Buenos Aires and Uruguay Visit

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We've just returned from our first visit to Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil. December there means summertime so we enjoyed two seasons of fresh peaches in 2008! We learned that populations in Argentina and Uruguay descend predominantly from Spanish and Italian immigrants. The architecture is heavily influenced by old world Europe, and very skillful iron work ornaments so many windows and balconies.

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Unfamiliar trees and birds populate every landscape.

We were below the latitude of Cape Town and the Milky Way startled us every night with its exceptional brightness. It's odd to see the Orion Constellation upside down.