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Chicago snippets  Posted on 06/30/2015
Hello from the Windy City! This is my first time in Chicago and I’m loving it. It is become my favourite US city. I leave you with a few views of Chicago. The Cloud Gate at Millenium Park. It does...Read more The post Chicago...
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Salem and the witches  Posted on 06/26/2015
The Salem witches are gone without a trace.   Years ago, I read a book called A Delusion of Satan: The Full Story of the Salem Witch Trials by Frances Hill about the trials and burning of witches in 1692...Read more The post Salem and...
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Highlights of St. Alban’s Cathedral in pictures  Posted on 06/21/2015
“If you think about it, these cathedrals and castles are a lot older than my own country!” This was my reply to my husband years ago, when he asked why I find medieval constructions fascinating. He grew up among them...Read...
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The good ol’ English breakfast  Posted on 06/16/2015
It’s a well-known fact that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It provides the energy you need to start the day right. I must confess that for most of my life, breakfast was a quick milky coffee...Read more The post The...
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The Natural History Museum of London  Posted on 06/09/2015
Who can resist dinosaurs? Not me. The Natural History Museum of London is the best place to see them. Dippy, the 105 ft. Diplodocus replica, greets you as soon as you step inside the central hall, called Hintze Hall. And...Read more The...
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London on Instagram  Posted on 06/02/2015
I love London! I love the alleys and side strets, the monuments, the ancient buildings (not keen on modern ones), the bridges, the river, the red phone boxes… I could go on and on. Before I bore you to tears,...Read more The post...
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Secrets of the V&A Museum  Posted on 05/27/2015
The V&A (Victoria and Albert) Museum is part of Prince Albert’s legacy. His, and the museum’s, aim was to educate working class people, to make art available to one and all, and to provide inspiration to British designers...
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Discovering London: Kensington and Knightsbridge  Posted on 05/21/2015
It doesn’t matter how well you think you know a city, there are always new aspects of it to discover. I recently took a guided walk of Kensington and Knightsbridge with Context Travel. Although I’ve been to London many...
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Retiro Station, an architectural gem  Posted on 05/12/2015
I have said before that you don’t really get to appreciate some aspects of your hometown until you move somewhere else. Or, at any rate, this is what happened to me with Buenos Aires. I see buildings with different eyes,...Read more...
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Why you must visit the Basilica Cistern  Posted on 05/07/2015
We had passed on the Basilica Cistern twice before because of the long lines. As they say, third time’s the charm. This time we decided to brave the queues. A gentleman came up to us and said that since my...Read more The post Why...
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  • renoarg
    renoarg 05 May 2013 15:58:43

    Quién no extraña a la Argentina cuando esta afuera? sus cosas típicas... para esas personas, tenemos en eBay (usuario Renoarg) algunas cosillas que podrán gustaros, visítanos. Gracias!

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