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Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn: 5th February 2017

Puerto Madryn was first established in the late 19th Century, not by the Spanish or Portuguese, but by Welsh settlers. There are still considerable Welsh-speaking enclaves around here; it is said that, during the Falklands campaign, several Argentinian soldiers were captured, who spoke only Spanish and Welsh. 251 more words

History

Doug Casey on 100-Year Bonds

Anyone who buys Argentina’s newly issued 100-year bonds as an investment probably deserves what they are going to get: massive losses when interest rate, and almost certainly at least one Argentinian default before the bonds mature. 343 more words

Government

Feeling buenos in Buenos Aires

Jono and I wasted no time in kicking off Buenos Aires with good food and great times: local beers and a big night of parrilla – neither disappointed. 962 more words

Argentina

Week 25-2017. Amersfoort.

 Summertime.

The first half of the week showed very pleasant weather with temperatures up to 30 degrees centigrade. The second half was a lot less pleasant with rain, thunderstorm and much loweswir temperatures. 104 more words

Argentina

Buenos Aires

Maintenance is hard work.

It’s been six days since I left Argentina. This latest update was supposed to come on the same day as ‘Sunrise’. But, like I said, maintenance is hard. 166 more words

Photography