A Fine Line Between Fantasy and Reality in San Antonio de Areco, Argentina

They love soccer(football) they love BBQ (Asado) they love Tango(a fast moving and somewhat violent dance)and they love Anthony Borges…. As we stepped off the bus into the dusty streets we could have been in any small town in Texas or New Mexico only the ghosts here are gauchos and not cowboys…. As we headed out of the bus station a small dog was there to greet us. The kids imediatly it would be a little detour to getAs we started down the road we were quickly joined by a little dog…. It could be a small town in texas or new mexicoTour guide dogs.Funky ZooBike Riding – Katherine RossWonderful Estanciatoo short, but the butterfly’s are waiting for us….The Falklands thing was a fight between two bald men over a comb.

Possibly Portena, How About You?

Where do I begin with Buenos Aires? I’ve already gushed about the Lovelies, the city’s foremost ambassadors, and hinted at our delirium over the cuisine, but there is so much more to this miraculous place than meets the eye…or the stomach. Quite simply, this could be my place. I’ve found a few that fit the…

Props to The Padres!

Role models for boys are few and far between these days, now that pro athletes are felons and rock stars and actors vacillate between rehab and divorce court, but my boys have an all-star lineup who teach them that being a man is much more than building muscle mass, ________________…. Riding the shoulders of my father who taught me all about sports and took me to every type of sporting event possible–Navy basketball and Oriole baseball games when we lived in Maryland; Saints football, Jazz basketball, NCAA Final Four, and team motocross when we moved to New Orleans. As I grew older, and my interests evolved away from sports and towards dance, history, and travel, my dad found ways to support me in my new pursuits…. He was my constant companion at countless Mardi Gras parades and introduced me to the wonders of rollercoasters as we visited amusement parks all along the Eastern Seaboard and Gulf Coast states.My dad recently told me how happy he was with my family.

Everywhere You Go, Part II

This is part 2 of my last post and it’s about the kids we met here in Argentina. Be sure to check out the first post if you missed it, because Dad slipped it in yesterday back in the Tunisia section of the blog. Last week we met a fun family at our church that…

Que Lindas Our Lovelies

You might remember that when we were in Zambia back in March, we met a trio of beautiful Argentinians I like to call “the Lovelies.” Friends since grammar school, Martina, Mariana, and Manuela (also known as “the three M’s”) share a passion for travel. Together they have explored the far reaches of South America and…

And Then There Were 7…

I just realized that title could set people thinking in the wrong direction. No, we’re not adding another Andrus to the 6 (Tom and I might have to be committed if that were the case), but we’ve added a seventh traveler to our posse for the first leg of our South American adventure. Only a…