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      Ecuador Amazon Lodges

      Ecuador 3 hours ago

      has anyone stayed in either Kapawi, Sacha or Napo in the Ecuadorian Amazon? I think Napo is the most expensive of this trip. Also, anyone stay at Bellavista Lodge in the cloud forest reserve?

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    • Day tour to San Alfonso del Mar

      Algarrobo Dec 15, 2014 at 12:52 AM

      We will be visiting Valparaiso, and want to see if we can spend half a day traveling to Algarrobo just to see San Alfonso del Mar's biggest pool in the world, from the outside (I know we are not allowed in). Anybody knows where does the bus stop in Algarrobo (got an address?) will we be able to walk to San Alfonso del Mar? We can take a bus or taxi, but the worry is getting back to the bus station (to take a bus back to Valpo).

      Any insight will be greatly appreciated

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    • Buses run on Sunday's?

      Ecuador 21 hours ago

      Do buses in coast of Ecuador run as frequently on Sunday's as they do on the other week days? I ask because tomorrow Sunday Dec 21 I am going from San Clemente to Montanita. I was told I will transfer buses in Portoviego.

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    • looking for Transport on 31.12.2014 from Puerto Natales to Hotel Grey?

      Torres del Paine Dec 17, 2014 at 9:12 AM

      looking for Transport on 31.12.2014 from Puerto Natales to Hotel Grey, 03.01.2015 from Laguna Amaraga or Hotel Grey to Puerto Natales?

      feel free to contact me: pit_26_@hotmail.com

      Kind regards
      Peter

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      football game

      Buenos Aires Dec 12, 2014 at 8:31 AM

      Ola

      Estoy en Buenos Aires en el ultimo semana de enero 2015. Esta possible ver Boca Junios o River Plate?
      Y como adquiero tickets?

      Gracias,

      Tobias

      more
    • 2 months in floripa

      Florianópolis Dec 10, 2014 at 9:03 PM

      We're a couple in their 30s coming to relax and have some quiet beach time in Florianopolis (Feb 6th, 2015 to April 15th). No clubs nor parties for this trip. It's more of a healing journey during treatment. We'll have a car so we can move from place to place but we'd rather stay in Florianopolis for a long time, a month for sure.

      I'm a bit overwhelmed with looking for a place to stay. Does anyone know an imobilaria that could help me?

      Or could anyone suggest where I look?

      Thanks!

      John

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      Tours to Ciudad Perdida (lost city) and La Guajira

      Colombia Dec 8, 2014 at 5:29 AM

      Hi
      Anyone has any suggestions on tour agencies to Ciudad perdida. All I've seen charge the same $600,000 COP for 4 days.
      Also, in order to keep on budget, any suggestions to got to Palomino and Cabo de la vela withour a tour or a tour is a must.
      Tks!

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      bus from Santiago to Mendoza

      Chile Dec 4, 2014 at 4:29 AM

      hi

      I will leave Santiago de Chile with a bus from Andesmar to Mendoza in January 2015.
      From which Terminal do they leave?

      And on the website of Andesmar they talk about the Output Habilitation Rate for entering Argentina.
      Does this apply for me? I have Dutch nationality.

      I think it is very strange that I can buy a bus ticket on the website of Andesmar and that they don't give vital information. They don't respond on my email as well.

      Thanks

      Tobias

      more
    • Flying to Iquitos from Lima

      Peru Dec 2, 2014 at 8:41 AM

      Hi,
      I've heard that you can get cheaper tickets (return for around €120) at Lima airport.

      Can anyone confirm this?

      What's the cheapest way to get return flights?
      I need to fly from Lima to Iquitos and back again next week.

      Flight prices are looking to be around €216 - €250 return... which I think is a bit expensive.

      Cheers! :-)

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    • Route recommendation

      Argentina Dec 2, 2014 at 7:50 AM

      Hi,
      We would like to visit the following places in Argentina. We start from Buenos Ayres and want to end at the Iguaso.

