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Month: August 2011

Walking tour of Buenos Aires – Paris of South America.

Walking tour of Buenos Aires – Paris of South America.

Today, the three of us took a walking city tour by a renowned company Eternautas. A company ran by docents of history offers several thematic walking tours. We did the most popular version as the above title states. We had a wonderful guide Gabriel who was fluent in English and very well versed in the history of his city with interesting trivia thrown in.

Polish priest in Buenos Aires.

Polish priest in Buenos Aires.

You meet all kinds of people in Buenos Aires. It’s a mix, which kind of reminds me of LA. People from all walks of life with all kinds of stories to tell, if you ask them and are willing to listen. One such person, dear to Analia and me, is a Polish priest whom we met years ago when I first lived here, in 2004. Each time we visit Buenos Aires and specifically the neighborhood of Palermo we try to…

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Argentine Polo barrio style and a visit to the past.

Argentine Polo barrio style and a visit to the past.

Last night after we finally reached Buenos Aires and settled in our apartment we went out for dinner to one of our old favorite restaurants in Palermo. Afterward, we took a walk and as we were crossing a park I noticed a few men riding on bicycles within a closed court. We were intrigued and came closer to have a look at what they were doing. To our surprise we realized that these 6 guys were playing a version of…

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Eureka Travel is finally off to a new adventure!

Eureka Travel is finally off to a new adventure!

Stopping the mail – check making sure bills are paid – check Netflix on hold – check Bags are packed – well, still working on that 🙂 We are very excited to be returning to South America once again. This time our itinerary will take us to Buenos Aires; Peninsula Valdes in Patagonia where we hope to see whales and other marine wildlife; then we will cross to Bariloche where we’ll spend few days with Ana’s parents. After some rest…

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Eureka Travel gets a “facelift”

Eureka Travel gets a “facelift”

We are happy and proud to announce the launch of our new and improved web page ( www.eurekatravel.net). After several months of hard work we finally did it and the page went live on Thursday August 11th. Our goals were to improve the visual and aesthetic appeal as well as functionality and organization of content.   In a coordinated manner we also re-designed our Facebook page to match the new web page and fully integrate social media. We hope we achieved our…

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