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South America - Argentina, Chile, & Easter Island
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Iquasu Falls

Lots of these animals called coatis in Iquasu National Park. This is the train that took us to the Argentina side of the falls.

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Iquasu Falls

The views from the Argentina side were just as impressive as from the Brazil side.

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Iquasu Falls

We saw a number of these birds on the trails near the falls.

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Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires had a European feel. This is the Casa Rosada, the presidential palace, in Plaza de Mayo.

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Buenos Aires

We went to a tango competition while in the city that was quite enjoyable.

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Uruguay

There is a ferry from Buenos Aires to Uruguay so we went over for a day trip. We had a nice lunch at the building on the right.

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Mendoza

Since it was winter in Argentina, there was no green on the vines but the scenery was still spectacular.

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Mendoza

Wine tasting on the patio at one of the 4 wineries we visited on our tour. We were accompanied by a father and son from Brazil.

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Santiago, Chile

Plaza de Armas, a large square not far from our apartment.

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Easter Island

Just getting off the plane.

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Easter Island

Rano Raraku, the quarry where the statues (moai) were cut from rock. Almost 400 are still at this site.

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Easter Island

Ahu Akivi. All the moai were knocked over during the wars between the local tribes in the 18th century. Only a few have been restored.

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Easter Island

This is Ahu Tongariki, the largest restored shrine on the island (with one extra moai)!

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Easter Island

Also at Ahu Tongariki, this shows how huge some of the moai were.

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Easter Island

Ahu Tahai, which was near where we were staying in the village, was one of the few with restored eyes.

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