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I've had a scour of this and other forums and have read conflicting accounts on how feasible it is to get a ticket for a Boca home game.
I will be in Buenos Aires for the game on 19/05/13 against Colon. Does anyone have any recent experience of turning up to the ground on matchday and buying a ticket from a tout? I would prefer to do this than pay over the odds via tangol/landingpa.com if possible.
as of 2 pm today (Thursday, May 2) ......Do not know how long it will last.
I am a student studying in Argentina for the semester and I have a week of vacation at the end of May. I am hoping to go to Ushuaia and El Calafate, although I'm worried that things may be closed. Does anyone know about this? I've been looking on websites and I'm getting conflicting answers. I was planning on 2-3 days in Ushuaia, a day of travel to El Calafate (by bus), and then El Calafate for 2-3 days before flying back to Buenos Aires. Any help, or if going at this time of year is worth it, would be greatly appreciated!
1) Is there any bus connection between Ushuaia and Punta Arenas operating in the night? I found so far only buses departing in the morning and would like to save the day for better options.
2) Do you have any suggestion where in Ushuaia can be exchanged valutas with a better rate? In BA is it usually quite simple but I will not have the possibility to leave the airport on my way to USH.
thanks in advance for every response!
on the 2nd may there will be a special edition of the stamp of pope francisco edited by argentina.
i m a great collector of popes stamps and filatelism.
i d be soooooooooooo honoured and grateful if u could send me a letter or a postcard with one of these stamps.
i know i m asking a lot but i d be very thankful for this.
u ll be able to see the postcard with the stamp on our website: (born2travel.it)
i could exchange uor kindness by sending u a postcard from italy too and of course,mi casa es tu casa
Hello! I'm planning a trip to Buenos Aires, but haven't decided on a date yet. I have 1 week that I can take between july and november. I read on Lonely Planet that november has the Pepsimundo Music Festival, does anyone have any info? Dates, bands playing, something like that?
Can anybody tell me if it is easy to change dollars on the street in Mendoza? I know It was easy to do so in Buenos Aires in Florida street. Is there any place like that in Mendoza? And will they give the same rates like in Buenos Aires?
Another question I have is considering clothing or camping stuff; I`m still at chile at the moment and need to buy some stuff like a tent, sleeping bag,.. And I was wondering if it would be cheaper to buy it here or wait for Argentina. I know electronics are supposed to be cheaper in Chile, but I don`t know about other stuff?
Thanks in advance
A friend and I are planning to bike from Iquitos, Peru to Santa Fe, Argentina in Fall/Winter (Canada) 2014. We plan to camp as much as possible. If you have any advice please post.
I've read quite a number of posts on various forums and blogs about Argentinian long distance buses. However there are conflicting reports for which I'd like clarification:
I'm going from BA to Mendoza. I'm planning - based on reviews - to go with Andesmar or CATA
I'm aware that, common service aside, there are in general three classes: Semi-cama, executive, and cama suite. A lot of people have distinguished between semi-cama and cama suite.
But I can't find much specifics about executive.
1) I'm aware of the benefits of Cama suite. But in regards to Executive: Are the seat length/width, extras and services fundamentally different from semi-cama?
2) I'm not an alcoholic but am curious: The free alcohol you get Cama suite - does this also apply to Executivo? And I'm assume don't come with semi-cama?
3) Do the meals vary considerably between the three service... more »
I know liability insurance is required (and included with the rental I'm looking at), but how much does other coverage, such as collision run? Thanks in advance.
We are vacationing in Argentina this summer. I'm trying to determine if we should bring US Dollars and exchange them in Buenos Aires, use the ATMs or credit cards. I've also read a lot about Blue Dollars, black market exchanges and buying Passos on Xoom.com.
This is all quite confusing and would appreciate first knowledge.
Negative recommandation about ASIS rent a car, Salta
ASIS rent a car, (located Buenos Aires 160, Salta capital) is mentioned in the Lonely Planet travelguide as an option if you want to rent a car in Salta. We rented a VW Gol for 5 days. Our opinion on ASIS is negative.
We received the vehicle with 2 tyres that were low on pressure. The tank was only 1/4 full. We left Salta and found out that the tyres lost more presure. The first tyre repair was done at Juyjuy, a short distance from Salta by asphalt road. The next day we learnt that the valve of one tyre had a leak. The valve could not be replaced in a roadside tyre workshop (gomeria).
We took out the spare tyre. No threading, visible steelwire netting and a big air bubble. Not usable. We continued and had to do sevaral more tyre repairs. Besides, the tuning of the engine was very poor, causing twice a problem with start... more »
We're renting a vehicle (2WD sedan) for our trip in August from BA to Iguazu via the Ibera wetlands. I understand the road from Colonia Pellegrini to Posadas/Iguazu is quite bad. What would be a feasible route to take from Pellegrini to Iguazu? Would it be possible to stick to Ruta 40 until getting on Ruta 14 again?
I am heading overland, Santiago to Buenos Aires in June. What should the weather be like in the Mendoza region? Frigid? Bearable?
I´m a Spanish 33 year-old lady and I will be taking 6 months off work do to some voluntary work. My options were either Brazil or Argentina, and finally chose the latter due to language reasons,as I don´t speak a word of Portuguese, and to the fact that I know more people in Arg.,which is nice for when I have some free time.
I´d like to join an environmental or conservation project, or bio-construction.
Also,ideally , I would like to be with young adults more or less my age. I am very open and love meeting new people, but if the volunteers are mostly recent graduates,we´d be in different stages of our lives or perhaps looking for different things on our free time.
Can anyone recommend any programme or organisation which more or less clicks with what I´m looking for? :)
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