Alkimista Hostel

Address: Avenida de Mayo 1385, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District, Argentina | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the C1 area of Buenos Aires, is near Floralis Generica, Palacio Barolo, Plaza San Martin, and Congreso.
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4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires - July 29 to August 1

A travel blog entry by drendell on Jul 29, 2015

2 comments, 78 photos

... the bar tenders we discussed our options. What a rowdy bunch, I can only imagine what we all looked like. One girl had a brides vail on but she later told me that she wasn't getting married. The whole situation was pretty funny and I remember thinking "I'm probably too old for this kind of behaviour". Anyway, our next venue was a nightclub and it felt pretty awesome to hit the dance floor. When it was time to call it a night (or morning) Patick walked me back to my hotel ...

So there's that statue and a bit of AI

A travel blog entry by ggoat on Jul 28, 2015

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... on my relatively ancient (2008) Kindle (which has 'experimental' free web browsing in some countries - Amazon seems to have since blocked many sites, but the BBC's text only news site still works). I saw that Stephen Hawking had provided a speech for the opening of a conference on artificial intelligence in Buenos Aires. I remembered that Oleg and Ariel, whom I had met at the Iguazu Falls, had travelled to South America to present ...

Last stop: Buenos Aires

A travel blog entry by ginevad on Mar 07, 2015

9 photos

... of an 80s and 90s party (as promised by Lonely Planet), we witnessed a rather weird underground concert, kind of a mixture of hip hop, funk and indie rock. Didn't stay there long enough to try getting used to this type of music. The next day we joined the second walking tour in the morning which took us through the neighborhoods of the BA elite and ended in Ricoletta cemetery, where we visited Evita's grave and learned the crazy story of ...

Tango in the Night

A travel blog entry by hasselbaink on Feb 08, 2015

1 photo

... our cards didn't work in the ATMs.

Back in our hostel we got chatting to an English couple who were on the first day of their 4 month trip and that's when it kicked in. The fear greater than a thousand fears that we only had a week left of this nomadic life before returning to normality.

We availed of a free tango lesson where within 2 minutes the instructor came up to to Claire and I and said "sorry, no professionals"*. On ...

Cruising the delta after an overnight deluge...

A travel blog entry by caarch on Nov 30, 2014

11 photos

... And, since it was our last full day on board ship, packing had to be done so that my bag could be collected at 10 pm and transferred directly to the airport.

An early dinner with my new friends from Foster City, and then we were off to the downtown area again and a tango show. I was a bit skeptical that it would be a tourist trap, as was the ballet in St. Petersburg a few years ago, but this show did not disappoint! On board ship ...