center. We begin with Plaza de Mayo—site of Argentina’s answer to the White House, the Casa Rosada, and the heart of Buenos Aires’ political life. From there, we wander the wide boulevards of Avenida 9 de …

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Trip to Patagonia – Dec 21, 2014 – Buenos Aires, Argentina

– from our Itinerary: We arrive in the cosmopolitan capital of Argentina this morning, where we’ll check in to our hotel, meet the other travelers and join our resident expert Trip Leader. We’ll slip into the swirl of activity that fills the surrounding streets, joining the flurry of pedestrian traffic, business workers, and fashionistas as we get to know our surroundings during an orientation walk. As we stroll the heart of Buenos Aires, we’ll catch a glimpse of the endless options and activities available to us during our stay: sidewalk cafés ideal for people-watching over cortado (coffee with milk) and …

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