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The lady on the plane  Posted on 09/01/2015
I make my way to seat 8 J on a new Boeing 788 from Buenos Aires to Dallas. Row 8 is all bulkhead seats. Mine is an aisle seat on the right hand side. I’m sharing the row with a middle-aged married couple. They look affluent. I take...
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Lucca  Posted on 08/30/2015
The city of Lucca is located in Northern Tuscany. Although it is surrounded by the lovely Tuscan hills, it is thankfully flat. This was good news for our feet. After traipsing and plodding our way through various hilltop towns in the area,...
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My Jersey – part II  Posted on 08/25/2015
This is part II of a memoir of the time we spent in Jersey, Channel Islands. This beautiful island is a hop,a skip and a jump from the coast of France in the English Channel. Read Part I here Walking is one of the best ways to know a...
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My Jersey – Part I  Posted on 08/20/2015
Jersey was a place I hardly knew anything about until my husband had to go there for work with me in tow. I didn’t know what to expect. We had previously lived in Argentina, where I am from originally, and in Dallas, Texas. This was...
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10 things to do in Buenos Aires  Posted on 08/15/2015
You’re in Buenos Aires now. Linger over coffee after your meal. There’s no rush. The waiter is not going to slap the check on the table while you’re still chewing on your food. This is also part of the meal and we call it...
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What to see in Volterra, Tuscany  Posted on 08/10/2015
Volterra. Velathri. Volaterrae. The area has appealed to settlers since the Neolithic Age for its advantageous location on top of a hill and natural resources. The Etruscans founded the town of Velathri on this hill and fortified it in the...
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Fantastic Florence  Posted on 07/28/2015
We visited Florence on a Sunday in April. We drove from our agriturismo in the countryside. Thankfully, traffic was rather scarce and we were able to navigate our way to a private parking garage. Our car, a vintage 1965 Alvis, attracted a...
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7 things to do in Chicago  Posted on 07/15/2015
Chicago offers a wide variety of things to do and places to visit, from museums to famous ball parks. I put together a list of places we enjoyed visiting and explain why. Chicago Riverwalk Take a nice, easy stroll along the river walk in...
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Chicago travel tips  Posted on 07/09/2015
Chicago has become my favourite US city. It has stiff competition from San Francisco and New York but the scales tip towards the Windy City. When to visit Winters are unforgiving in Chicago. Unless you’re OK with the wind and cold, I...
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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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