Category Archives: Argentina

August 02

Floralis Genérica

 The Floralis Genérica is a flower with a difference. A flower that opens (at least it did till 2010!) at break of day and closes at sunset! A flower that according to its creator “is a synthesis of all the flowers in the world, and is a hope that is reborn every day to open”. The Floralis Genérica is a mechanical […]

June 30

Weekly Photo Challenge – Fleeting Moments

“We are only beginning to learn what to say in a photograph. The world we live in is a succession of fleeting moments, any one of which might say something significant” ~ Alfred Eisenstaedt Thank you for visiting and have a great weekend. You can view more entries to this weeks photo challenge here

June 04

Celebrating The Wonder That Is Iguassu!

A distant murmur reminds us of the purpose of our visit long before we catch our first glimpse of the cataracts from the dining room of the Sheraton hotel within the Argentine National Park. It gets louder as we clamber onto the jungle train, a short distance from the hotel, that takes us to long, creaky, metal catwalks […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Summer

On of our most pleasant summer memories – among several – is our day out at Tigre on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. Floating around the rivers inlets on a warm summer day and an alfresco lunch anchored off an isolated waterway! Perfect stress buster 🙂 Thank you for visiting and have a great day! You can […]

May 08

Riding On A Vintage Subway!

Through all my rather obsessive planning for our trip to South America, and to R’s perverse glee, I somehow overlooked the fact that our dates coincided with the presidential elections in Argentina. I realised my blunder when the Buenos Aires soccer schedules were released and I couldn’t find a single match for the entire week […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Unfocused III

These two images were the only ones I had from the Confiteria Ideal – a Tango Milonga in Buenos Aires – and that is the only reason they escaped deletion! Grateful to this weeks photo challenge for giving me an opportunity to share them with you 🙂 Some scenes of the movie Evita, starring Madonna […]

Weekly Photo Challenge: Distorted

La Boca in Buenos Aires is a colourful barrio full of brightly painted houses and interesting graffiti. The distorted caricatures of street performers in this graffiti seemed perfect for this challenge! Check out my second entry here and all the other wonderful entries here! Have a great weekend! Related articles: