Author: Monie Thompson

Croatia-Slovenia-Italy – the Famed Dalmatian Coast

Hello my friends. We are off on another adventure with friends on a Gate 1 travels tour of Croatia, Slovenia,..

Copacabana in Rio!!

Copacabana in Rio!!

I can’t think of Copacabana without hearing Barry Manilow’s song running through my head, so play that tune in your..

Two Amazing Views of Rio…

Two Amazing Views of Rio…

Hello my friends, There are so many facets to the diamond that is the city of Rio. We are starting..

Exciting Carnival in Rio!

Exciting Carnival in Rio!

Carnival is synonymous with Rio. I thought it was a public celebration of crazy costumes, people dressing up with lots..

Oi Rio de Janiero!!

Oi Rio de Janiero!!

It’s a 20 minute ride to the top and the anticipation of what we are about to see is just..

Amazing Iguazú Falls…from the Brazil side

Amazing Iguazú Falls…from the Brazil side

Hello my friends, It’s another day to explore these mind blowing waterfalls, only this time from the Brazil side.  Yesterday,..

Getting soaked at Iguazú Falls…the Argentinian side

Getting soaked at Iguazú Falls…the Argentinian side

In the world of amazing waterfalls, there’s Victoria Falls in Africa, there’s Niagara Falls  between Ontario and New York, but..

What’s New Buenos Aires!

What’s New Buenos Aires!

The energy and excitement of this capital city of Argentina is palpable the moment you start to drive the streets…

Little Switzerland in Bariloche

Little Switzerland in Bariloche

In the light of day, we get our first glimpse of Bariloche, Argentina.  With a population of 100,000, this little..