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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Christ the Redeemer and Sugarloaf Mountain

January 14th ~ Rio de Janeiro This was to be our last full day in Brazil and we still had some “must see” places left to visit. 

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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil ~ Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches

January 13th ~ Rio de Janeiro A morning flight from Foz do Iguacu to Rio de Janeiro was followed by a short drive to check into our hotel. We caught our first glimpse of the “Christ the Redeemer” statue along … Continue reading

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Iguazu Falls – From the Argentina Side

January 12th We had both our Intrepid guide and a local guide today for our excursion to see the Argentina side of Iguazu Falls. Both were in agreement that an early start was a necessity in order to beat the … Continue reading

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The Ibera Wetlands of Argentina

January 8th – 9th Departing Buenos Aires on the 8th, we caught a flight to Posadas and then had about an hour drive to Ituzaingo where we checked in to Cezeta Hotel. This is another quite basic style lodging. I … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires ~ Starting our Intrepid Tour, Food and Tango

January 7th On the evening of the 6th, we were scheduled to meet up with our new Intrepid Tour group at our hotel. It turns out to be a very small group with four from Australia, two from the UK, … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires ~ Opera House (Teatro Colon) Tour

January 5th We had a rainy day, which was refreshing after the oppressive high heat of the previous day. With our light weight rain jackets, we were prepared, and off we went to get our tickets to tour Teatro Colon, … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires ~ A few Highlights Including Colorful La Boca

January 3 – 4th ~ Buenos Aires on our own Getting off of the ship went smoothly. We caught a cab at the terminal and arrived at our hotel by 10:00. We had made the decision to book Two Hotel, … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires ~ Evita Tour Including Recoleta Cemetery

January 2nd, 2018 Buenos Aires is the second largest city in South America and the capital of Argentina. It is located on the Rio de la Plata, which empties into the Atlantic Ocean. By the end of the 19th century, … Continue reading

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Montevideo ~ Starting Our Year In Uruguay!

January 1st, 2018 ~ The start of a brand new year! Montevideo, is located on the bank of the Rio de la Plata. It is the capital of Uruguay. The city has a population of 1.3 million people. The entire country … Continue reading

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Puerto Madryn, Argentina

December 30th Puerto Madryn is another stop where seeing penguins was the number one billed attraction. But unlike other areas of Argentina that had been colonized by conquistadors, this settlement began with 150 colonists from Wales, England who were seeking … Continue reading

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