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    Buenos Aires To Uyuni, Bolivia By Car

    Hello travelers, any recommendations / must sees for the road trip by car, Buenos Aires to Uyuni, Bolivia and back. Any tips are very much appreciated. Thanks
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    Washing Machine And Dryer Recommendations

    Your biggest store would be mercado libre. I bought an american size LG washer and dryer, both imported from US, it was about 2 years ago, not sure if the guy still brings it. The name was devoto electronics, he brung all our appliances from US.
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    El Calafate Next Week

    We just came back from touring southern Argentina, icluding el Calafate. It was the highlight of our trip. Amazing place! Some of our friends recomended us Isabel restaurant and let me tell you, it was the best "al disco" we have ever tasted . I would highly recomend it. The porcions are huge...
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    Kale Action Plan - Seeking Co-Conspirators

    I buy kale at bario chino. There is a store on Mendoza, called Tina and co. or something like that. It's a big store and very neat. They even have bagels, not the best, but ok. Also other healthy goodies. Worth checking out
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    Shipping To Argentina

    There are a couple of them in Miami, we usually use pampa moving. give them a call 17866122759. They deliver stuff to your door, bypass all the aduana bs for you. There is no weight restriction shipping by boat. One box is about $150 There is also other one, called embarques rio la plata...
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    Nordelta - Advice Please!

    Very well said,right on the target!! Most people that are against Nordelta, never even lived or even have a clue what its like living in ND.
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    Nordelta - Advice Please!

    Hi, we live in complejo Villa Nueva, which is o only 7 min away from Nordelta, but it's closer to Panamericana, which should take about 35min to San Isidro without traffic. And it is less pricey than ND but it also has all private neigbourhoods. We send our kids to Northfield school in Nordelta...
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    Teaching Opportunities

    Hi, i don't know what area you live at, but there is a catholic school inside my barrio ( i live in Benavidez, complejo villa nueva, next door to Nordelta), and they are always looking for a native english teachers. They even asked me if i can come and help with kindergarteners, and i am no...
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    Do I Have To Kiss Everybody???

    No really?! I am a bit annoyed about this whole kissing on a cheek thing. As i walk in at the party, do i really have to kiss like 20 ppl, that half of them i don"t even know. And do you kiss your plumber too? :-)
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    Looking For Good Cooking Items And Bagels:)

    Yesterday, i found bagels in china town. And they are very good! Haven't had a good bagel in a looong time.
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    Anyone Lived In Rural Argentina?

    Check out villa Merlo in San Luis. It's pretty neat place. We go there offten and love it!
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    Picking Up Package W/o Received Notice

    Hi all, my friend sent me some essential oils for my husbands cancer treatment. I checked on usps.com and the tracking number states that is sitting in Argentina customs clearance since March 5th. I still did not receive a notice(a piece of paper) that i could go pick it up in retiro. Anybody...
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    Paypal Problems?

    has anybody experienced any problems with paypal lately? I am trying to pay somebody with chase debit card using my paypal acct and it would not allow me? Forget using arg cc, i know it won't work, but now american debit card??
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    Blue Dollar - Over

    I don't buy it! It's another b.s. It's pretty much like buying $$ for travel. They say you can get us$$ for travel, but have any of you actually had any luck to purchase a single us$ when needed. Even if i have all straight with AFIP, was never qualified for a single penny. So now they are...
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    Moving To Ba In February With The Family... From Nyc

    Hi, we live in ND area and would not change it for anything else. You can check the barrios of complejo Villa Nueva. It's only houses and it's next door to ND, but for less $$$. Love the area. Pm me if you need more info. Good luck
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    Moving To Ba In February With The Family... From Nyc

    Hi, we live in ND area and would not change it for anything else. You can check the barrios of complejo Villa Nueva. It's only houses and it's next door to ND, but for less $$$. Love the area. Pm me if you need more info. Good luck
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    Nordelta Info

    We live in Complejo Villa Nueva, which is next to ND. My kids go to ND schools. I would not wanna live anywhere else. Is safe, its clean and everything you need is so close. If you go to Bahia( on the other side of the road of centro commercial) it's like mini Puerto Madero, with restaurants...
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    Mvd-Mia Vs Eze-Mia, Any Exp. Flying In-From Montevideo?

    I am searching for flights to MIA and i found that flying from Montevideo(MVD) is around $699 and from Ezeiza around $980. Not sure if its worth the hassle, but wanted to know if anybody has any experience flying from Montevideo. Also, as far as bringing electronics and stuff, maybe they are...
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    Bringing Large Electronics By Plane

    Does anybody have any expierence bringing larger items, like TV or small kitchen appliances at EZE? Do they give you a hard time? I believe you declare it and have to pay 50% of whatever exceeds the $300. Are electrodomesticos even alowed? (like a cooktop) Any experience? Please share
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    Cappuccino Machine

    How do you guys even bring your coffee machines here, passed the aduana?!
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