Posts Tagged: argentina

La Murga: drums at the ready!

Being very interested in music, one of the things I found most fascinating while traveling in SA was the wide range of African influences which have been mixed over the centuries and resulted in some of the most interesting forms

La Murga: drums at the ready!

Being very interested in music, one of the things I found most fascinating while traveling in SA was the wide range of African influences which have been mixed over the centuries and resulted in some of the most interesting forms

Driving in Argentina… Roger?

Northern Argentina is a grand place for a drive. I went all the way from La Quiaca to Mendoza, plus I got the pleasure of driving, thanks to Roger. Have I mentioned Roger?

Driving in Argentina… Roger?

Northern Argentina is a grand place for a drive. I went all the way from La Quiaca to Mendoza, plus I got the pleasure of driving, thanks to Roger. Have I mentioned Roger?

On the road in northern Argentina

Having entered Argentina coming from Bolivia (Villazón), we arrived to La Quiaca. From there on we’d hitchhike to Buenos Aires (my friend) and Mendoza (me, later crossing to Chile). So after passing the border we asked around for the best

On the road in northern Argentina

Having entered Argentina coming from Bolivia (Villazón), we arrived to La Quiaca. From there on we’d hitchhike to Buenos Aires (my friend) and Mendoza (me, later crossing to Chile). So after passing the border we asked around for the best

Buenos Aires: the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Photo by Candela G. Sciaroni (2009) Got up that morning with a slight hangover – nothing serious. Nothing that a shower, a cup of coffee and some medialunas wouldn’t fix. A bit of morning writing at some nearby cafe and off we go. 

Buenos Aires: the beginning of a beautiful friendship

Photo by Candela G. Sciaroni (2009) Got up that morning with a slight hangover – nothing serious. Nothing that a shower, a cup of coffee and some medialunas wouldn’t fix. A bit of morning writing at some nearby cafe and off we go. 

On the road again

That’s one Portuguese and one Argentinian, hitchhiking after crossing into northern Argentina from Bolivia (in La Quiaca). These two were moments away from meeting Roger, the 62 year-old Canadian with the spirit of an adventuring fearless youngster, who had rented

On the road again

That’s one Portuguese and one Argentinian, hitchhiking after crossing into northern Argentina from Bolivia (in La Quiaca). These two were moments away from meeting Roger, the 62 year-old Canadian with the spirit of an adventuring fearless youngster, who had rented

Tango, Buenos Aires

So far, Tango seems to me the most beautiful dance form. It has a special charm, a dynamic pace, a life of its own, and it exhales passion. Whenever I get some free time in this life, I’ll learn how

Tango, Buenos Aires

So far, Tango seems to me the most beautiful dance form. It has a special charm, a dynamic pace, a life of its own, and it exhales passion. Whenever I get some free time in this life, I’ll learn how