During our visit to Argentina this winter I took some photos in my in-laws’ home.
On our return from Argentina, we had a long layover in Santiago, Chile. Lorena suggested we visit the city.
We stayed with Lore’s parents up in the Sierras de Córdoba, rugged green hills filled with horses. The weather there was pleasant and dry with some cool nights. Fortunately, Lore was staying with her parents in Villa Giardino up in the Sierras de Córdoba, rugged green hills filled with horses. The weather there was pleasant for a walk to artists’ colony or to the dam, for a dip in the pool, a horseback ride, or a cook-out.
I requested Argentina 1516-1987 by David Rock, which tears through almost 500 years of history in about 400 pages.
Lore says Halloween celebrations are uncommon in Argentina but everybody seemed to know what to do at our party last Saturday.
My trips to Argentina have been usually confined to the city of Córdoba and its environs. I’ve wanted to see a little more of the country and so we took a side trip to Mendoza, the city at the heart of Argentina’s wine country.
Photos from this year’s trip to Argentina.
I’ve always maintained that the human brain is not meant for modern international travel.
Christmas in Argentina is celebrated on Dec. 24 doesn’t really get started until late at night.
Argentina mobilizes its vast reserves of beautiful women willing to dance in thongs on television.
Another Independence Day weekend, another Iowa City Jazz Festival.
Now that I’m married to a South American, it’s easy to get excited by World Cup soccer.
Photos from Argentina.
We’re on the plane to Miami from Ezeiza. Everything has been impossible smooth so far.
Lore and I are bringing home some essential Argentinian goodies.
This afternoon was for more asado.
We took a tour van up to the old Jesuit estancias in Jesús Maria and Colonia Caroya.
Today was a shopping day. I bought a wallet and belt of Argentinian leather.
Meat is good here. Vegetables are another matter.
Villa Giardino is a little town where you might see a gaucho crossing the street on horseback.