Punta del Este

We decided to take a short trip across the river during our last few weeks in South America, and arguably the quickest flight we’ve ever been on. A whole thirty minutes in the air to Punta del Este, Uruguay. For the uninitiated, Punta is a famous beach town here in South America, busting at the seams with tourists during the summer months of December to March and (as we learned) virtually empty during the off season. [Read More]

The Raymonds Come to Visit!

I cried when I found out my parents were coming to visit us ­čśČ I was so excited!! High on the priority list was obviously ice cream. Our favorite at the time- LadoBueno. The second stop was the most beautiful bookstore in the world- El Ateneo Grand Splendid. It’s in an old theater and just begs to be photographed. We went to the Teatro Col├│n to see the Orquestra Filarm├│nica de Buenos Aires. [Read More]