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Oct 18, 2007 - Santiago Del Estero

Our overnight bus ride to Santiago Del Estero (SDE), 12 hours from Buenos Aires and in the north of the country was a revelation. A large double decker bus. We were on the top deck where the large comfortable seats reclined into flat beds. Champagne and snacks were served soon after we set off which was swiftly followed by dinner, wine and a movie, together with waitress service. A journey to rival first class air travel. SDE would not be first on any ones list of places to visit in Argentina. It is a fairly unremarkable town, with no...

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Jun 1, 2006 - Argentina - Esteros del Iberá

This trip with Tracy was turning into one of those journeys of accomplishment for me...where I was actually VISITING all those places that I'd TRIED VISITING before but never quite made it! First Iguazú Falls, and now Esteros del Iberá. Esteros del Iberá is the second-largest wetlands area in South America, second only to the Pantanal in Brazil (a "wetland" is an area in which water is the main factor controlling its environment and biodiversity). Encompassing around 15,000 sq km, it's the largest protected area in Argentina (called the...

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