      The places in between we would like to see are: El Calafate, the Perito moreno, Torres del Payna in Chile, El Chalten, Puerto Madryn and a week at Bariloche and the 7 lakes.

      We will appreciate the following type of info:
      - the preferred route
      - type of transportation preferred between each 2 points (no problem with buses up to 8 hours, if diferent companies please advice for the best and the problematic ones (if any)
      - to do and not recommended to do things. - All relevant info will be accepted with thanks

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    • San Carlos visit

      Falkland Islands 9 hours ago

      Hi could you tell me if you have any tour guides that would take my wife and I over to San Carlos as I was based their during the conflict in 1982.
      Regards Mike Haynes

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    • workaway type volunteering in Brasil

      Brasília Dec 10, 2014 at 5:41 AM

      hi, I am new to this website so I hope you can help me. I am also new to Brasil, and looking for a workaway style volunteering opportunity ie at hostals etc, somewhere by the sea for Christmas and New Year... I am currently in Rio and would ideally like anywhere between here and Florianapolis in the South, or to the north, but not so far that will cost lots of Reals to get to... I am already on workaway already, but getting no luck on there, whether that is because I speak no Portugese (yet) or that I am older traveller, or its just a busy time of year... I am a positive and enthusiastic backpacker... so any tips would be greatly appreciated.

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    • Virgin Vacation

      Machu Picchu Dec 3, 2014 at 11:11 AM

      any VT mbrs heard/used Virgin Vacation to Lima (cusco,etc)?

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      Has aynone been in February at the salt flats?

      Uyuni Dec 15, 2014 at 8:55 AM

      I'm in my planning tour for SA and the best I could fit Uyuni and the the salt flat tour is beginning of February.
      I read that Jan & Feb are not the best to visit since due to weather it can get limited to the outside.
      Has anyone had any bad weather experience? how do the tour agencies usually handle the bad weather? they cancel or they just go ahead and do it?
      Thanks

      more
    • transportatio

      Guayaquil Dec 12, 2014 at 6:02 PM

      Safe way to get from airport to Hampton Inn?

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      Detention Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil

      São Paulo Dec 5, 2014 at 3:29 PM

      A friend was deported to Brazil from Africa very recently. Although he was using his Brazilian passport, he has not been in Brazil for many years...he is a USA green card holder but his green card has expired. I do not know the Portuguese language but I was told the Federal police station where he is being held is on Rua Guainases? Does anyone know where I can get information on him?

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      bus from Santiago to Mendoza

      Mendoza Dec 4, 2014 at 4:30 AM

      hi

      I will leave Santiago de Chile with a bus from Andesmar to Mendoza in January 2015.
      From which Terminal do they leave?

      And on the website of Andesmar they talk about the Output Habilitation Rate for entering Argentina.
      Does this apply for me? I have Dutch nationality.

      I think it is very strange that I can buy a bus ticket on the website of Andesmar and that they don't give vital information. They don't respond on my email as well.

      Thanks

      Tobias

      more
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      online ticket for the bus from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

      Brazil Dec 2, 2014 at 12:53 PM

      Hi to everybody,
      I'm going to visit Brazil next february and tried to purchase online a bus ticket from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro but understood about the CRF number. How can I take it and pls tell me how can i purchase the ticket without this CRF number?

      more
    • Cicerones de Buenos Aires, Greeters

      Buenos Aires Nov 27, 2014 at 11:10 AM

      Hi. I am going to Buenos Aires in November, and I am looking for guided tours. What can you suggest? As I am a student I would prefer something that is not too expensive. I found an organization called Cicerones Buenos Aires Greeters, and it looks like it is free, but can someone recommend them? Thanks. Floriane.

      more
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      Transfer from AEP to EZE

      Buenos Aires Dec 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

      Aerolineas Argentinas suddenly cancelled my flight from Ushuaia to Ezeiza Airport. Now I'm flying into Newbery but my flight back to the U.S. still leaves from Ezeiza. What is the safest, surest and most direct way to make that transfer (without walking out of the airport) ?

      more
    • Drop off luggage possibility at the cruiseterminal in Valparaiso ?

