Photo: Picada at La Casona de Carlos Keen. Copyright: Vicky Baker
Busy times at the end of 2010 meant my blog posts tailed off a little bit. Usually I like to use this blog to expand on articles I have written elsewhere, or go off at a related tangent, but, for now, here’s a simple round-up of recent articles. Obviously I have plans get back to writing more regularly. It wouldn’t be January otherwise, would it?
Argentina’s former rail towns serve up first-class fare
How few dusty former rail towns just outside Buenos Aires on the Argentine pampas are reinventing themselves as slow-food destinations
Flying in the face of Google Travel
A news blog on how competitors are joining forces to prevent Google from ‘owning’ the skies (This is a development to watch. I since noticed Google has a presense on Twitter, @googletravel and @googletraveluk
Going Underground: a beginner’s guide to local travel
The full article is available in pdf form (page 10 and 11).
The Real Argentina
During a month as guest editor in December…
Experiencing a local Christmas
Global tastes: trying to recreate world food at home
How do you turn a bad trip around?
In December, I also went down to Ushuaia with Reuters to make this TV news report on a cruise ship Clelia II that go into trouble in the Beagle Channel.
Meanwhile, here’s my first post of the year on The Real Argentina: partial praise, partial hate and partial bewilderment for the Argentine sandwich de miga.