Tag: south america
Photos from the XXIVº Certamen de Tango Hugo del Carril [Tango Competition] (Buenos Aires)
Although there were a lot of events happening over Independence Day weekend in Buenos Aires, I decided to pull out the cam and head on out to the 24th edition of the Hugo de Carril Tango Competition, which was held at the Espacio Cultural Carlos Gardel. Not only did the competition include couples dancing in the ...
My favorite Argentinian Quick Bite (Buenos Aires)
In L.A., it’s a carne asada burrito with guacamole and sour cream from Alberto’s. In NY, it’s a cheese slice from pretty much any of the hundreds of pizzeria’s located throughout the City. When time is short, but I’ve got them damn hunger pangs, I find that there is usually one go-to food that stands ...
Foto Fridays: Evita (Buenos Aires)
It is literally impossible to walk the streets of the capital without seeing some form of homage to the former first lady. Though it has now been 42 years since her death, it’s quite evident that Eva Perón continues to have a significant cultural influence on the city of Buenos Aires.
Foto Fridays: A Panoramic Shot from Comuna 13, San Javier (Medellin)
One of the most awe-inspiring views of Medellin that I was fortunate enough to experience during my trip. I’m eternally grateful for these types of moments that travel continues to surprise me with.
Which Two Lenses Should You Bring on Your Travels?
No doubt about it…I brought waaaaaay too much photo gear on this trip! Part of the problem is that I generally choose to err on the side of caution, rather than deal with pangs of regret later on. As I was going to be gone for 8 months, I thought it prudent to pack everything I thought ...
Foto Fridays: El Rey del Chori (Buenos Aires)
The grillmaster preparing choripan at the San Telmo Street Market in Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Foto Fridays: Streets of Montevideo (Uruguay)
The strength of the tatoo culture in South America has definitely caught me by surprise as I was really unaware as to its influence in both Uruguay and Argentina (I honestly don’t think I’ve met anyone in Buenos Aires who doesn’t have at least one tattoo). I’ve seen some inspiring work while I’ve been down here, ...
Foto Fridays: Escaleras Eléctricas en la Comuna 13 (Medellin)
Located in what was once one of Medellin’s most dangerous neighborhoods, you’ll find this symbol of the city’s dedication to urban development. To read an interesting article that goes into the impact the escalators have had on the citizens of Comuna 13, click on the following link: [Escaleras Eléctricas]
Foto Fridays: Recoleta Cemetery (Buenos Aires)
One of the many ornate tombstones found in Buenos Aires’ most famous cemetery. It immediately becomes obvious why Recoleta is internationally regarded as having one of the most beautiful cemeteries in the world. Definitely a must-see for any traveler in Buenos Aires.
What are the Top Travel Blogs that You’d Recommend for Someone Planning a Sabbatical to South America?
After living in NYC for the past 11 yrs, I’ve finally decided to head back home to the sunny skies of Los Angeles…but before I go, I’m planning to head out on a 5-6 month sabbatical to South America and this is where I could use some help from the blogging community. I’ve actually been saving ...