      Valparaíso Dec 6, 2014 at 4:10 AM

      Hi,

      We arrive by cruise (HAL Zaandam) at 22nd of december and we would like to know if we can drop off our luggage at VPT for halfd a day? So we can visit alparaiso/Vina del Mar.

      If not possible to drop off our luggage at VTP is there another area to drop off our luggage?

      With kind regards,

      Fabian Brochard

      more
    • Stored luggage in airport locker at AZE international airport Buenos Aires Argentina

      Buenos Aires Dec 4, 2014 at 6:34 PM

      Wanting to leave some luggage in a locker for about three weeks at the Ministro Pistarini (AZE) airport. Various information suggests I can but so far cannot confirm.... Could someone please advise.?

      more
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      Galapago cruise ss maryann

      Galápagos Islands Nov 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

      I am trying to plan our trip to Ecuador and Galapagos from jan 22-mar 2. I was wanting to go to galapagos via cruise, love the picture of ss maryann. Does anyone know how to obtain a cruise for a discount price? I have read that different companies have overbooked and cancelled at last minute. I also wonder if Galapagos should be at the front or end of our trip??

      more
    • bus transportation

      Ecuador Nov 24, 2014 at 5:48 PM

      my destination is Bahia Ecuador, what airport should I fly into so I may take the bus? I am in search of the shortest bus trip as well as ability to get a ticket at bus terminal and board the bus within a short time.

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    • Le Thirth Club, Paramaribo Suriname

      Suriname Nov 23, 2014 at 12:46 PM

      Where is Club Le thirth in Suriname??

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    • Buses run on Sunday's?

      Ecuador 21 hours ago

      Do buses in coast of Ecuador run as frequently on Sunday's as they do on the other week days? I ask because tomorrow Sunday Dec 21 I am going from San Clemente to Montanita. I was told I will transfer buses in Portoviego.

      1 Answer 21 hours ago
    • looking for Transport on 31.12.2014 from Puerto Natales to Hotel Grey?

      Torres del Paine Dec 17, 2014 at 9:12 AM

      looking for Transport on 31.12.2014 from Puerto Natales to Hotel Grey, 03.01.2015 from Laguna Amaraga or Hotel Grey to Puerto Natales?

      feel free to contact me: pit_26_@hotmail.com

      Kind regards
      Peter

      1 Answer Dec 17, 2014 at 10:38 AM
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      Is 1 day enough?

      Quito Dec 17, 2014 at 6:13 AM

      I am exploring the possibility of Ecuador for 2015/16. (I was on the mainland in the 80s briefly when I went to the Galapagos). Is 1 day enough to explore the main historical sites of Quito? Being in the US, flights arrive late at night and the city would be the 2nd day of any itinerary. Total days I am thinking about 8 or 9.

      28 Answers Yesterday
    • Physical requirement

      Machu Picchu Dec 16, 2014 at 4:50 PM

      How difficult is it to tour this place? I will be joining a 48 hours land tour while in a SA cruise. I have a lower back & minor knee problem. Should I completely avoid this once in a lifetime tour. I do 30 minutes walks every two days but am not sure if my body can handle such a "steep" climb. Any information, recommendation, feedback will be greatly appreciated.I am determined to visit & see this wonder and didn't mind paying a lot for this tour.
      Also, I hear from others that have been there that the high altitude may also pose a problem particularly for those w/some breathing problem..feedback please. Thank you

      17 Answers Dec 19, 2014 at 5:35 AM
    • ChioQuiroz's Profile Photo

      Has aynone been in February at the salt flats?

