Buenos Aires

Mendoza to Buenos Aires -on the fancy bus

Normally a 13 hour overnight bus ride would fill me with dread. But in Argentina it’s something to look forward to, especially if you go first class. A first class ticket on the bus line Cata gets you a  big seat, foot rest,  blanket, pillow, newspaper,  curtains to section off your seat and a personal … Continue reading »

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Eating an Entire Cow (not in one sitting) part 5

We spent our last night in Buenos Aires at the same restaurant we went to the first night.   Here’s what we’ve learned in a month in Buenos Aires. 10:30 is a good time to go out for dinner.  Midnight is not.  They were done for the night, but still seated us. Our Spanish still needs … Continue reading »

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Tango Show in Buenos Aires- so not our thing

There are several ways for tourists to see tango in Buenos Aires. 1. on the street in San Telmo and La Boca –  We did this and it left us wanting more. 2. Milongas – the real deal tango bars – We didn’t go to one of these and so wish we had. 3. Tourist … Continue reading »

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Recoleta Cemetery – Evita’s tomb

After almost a month in Buenos Aires we finally mastered the local bus system.  We caught the correct bus going the correct way and got to the Recoleta cemetery in 5 minutes. This cemetery is as beautiful as the other one we visited. There are amazing tombs with incredible statues.   This one, however, is smack … Continue reading »

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La Boca – tourist vs traveler

Jeff and I are very different kind of travelers.  I am a full blown tourist.  Jeff is a true traveler.   This difference isn’t too apparent until we go to something touristy. La Boca is such a place.  La Boca is a neighborhood in Buenos Aires that is rich in history. Tango started in this barrio … Continue reading »

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