Ushuaia, Argentina: Land of Fire at the End of the World

April 10, 2017Argentina

When a place calls itself Fin del Mundo – “the end of the world” – you know it must lay claim to some pretty serious bragging rights. And when you add the phrase Tierra del Fuego – “land of fire” – into the description, it’s a safe bet that you’re in for a fascinating time. … Read More

Buenos Aires Day 2: El Ateneo Grand Splendid & Teatro Colón

February 23, 2017Argentina

“I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” ~Jorge Luis Borges El Ateneo Grand Splendid If there ever were a more beautiful place to look for books, it would have to be the impossibly special El Ateneo Grand Splendid. The name says it all about Buenos Aires’ 1919 theatre-turned cinema-turned bookshop: … Read More