      Uyuni Dec 15, 2014 at 8:55 AM

      I'm in my planning tour for SA and the best I could fit Uyuni and the the salt flat tour is beginning of February.
      I read that Jan & Feb are not the best to visit since due to weather it can get limited to the outside.
      Has anyone had any bad weather experience? how do the tour agencies usually handle the bad weather? they cancel or they just go ahead and do it?
      Thanks

      3 Answers Dec 16, 2014 at 12:39 PM
    • Day tour to San Alfonso del Mar

      Algarrobo Dec 15, 2014 at 12:52 AM

      We will be visiting Valparaiso, and want to see if we can spend half a day traveling to Algarrobo just to see San Alfonso del Mar's biggest pool in the world, from the outside (I know we are not allowed in). Anybody knows where does the bus stop in Algarrobo (got an address?) will we be able to walk to San Alfonso del Mar? We can take a bus or taxi, but the worry is getting back to the bus station (to take a bus back to Valpo).

      Any insight will be greatly appreciated

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      Transfer from AEP to EZE

      Buenos Aires Dec 13, 2014 at 2:28 PM

      Aerolineas Argentinas suddenly cancelled my flight from Ushuaia to Ezeiza Airport. Now I'm flying into Newbery but my flight back to the U.S. still leaves from Ezeiza. What is the safest, surest and most direct way to make that transfer (without walking out of the airport) ?

      4 Answers Dec 14, 2014 at 9:13 AM
    • Spending Just A Day

      Valparaíso Dec 13, 2014 at 11:37 AM

      Have a full day to spend in Valparaiso. Since my interests are in taking pictures of colorful homes and panoramic city views where would you recommend going and how best to get around town?

      5 Answers Dec 15, 2014 at 8:21 AM
    • transportatio

      Guayaquil Dec 12, 2014 at 6:02 PM

      Safe way to get from airport to Hampton Inn?

      3 Answers Dec 13, 2014 at 3:06 AM
    • FlyingDutchmen's Profile Photo

      football game

      Buenos Aires Dec 12, 2014 at 8:31 AM

      Ola

      Estoy en Buenos Aires en el ultimo semana de enero 2015. Esta possible ver Boca Junios o River Plate?
      Y como adquiero tickets?

      Gracias,

      Tobias

      1 Answer Dec 12, 2014 at 9:29 AM
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      Xmas/New Year's travel

      Brazil Dec 11, 2014 at 7:01 AM

      I'll be heading to Brazil (Sao Paolo, Rio, Salvador) for Xmas and New Year's. How easy will it be to get last minute flights/buses at that time?

      As i do not have a CPF, i'm having trouble booking on-line, plus i hate to be so set-in-stone. Can i get a ticket with a day or 2 notice? Will everything be sold out? Will transport prices go through the roof?

      5 Answers Dec 11, 2014 at 11:53 AM
    • 2 months in floripa

      Florianópolis Dec 10, 2014 at 9:03 PM

      We're a couple in their 30s coming to relax and have some quiet beach time in Florianopolis (Feb 6th, 2015 to April 15th). No clubs nor parties for this trip. It's more of a healing journey during treatment. We'll have a car so we can move from place to place but we'd rather stay in Florianopolis for a long time, a month for sure.

      I'm a bit overwhelmed with looking for a place to stay. Does anyone know an imobilaria that could help me?

      Or could anyone suggest where I look?

      Thanks!

      John

      1 Answer Dec 11, 2014 at 12:39 PM
    • workaway type volunteering in Brasil

      Brasília Dec 10, 2014 at 5:41 AM

      hi, I am new to this website so I hope you can help me. I am also new to Brasil, and looking for a workaway style volunteering opportunity ie at hostals etc, somewhere by the sea for Christmas and New Year... I am currently in Rio and would ideally like anywhere between here and Florianapolis in the South, or to the north, but not so far that will cost lots of Reals to get to... I am already on workaway already, but getting no luck on there, whether that is because I speak no Portugese (yet) or that I am older traveller, or its just a busy time of year... I am a positive and enthusiastic backpacker... so any tips would be greatly appreciated.

