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Tag: South America

Beautiful La Boca, Buenos Aires

La Boca is a vibrant, gritty neighborhood in Buenos Aires known for tango, art markets, pedestrian streets and homes alive with color. The area most tourists visit in La Boca is the Caminito. Although this area only a few blocks long, it was one of my favorite places in Buenos Aires. Experience a La Boca walking tour to get a bit away from only seeing the tourist sights and see all that this eclectic neighborhood has to offer. During my 10 days in Buenos Aires, I visited La Boca on two separate occasions, this first on a walking group tour Read More

Rano Raraku, Easter Island

Rano Raraku was my favorite Moai sight on Easter Island. Hundreds of unfinished Moai are spread across the landscape along trails for an easy walking tour. Rano Raraku actually refers to the now extinct volcano where the people of Rapa Nui carved their monolithic statues before moving them around the island. The Moai found around the base of Rano Raraku are still in the stages before completion, looking different than most Moai around the island. Tourists can take a walk through the hillside and get up and close for some great photos. My suggestion if you ever do this hike Read More