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Oct 26, 2008 - Santa Fe to San Luis, Argentina

After our short travel day to Resistence, we've had 2 long days, 587 km. and 660 km. (that's 360/400 miles). Part of the area we've traveled through reminds us of north Texas. Very flat, with large areas of all sand and pine trees. We've even seen lots of cactus growing. The people at both the cities we've been in travel mostly by bicycle. Our morning devotions have really come true - our only rainy day (so far) was on Saturday, 10/25. We read Chapter 9, about the plague of hail! Fortunately, just lots of rain, but no hail. As we got...

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Apr 20, 2006 - Valle Fertil and the National Parks

We had read about two National Parks that we were going to be near so we thought we would do the sight seeing thing and go visit them. Described as other-wordly-moonscapes and out of this world landscape we were pretty excited. So we did both Ishigualasto (or Valle de la Luna) and Talampaya National Parks in the same day. Although the landscapes are pretty different to anything we had seen before, we have to say that we found them a bit boring (hence the innovative photo shots and the video!) and a waste of money( sorry to the geographers...

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Feb 19, 2006 - Mendoza to Villa Mercedes

As we left Mendoza we decended from the foothills of the Andes onto the flat plains of central Argentina. The roads started to get a little straighter and flatter all the time until I thought we were in Saskatchewan back in Canada. The main excitement was the speed and the narrow highway. Although they do have speed limits posted, they seem to be regarded as suggestions or minimums. There are police check points fairly regulary along the highway with speed zones marked at 60kmh. Even with the police standing at the side of the road the...

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