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Buenos Aires Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Tigre Delta Half-Day Trip Plus Tango Show with Dinner
Buenos Aires Combo Tour: City Sightseeing and Tigre Delta Half-Day Trip Plus Tango Show with Dinner"Buenos Aires Sightseeing Tour (morning)You will be pickup from your hotel and head to Downtown Buenos Aires.  You will see the 'Plaza de la República' on 'Avenida 9 de Julio' where the Obelisk of Buenos Aires is placed. You will be able to appre home to the ""Casa Rosada"" the official office of the Argentine president the Metropolitan Cathedral and city hall. You will reach the south part of the city of San Telmo where you can admire the colonial architecture and continue to the neighborhood of 'La Boca' with its famous football stadium of Boca Juniors. Here you'll visit the famous 'Caminito' street with its colorful buildings and local artists selling their work.Head to the north part of the city. You will drive through 'Puerto Madero'
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Buenos Aires Private City Tour by Car
"This tour is aimed for independent travelers who are looking forward to exploring Buenos Aires in a relaxed way.Moving through the city aboard a car will allow you to visit all the city highlights in just a few hours. You'll follow a complete itinerary that will provide you an introduction to the city highlights and off the beaten track points as well.You will visit the 'must see' of Buenos A such as La Boca San Telmo Plaza de Mayo Palermo or Recoleta Cemetery
From $450.00
 
Buenos Aires Like a Local 4-Hour Private Tour
"This tour is aimed to independent travelers who are looking for a personalized tour of Buenos Aires.After being picked-up in your accommodation drive to Plaza de Mayo the main square around the city of Buenos Aires. Here you will see the governmental palace known as Casa Rosada (Pink House) and the Metropolitan Cathedral. Continue to the southern neighborhood of La Boca famous for its colorful houses. Next explore the famous Caminito street
From $140.00

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Tango

Everywhere you go in Buenos Aires there is someone performing Tango on the street. Crowds gather, the music play, the dancers put on their show in full dance regalia...... If you stop to watch; then...
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Local Traditions

There are little ceramic bulls on all the rooftops in the Sacred Valley. They are supposed to bring good luck, and fertility, to the household. Many roofs had a cross between the bulls. Some roofs...
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Beach

When you are in Rio you quickly realize that we all love the beach, no matter if the weather is fine or not, but we always find any reason to be close by the sea. Even when the sea is flat you will...
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Mote con Huesillo

If you visit Santiago, there’s a good chance that you will find yourself drinking Mote con Huesillo at some point. We saw it variously described as a drink and as a dessert - and it is undoubtedly a...
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Bahian Food

Moqueca is a traditional Brazilian seafood stew. It basically consists of fish, onions, garlic, tomatoes, cilantro, chilli pepper and additional ingredients depending on the region. It is cooked...
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Llamas

Perhaps Machu Picchu was abandoned by humans nearly 500 years ago, but that doesn't mean wildlife went away with them! The site is home to a few llamas, some of which are known for their notorious...
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Electricity

Having been an OSHA inspector for many years, I always look at the infrastructure of a place. The electric lines are of particular interest in central and south america because they are often so...
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Portuguese needed... or not?

it's difficult to travel here without knowing some rudimentary Portuguese (even Spanish helps a lot! for some reason most Brasilian/Portuguese people can understand Spanish, but not the other way...
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Folkloric Dance Performances

When I visited Quito the previous year I had seen a spectacular performance of traditional dances on Plaza Grande one evening, so when returning to Quito I went to the Tourist Office to ask if there...
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Mate: A strong herbal tea

Le mate est un incontournable en Uruguay, il fait partie de la vie de tous les jours. Il peut se boire seul, mais c'est surtout une boisson de partage. Drinking mate is normaly with friend, in a...
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Cultural Tips

Allow me to quote myself (hhhaHAHhahahaAh) in Spanish: "Ha quedado ampliamente demostrado que para ser Presidente de Venezuela lo único que se necesita tener son signos vitales". That is...it has been...
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Traditions and festivals

La Paz was celebrates Carnivale in late February, and shops in a two-block area of downtown sell elaborate costumes and masks. The costumes are very expensive, and some people rent them instead. (I...
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Thumbs Up! Speak Portuguese

Brazil is not a bilingual country and, in Manaus, as well as the rest of Brazil, most people are not fluent in English or any foreign language. In shops and turistic points you' ll probably find...
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Viva Cuenca - Festival

On 2nd November each year Cuenca, like the rest of Ecuador, celebrates the Feast of All Souls or Día de los Muertos (the Day of the Dead), and a day later on the 3rd it marks the anniversary of its...
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La Boca District

It's been 10 years already that I've been to Argentina..and had not enough time to write about it.Now I have more time already...please wait to read more tips from many trips .Argentina is one of my...
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Sacsayhuaman

Located about 2 km northeast of Cusco, Sacsaywaman (which we had fun pronouncing "sexy woman") is the very first Inca site we got to visit on our trip. It is located at an altitute of 3700 m, and...
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Christ The Redeemer, Corcovado

This is probably the most famous attraction in Rio De Janeiro which is called Christ the Redeemer who has overlooked the city and the beautiful beaches of Rio since 1931. Paul Landowski, a French...
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Cerro de Monserrate

Everytime I travelled to Bogota my well meaning taxi drivers would encourage me to go and see the Monserrate Monastery on the top of the hill overhanging the city however my work schedule never...
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Cerro San Cristobal

If you are visiting Santiago in Chile one of the highlights has to be the Cerro San Cristobal. The hill of Cerro San Cristobal can be reached by foot, by car via the road or by riding the funicular....
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Lacerda Elevator

In 20 seconds, Elevador Lacerda (Lacerda Elevator) takes you from Praca Tome de Souza in Cidade Alta (the Upper City) to the Praca Cairu in Cidade Baixa (the Lower City). You travel more than 70...
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