Talampaya and Ischigualasto (Valle de la Luna) Parks

Next two natural parks I’m going to talk about are one big logistics project of our travel in Argentina. I found them mentioned in one of the Russian travel portals, and many people said that it was impossible to miss Talampaya park and Ischigualasto park (known also as Valle de la Luna). They border each…

QUEBRADA DE HUMAUHACA

We rent a car in the airport of Salta and headed 200 km north where a colorful mountain valley, Quebrada de Humahuaca, is situated. It is an example of south Andean valleys that represents impressive natural environment which is kept almost intact. There are several archeological sites with a long and rich history. The unique…

Salinas Grandes

After more than 3 hours of scenic driving we had finally reached the Argentinian salt lake called Salinas Grandes. You will see it from far, it seems a large snowy field in the middle of the valley. There were no cars,  no people, we saw only some grazing guanaco (lama’s cousin, you can see in…

Jujuy Province

From the Iguazù airport we took a flight to our next destination – Salta.  In reality we were going to the extreme northwest of the country, Jujuy province, quite at the borders with Chile and Bolivia. And later we found out that in Jujuy there was an airport as well, but the cost of the…

IGUAZU FALLS

Have you ever been in the jungle by night?  If the answer is “never” you have a chance to experience it for the first time here in Argentina. Iguazù Falls (or Cataratas de Iguazù) are situated at the junction of Argentina,  Brazil and Paraguay borders in the middle of the enormous National Park, full of…

MY TRAVEL THEORY

Before starting I would like to share with you my philosophy about traveling that says: “don’t start exploring a new country from its capital”. But why, if we open any travel guide the main thing we find on their first pages is “how to explore the capital”… isn’t it illogical? Keep calm, and let me…

My Argentina

With this first article in English I would love to greet you, my dear reader, and wish you “bon voyage” into our world of travels called Vidim World.I chose Argentina as my first “writing experiment” because it was a real discovery, real adventure, very intensive and memorable. If you asked me “Do you want to repeat?” I would…

12 Hours in Mexico: can you do it?

“Are you hungry?” asked our Mexican friends after a long walk through San Diego. “We thought we’d take you to Tijuana, because in Mexico the food is better! So we were caught and kidnapped (joke). 15-minute drive from San Diego and we crossed the border. Welcome to Mexico! After a ride to Tijuana we stop…

What to do in Barcelona in 36 Hours

You arrived in Barcelona for the weekend and don’t know where to start? Here are 5 places to visit that will help you feel the atmosphere and irresistibility of this magical city! 1. Cathedral of St. Cross and St. Eulalia (or Barcelona Cathedral). The residence of the Archbishop of Barcelona is located here, in the…