Category South America

[157/365] Boca Football Stadium, El Caminito, Buenos Aires, Argentina

I know how much Argentina loves their soccer (better known as football)! The Boca Football Stadium was just a couple of blocks away from the El Caminito area and it was painted in bright blues and yellows. I wish I got to go to a game while I was there! I will admit I don’t […]

[81/365] Silhouettes Against the Setting Sun, Colonia Del Sacramento, Uruguay

Hola! This is another one from Uruguay! We walked around Colonia del Sacramento just as the sun was setting and we came across this. I’m not quite sure what it is, but it was a great photo subject. πŸ™‚ Have a happy Friday!

[80/365] A Splash of Color on a Gray Day, Montevideo, Uruguay

Summer in the United States means it is Winter in the Southern Hemisphere. Two summers ago, I was traveling in South America. We were in Argentina for most of the time, but we had a few days to take a short trip to Uruguay, just a ferry ride away from Buenos Aires. We stayed in […]

[22/365] Calle de Los Suspiros (Street of Sighs), Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Loved the quaint town of Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay! This pedestrian street is known as the Street of Sighs, and the origin of it’s name has many variations involving love, death, romance, mystery and secrets. The foggy day added to the mystery of this street. There was a art gallery along this street with beautiful paintings. […]

Rainbow over Iguazu Falls, Puerto Iguazu, Argentina

It was wintertime in Argentina, but it sure didn’t feel like it. At Puerto Iguazu in the northeast corner of Argentina, are one of the most beautiful waterfalls I have ever seen. The 275 falls stretch along the Iguazu river, surrounded by a lush, green environment. The falls border three different countries: Argentina, Brazil and […]

Lake Nahuel Huapi, San Carlos de Bariloche, Argentina

A scenic twenty hour bus ride south from the city of Mendoza, we arrived in the city of San Carlos de Bariloche in the Patagonia region of Argentina with just a short amount of time before darkness would come. As we walked to the Nahuel Huapi Lake, we came upon a couple walking to the […]

Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

Crossing the Rio de la Plata from Buenos Aires, Argentina to the small country of Uruguay landed us in the quaint town of Colonia del Sacramento. It was a charming little city with very friendly people. When we were there, the cobblestoned streets were empty with few locals and tourists strolling around. The town was […]

Floralis Generica, Buenos Aires, Argentina

This structure is called the Floralis Generica and it is located in the United Nations park in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Its a massive metal structure representing a flower and adds to the modernity of the city. The metal flower rested in a circular pool of water. The flower opens and closes with the time of […]