………………..me ……………….only sometimes, if perhaps some small trinket catches my eye, is especially appealing or is likely to evoke a special memory. It has to be small as I’m unlikely to have much if any luggage space. I did buy a colourful mug in Buenos Aires as the colours were bright and the mugs did not appear […]
You can not go to Rio without visiting the iconic wide strip of sand that is Copacabana Beach. You can not visit Copacabana Beach without humming …..her name was Lola, she was showgirl …or at least I couldn’t! Yes Copacabana with its crashing waves, surfers, swimmers, footballers, beach venders and beach bars. It has to […]
Belmond Copacabana Palace – A gleaming broad building winking in the Rio sunshine and almost at the centre of the famous Copacabana sweep. We had a fantastic welcome from the reception staff who congratulated us on our anniversary and surprised us with bubbly in the room. From the moment we arrived until we were forced to leave the […]
British Airways Business Class customers flying from Rio de Janeiro may well find themselves at the GOL lounge. Although basic compared to many lounges that I have ……..lounged in ………it does serve a purpose. The decor is very sixties, the seats are comfy and there is a dining area. I enjoyed a glass of passable white wine […]
A truly remarkable location and so glad l chose to stay at Belmond – Hotel das Cataratas – Iguassu Falls for a few days. Here are some of my favourite photos.
This hotel was number one on trip advisor when I researched my South American trip and I can see why. There is nothing that I can write that hasn’t been said before but if you need a reason to choose this first class hotel choose from one of these……. Only hotel in the National Park on the […]
Our experience of using the taxis in Buenos Aires was very positive. Our accommodation provider Poetry Building organised a pick up from EZE international airport and a drop off at Jorge Newbery costing in total $95 which we felt was good value. Pedro collected us in large comfortable car and as we travelled through the green suburbs he told […]