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Montevideo – where drinking mate is a religion

The capital of Uruguay is situated just a 35 minutes flight from Buenos Aires. In the short time that we spent here we tried some typical Uruguayan food like chivito (a steak sandwich with cheese, ham, lettuce, tomato and spicies), pamblona (pork or chicken meat stuffed with pepper ham and cheese, a little bit similar … Continue reading »

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Glacier Perito Moreno – incredible blue ice

The first big stop in Argentina was at El Calafate where we arrived after a 27 hour bus ride. The first funny thing that we found out about Argentinians is that they have dinner very late and in the evening restaurants are closed until 8 PM. Even on the bus to El Calafate when almost … Continue reading »

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Los Angeles – city of angels

In LA I finally met my cousins Crina and Ionut who I haven`t seen in 7 years. We had a great time together with their families and on weekend we went together to Long Beach on the ocean. Crina lives close to Disneyland and in the evening we walked through Downtown Disneyland and saw the … Continue reading »

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Yosemite – giant grizzlies, not bears but trees

Yosemite National Park is known for its spectacular granite cliffs, the waterfalls, giant sequoia groves and the biological diversity. In Yosemite we drove through the Yosemite Valley where we saw the rock formation “El Capitan” which is very popular between rock climbers.

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Toronto und Niagara

Toronto ist anders als die anderen Städte in Kanada, die wir bislang gesehen haben, ziemlich amerikanisch, mit Wolkenkratzern und ohne Altstadt. Im Zentrum, neben dem Ontariosee befindet sich der bekannte Fernsehturm CN Tower, der mehrere Jahre das größte Gebäude der Welt war. Im CN Tower sind wir abends hochgestiegen.

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Montreal, der 2te “Schritt”

Die beste Nachricht ist, dass wir inzwischen auch unser Visum für Australien bekommen haben. Das Ankommen in Montreal war sehr unkompliziert, bei dem Büro für Einwanderung hatten wir erwartet, dass man uns ein Haufen Fragen stellt, aber alles ging sehr schnell,

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