Gorgeous restaurant
Brazil

Gorgeous restaurant

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] On that day we had our lunch in the historical restaurant in Rio de Janeiro called Confeitaria Colombo. It was a large restaurant with the huge mirrors founded in 1894. Because of the mirrors the space looked even bigger. These mirrors are from Belgium, the stained glasses are from France and the …

Getting drunk comfortably
Brazil

Getting drunk comfortably

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] After eating good meat in Paraty in Brazil, we had a walk around the town at night. Because this was a touristy place, the shops were open late, so we did a bit of souvenir shopping. When we were coming back to the hotel finally, we came across a kind of pub …

Enjoyed the town of Paraty
Brazil

Enjoyed the town of Paraty

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] On the next day, a boat trip from Paraty for swimming was planned. But I could not sleep at all that night and my stomach was not particularly good, so we stayed in the town and took it easy. This tour was very busy, two nights at a place, so maybe I …

Paraty at night
Brazil

Paraty at night

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] The first thing I noticed in Paraty, Brazil at night was the vendors selling sweets such as egg tart pastries and creme caramels. The ground was paved very roughly and very difficult to walk on it. There were many people hanging around. It was the atmosphere of the summer holiday. We went …

The best meal in this holiday
Argentina

The best meal in this holiday

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] On the second evening in Buenos Aires, our tour leader took us to an area called Palermo Soho. This area had a particular atmosphere, not like any other places in the city. It was surprisingly trendy with lovely shops and cafes. We could compare here with Aoyama in Tokyo or Chelsea in …

Meat, again
Argentina

Meat, again

Miranda

[ Jan.2016 ] On the first evening in Buenos Aires, we all went to a restaurant called Gran Parrilla del Plata, which was recommended by our tour leader. I think it was located on the corner of Chile Street and Peru Street. The atmosphere was nice and lively. This time, I chose 450g of ‘lomo’, …

Dinner
Argentina

Dinner

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] Our new year’s eve dinner finally started at around 10pm in Bariloche in Argentina. The restaurant was called Jauja and this was the one which our tour leader’s favourite ice cream shop started recently. On that day, they had just one set menu and we could drink wine as much as we …

Delicious salmon
Chile

Delicious salmon

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] We went to a restaurant called Casa Valdes in Puerto Varas in the lake district in Chile. This restaurant is supposed to be the best in the town for seafood. The location was nice and we could see the lake. We ate squids and prawns for the starter and salmon for the …

A posh restaurant at first sight
Chile

A posh restaurant at first sight

Miranda

[ Dec.2015 ] On the second evening in Santiago in Chile, we went to a restaurant called Liguria which was recommended by our tour leader. According to him, many of the expats living in Santiago come here. It was early when we arrived there and there were not so many customers, yet. The white table …

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