      1 Answer Dec 11, 2014 at 7:24 AM
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      Tours to Ciudad Perdida (lost city) and La Guajira

      Colombia Dec 8, 2014 at 5:29 AM

      Hi
      Anyone has any suggestions on tour agencies to Ciudad perdida. All I've seen charge the same $600,000 COP for 4 days.
      Also, in order to keep on budget, any suggestions to got to Palomino and Cabo de la vela withour a tour or a tour is a must.
      Tks!

      1 Answer Dec 9, 2014 at 6:50 AM
    • Meeting up with people in the park

      Torres del Paine Dec 7, 2014 at 6:12 AM

      Hello!
      My friends are starting in at the Paine Grande entrance and I would like to meet them halfway through the hike to just to the torres del paine. is this possible? can i meet them at the amargo bus stop? suggestions for where to meet??
      thank you so so much!!
      theresa

      10 Answers Dec 8, 2014 at 4:07 AM
    • Drop off luggage possibility at the cruiseterminal in Valparaiso ?

      Valparaíso Dec 6, 2014 at 4:10 AM

      Hi,

      We arrive by cruise (HAL Zaandam) at 22nd of december and we would like to know if we can drop off our luggage at VPT for halfd a day? So we can visit alparaiso/Vina del Mar.

      If not possible to drop off our luggage at VTP is there another area to drop off our luggage?

      With kind regards,

      Fabian Brochard

      4 Answers Dec 9, 2014 at 7:07 PM
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      Detention Center in Sao Paulo, Brazil

      São Paulo Dec 5, 2014 at 3:29 PM

      A friend was deported to Brazil from Africa very recently. Although he was using his Brazilian passport, he has not been in Brazil for many years...he is a USA green card holder but his green card has expired. I do not know the Portuguese language but I was told the Federal police station where he is being held is on Rua Guainases? Does anyone know where I can get information on him?

      3 Answers Dec 13, 2014 at 12:49 PM
    • Stored luggage in airport locker at AZE international airport Buenos Aires Argentina

      Buenos Aires Dec 4, 2014 at 6:34 PM

      Wanting to leave some luggage in a locker for about three weeks at the Ministro Pistarini (AZE) airport. Various information suggests I can but so far cannot confirm.... Could someone please advise.?

      4 Answers Dec 8, 2014 at 5:53 AM
    • FlyingDutchmen's Profile Photo

      bus from Santiago to Mendoza

      Mendoza Dec 4, 2014 at 4:30 AM

      hi

      I will leave Santiago de Chile with a bus from Andesmar to Mendoza in January 2015.
      From which Terminal do they leave?

      And on the website of Andesmar they talk about the Output Habilitation Rate for entering Argentina.
      Does this apply for me? I have Dutch nationality.

      I think it is very strange that I can buy a bus ticket on the website of Andesmar and that they don't give vital information. They don't respond on my email as well.

      Thanks

      Tobias

      3 Answers Dec 4, 2014 at 12:07 PM
    • FlyingDutchmen's Profile Photo

      bus from Santiago to Mendoza

      Chile Dec 4, 2014 at 4:29 AM

      hi

      I will leave Santiago de Chile with a bus from Andesmar to Mendoza in January 2015.
      From which Terminal do they leave?

      And on the website of Andesmar they talk about the Output Habilitation Rate for entering Argentina.
      Does this apply for me? I have Dutch nationality.

      I think it is very strange that I can buy a bus ticket on the website of Andesmar and that they don't give vital information. They don't respond on my email as well.

      Thanks

      Tobias

      1 Answer Dec 4, 2014 at 5:29 AM
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      how to get from Lima airport to hotel

      Peru Dec 4, 2014 at 3:42 AM

      two quetsions 1) any reccomendation of hotels, small friendly, central to stay in Lima have two nights.
      2) best and safest way to get from airport to hotel ( am female travelling solo)

      7 Answers Dec 16, 2014 at 11:18 AM
    • Virgin Vacation

      Machu Picchu Dec 3, 2014 at 11:11 AM

      any VT mbrs heard/used Virgin Vacation to Lima (cusco,etc)?

