(MIAMI, FL â€“ May 31, 2012) â€“Â LAN Airlines, South Americaâ€™s premier air carrier, and its...Read More
A few years ago I tasted the most amazing, soft, juicy, buttery meat I have ever experienced. I asked for my meat to be cooked as raw as possible, and I was delighted with the results.Â This was in Salta, Argentina. Being here...Read More
I have been torn many times on what to do. I sit on a bus, hear some guy singing horribly, and then he approaches the passengers for a few coins. The voice bothered me, the ambiance of the ride changed for the worse while the...Read More
It’s the longest Carnival in the world – 40 days of party right?Â I had my reservations…what kind of place (andÂ who) could join festivities for 40 days straight?Â Impossible.Â But I have been proven wrong,...Read More
Hostels are a beautiful way to get to know a new place.Â Most times the owners/workers enjoyÂ sharing views on their respective cities or towns (unlike some of the hotels I have occasionally stayed at).Â And they do so without...Read More
There is more than one style of Carnival performers competing for the best group title here in Montevideo, Uruguay.Â We have the murga groups who sing and dance (a little, and a little strangely) about current issues…many...Read More
The festivities where scheduled to begin last night for one of (if not the) longest Carnival celebrations in the world.Â But something(one) upstairs was not ready to start; hence the strongest downpour of rain that I have seen...Read More
I have been hearing about this beach town since I arrived here in Montevideo.Â From everything I heard, it sounded like a Miami in Uruguay.Â I had to go, clearly. 2 hours outside of Montevideo rests the town of Punta del...Read More
A lot of my friends headed for the beaches of Punta del Este or Rocha for Uruguay’s New Year times.Â But I had heard of the spectacle here in town.Â From everything I heard, on the day of the 31st the Mercado del Puerto...Read More
It was New Year time, and there was no other place I was looking to be than in Montevideo. Â And more specifically at the Mercado del Puerto area in Ciudad Vieja. Â Everything that I heard about the day of the 31st (yes, the...Read More
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