From Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú   2 comments

After another short night, we decide to explore a part of Buenos Aires which does not exactly lie on the tourist trail, the Costanera Sur, an ecological reserve on the riverbank of the Río de la Plata.

On the way we stroll through San Telmo again and visit the Mercado.

Then we have another look at Puerto Madero.

Who would have thought?

Costanera Sur

Rio de la Plata and the Buquebus, the ferry to Uruguay

Frugal lunch on the shore

A rather unusual view of the Buenos Aires skyline

Local flora

Back to civilisation

Cafés y pasteles on the Plaza Dorrego…

… San Telmo’s main square

Time to leave for the bus station Retiro; we take the metro, the Subte (Subterráneo de Buenos Aires) .

Retiro Central Bus Station

Onboard tbe coach

Suburbs of Posadas…

Road closure that adds to our ultimately 20-hour journey…

Finally we reach our destination Puerto Iguazú

Looking for accommodation

We find a lovely little hotel for a reasonable rate and start planning the rest of the afternoon – but unfortunately we are soon confined to bed for the remainder of the day; the food on the coach must have been dodgy and we spend the whole night running between cama and baño feeling very sorry for ourselves…

Will we be fit and healthy again to visit the famous Cataratas del Iguazú the next morning, the main reason for coming here and one of the highlights of our trip?

Posted 6 September 2014 by Pumpy in Argentina, The 2014 Rucksack Trip

2 responses to “From Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazú

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  1. Si al regresar pasan por Tigre (Buenos Aires) será un placer saludarlos personalmente. Buen viaje!

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