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Bonpland 2233, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District, 1425, Argentina | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Palermo area of Buenos Aires, is near Jardín Zoologico, Opera Pampa, OpscionSur Tours, and Opcion Sur.
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    A travel blog entry by ccchrissie on Jul 04, 2014

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    ... and an almond croissant. Croissants, or medialunas (half moons) as they are called here, are really popular – every café seems to have an offer on them with coffee, but they are not croissants as we know them – not buttery or flaky, but sweet, sometimes artificially yellowed and doughy. The gourmet ones were traditionally French but the frangipane lacked flavour and the almonds were not (sufficiently) toasted ...

    2 - 17 May. BA , I love this city. Part 1

    A travel blog entry by prunes17 on May 17, 2014

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    ... having 2 weeks, I was going to make the most of it. I'll write about the nightlife and people in my next entry, but let's start with what I actually did!

    One thing you have to do in Argentina is to go and watch the football. I was a little disappointed with the game in maracana which Brendan, Alex, Gus and I went to, as I was expecting a much faster pace. But, River Plate vs Racing was absolutely fantastic. The atmosphere was electric. The singing, ...

    Buenos Aires

    A travel blog entry by kezzah16 on Feb 14, 2014

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    ... street one of the main roads, to 9 de Julio street which has 16 lanes of traffic and is the busiest street in the city. At the end of this in the middle was the obelisque a very tall needle like monument a really famous landmark in BA. We had a look around comparing various tango shows as tonight we had organised in our little schedule that we want to see a tango show, a must thing to do whilst in Argentina. After looking at a few ...

    Ritzy Recoleta

    A travel blog entry by burkley on Dec 09, 2013

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    ... sun before being seated. Matthew and I enjoyed our favourite Bife de Chorizo (sirloin steak) which was cooked to perfection and was accompanied by some great sides and sauces. The only downside to choosing to eat at 7 is that by 8.30pm they want the tables free so all the full paying customers can sit, which is fair enough! As it was still early by South American standards we decided to head to a nearby wine bar which had been recommended. Upon finding Isabel Wine bar ...

    Halfway through

    A travel blog entry by jessegnatovich on Sep 30, 2013

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    ... on the way down. It was captivating. I wonder how much water falls every second. I'll bet a lot. The ecological tour wasn't anything special, although we did see an alligator that Katie thought was fake. But it blinked a bit and Becky saw its tail move. After that, we went down and had some lunch while we saw the ugly animals swarm the grounds. These animals, coatis, look like a combo of a raccoon and an anteater. There were signs that say beware, coatis and monkeys may bite and steal ...