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2014 at 3:06 PM
    • petia_a_z's Profile Photo

      online ticket for the bus from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro

      Brazil Dec 2, 2014 at 12:53 PM

      Hi to everybody,
      I'm going to visit Brazil next february and tried to purchase online a bus ticket from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro but understood about the CRF number. How can I take it and pls tell me how can i purchase the ticket without this CRF number?

      1 Answer Dec 2, 2014 at 4:47 PM
    • Flying to Iquitos from Lima

      Peru Dec 2, 2014 at 8:41 AM

      Hi,
      I've heard that you can get cheaper tickets (return for around €120) at Lima airport.

      Can anyone confirm this?

      What's the cheapest way to get return flights?
      I need to fly from Lima to Iquitos and back again next week.

      Flight prices are looking to be around €216 - €250 return... which I think is a bit expensive.

      Cheers! :-)

      1 Answer Dec 2, 2014 at 10:02 AM
    • Route recommendation

      Argentina Dec 2, 2014 at 7:50 AM

      Hi,
      We would like to visit the following places in Argentina. We start from Buenos Ayres and want to end at the Iguaso.

      The places in between we would like to see are: El Calafate, the Perito moreno, Torres del Payna in Chile, El Chalten, Puerto Madryn and a week at Bariloche and the 7 lakes.

      We will appreciate the following type of info:
      - the preferred route
      - type of transportation preferred between each 2 points (no problem with buses up to 8 hours, if diferent companies please advice for the best and the problematic ones (if any)
      - to do and not recommended to do things. - All relevant info will be accepted with thanks

      1 Answer Dec 2, 2014 at 8:09 AM
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      Traveling by bus around Argentina

      Argentina Dec 1, 2014 at 4:47 PM

      Hi
      I recently read someone's blog and he traveled from Santiago to Mendoza, then to Cordoba and BA, all by bus. Is it safe to travel by land in Argentina?
      I'm a female solo traveler planning my 3-month trip in South America but I have heard from my Argentinians friends that I shouldn't travel by myself by bus around Argentina. I'm torn on doing it by plane or bus.
      Any tips or suggestions or encouragement would be very well appreciated.

      11 Answers Dec 8, 2014 at 5:22 AM
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      Galapago cruise ss maryann

      Galápagos Islands Nov 29, 2014 at 12:17 PM

      I am trying to plan our trip to Ecuador and Galapagos from jan 22-mar 2. I was wanting to go to galapagos via cruise, love the picture of ss maryann. Does anyone know how to obtain a cruise for a discount price? I have read that different companies have overbooked and cancelled at last minute. I also wonder if Galapagos should be at the front or end of our trip??

      4 Answers Nov 30, 2014 at 10:42 AM
    • mini trekking

      Parque Nacional Los Glaciares Nov 27, 2014 at 7:44 PM

      Are there tours starting inside the park or do you have to take the bus from ElCalafate to do one of the walks on the glacier?

      3 Answers Dec 3, 2014 at 3:15 AM
    • Cicerones de Buenos Aires, Greeters

      Buenos Aires Nov 27, 2014 at 11:10 AM

      Hi. I am going to Buenos Aires in November, and I am looking for guided tours. What can you suggest? As I am a student I would prefer something that is not too expensive. I found an organization called Cicerones Buenos Aires Greeters, and it looks like it is free, but can someone recommend them? Thanks. Floriane.

      3 Answers Nov 28, 2014 at 5:47 AM
    • Is there such an address?

      La Cumbre Nov 26, 2014 at 6:57 AM

      Hello. Does this address exist?
      President Ortiz 85, 5178 La Cumbre, Sierras de Cordoba
      Particularly, is there a ppoperty number 85?

      Many thanks. Vanessa.

      5 Answers Nov 26, 2014 at 2:23 PM