S: Argentina 2010
BC: The End
FC: Argentina 2010
1: The town square. | standing in front of the lake in Bariloche | Bariloche
2: We ate at a cute little restaurant.
3: Sights of Bariloche | Yum! Chocolate!!
4: We headed up to the top of the mountain and had tea at the restaurant. | Snow!
5: People were protesting the police having killed a kid. | This brought out the police in riot gear, shooting rubber bullets.
6: Violence in Bariloche. | The kids broke the windows of the Columbia store next to the restaurant we were hiding in.
7: Many of the stores put paper in the windows for the nights. | This is the where they tried to burn down the police station. | We returned to the restaurant for dinner. We had taken refuge in this restaurant earlier in the day.
8: Sights around Bariloche | Even men in the Argentine army like chocolate!
9: We took a bus out to the Llao Llao hotel. Beautiul.
10: We took a tour of the 7 lakes region | It was COLD!
11: We walked around this little town near Iguazu. | Iguazu
12: Looking for the mines.
13: Amazing Iguazu Falls.
16: At the animal rehabilitation center | Me "petting" a vulture!
17: At the point where Brazil, Argentina and Paraguay meet. | A beautiful sunset in Iguazu.
18: Casa Rosada. This was made famous in the movie Evita. | The Plaza de Mayo. The plaza, since 1977, is where the Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo have congregated with signs and pictures of desaparecidos, their children, who were subject to forced disappearance by the Argentine military in the Dirty War, during the National Reorganization Process. People perceived to be supportive of subversive activities (that would include expressing left-wing ideas, or having any link with these people, however tenuous) would be illegally detained, subject to abuse and torture, and finally murdered in secret. The Mothers of the Plaza de Mayo took advantage of the symbolic importance of the Plaza to open the public's eyes to what the military regime was doing.
19: Tomb of the unknown soldier | The bridge down at Puerto Madero
20: Buenos Aires at night | Tango on the street Florida, the shopping street.
21: We finally made it to the theater
22: Montevideo, Uruguay
26: El Zanjon These are tunnels underneath Buenos Aires. Amazing. | Above is a cistern they used for water.
27: Only recently renovated, this pretty building recreates the classic San Telmo transformation of a mid-19th-century mansion into a tenement building. We visited the building’s foundations, a section of the underground tunnels that once held the city’s water, and a number of restored rooms.
28: Cafe Tortoni
29: Manzana de las luzes More tunnels
30: The Peru station in Buenos Aires. This line had some old wooden cars.
32: Yum! Yum! | Karen and Charity sharing a monstrous calzone.
33: Miscellaneous Buenos Aires | The view from Charity's apartment looking down on the street | An enormous poinsettia plant | Shopping! | Downtown Buenos Aires from Charity's apartment. | A building in downtown
36: We were in Argentina during the World Cup. Left - We went to Carlito's. Is is lunch or dessert?!
37: The end of a wonderful trip!