Hostel Giramondo

Guemes 4802, Buenos Aires, Capital Federal District, C1425BLN, Argentina | Hostel
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B.A. Graffiti

A travel blog entry by mattyjordan on Apr 24, 2014

112 photos

... side of the road. She started by tellin us about some of the artwork around and the difference between graffiti, tagging, pieces, stencils and street art.

There is a huge legal difference between what happens in Argentina and what happens around the rest of the world. It is not legal to graffiti, but if you ask the governments permission to draw on a wall, 8 out of 10 times they will grant it to you. There is also a ...

The beginning of the end

A travel blog entry by pinklady27 on Apr 21, 2014

1 comment, 14 photos

With our remaining Argentinian money we decided to take a taxi to the port, only to discover that it wasn't enough. The alternative - take the underground. Having told some Aussies the previous day that we had taken the subway we were met with shock, disbelief and respect that we would risk our lives by taking it. Yes, it is perceived as very dangerous and locals who can afford not to use the subway don't, but we are seasoned travellers, ...

Sightseeing & Tango!

A travel blog entry by lindb on Jan 15, 2014

11 photos

... would be the best so headed off to the post office around the corner. Luckily a guy did speak English but that is where our luck ran out. He only had one box left that would fit in our polar jackets from the Antarctica trip. I needed at least 2 boxes and Tammy and Andy 3 boxes. Tammy and Andy used that one box to post back a jacket, but that is all they could put in the box the jacket and box was exactly 2kg. We headed up to the next Post Office, I ...

Day 65 on route to Iguazu Falls

A travel blog entry by elliotgamble on Nov 19, 2013

1 photo

... the station. We clambered aboard and got settled in our seats. I had a prime seat. Spacious and with the TV in perfect positioning. We were pampered throughout the whole journey. The waiter first gave us whiskey on the rocks to start of the journey. This was followed by dinner, soft drinks and beer. To send us to sleep we were finished off with a glass of champers. This was bus living I could catch on with. The only problem was that I had consumed so many liquids ...

First Impressions

A travel blog entry by finkx111 on Aug 23, 2013

2 photos

... butt to figure out at first. While buses, called colectivos, are numerous, the system for actually knowing which one to take and where to get off is not friendly to visitors in any way. And then there are some other issues. The other day I wanted to get on colectivo #34 to go to Palermo, and bus #34 went by six times without letting anyone on because it was too full. SIX TIMES! Asi es la vida in Buenos Aires.

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This hostel, located in the Palermo area of Buenos Aires, is near Jardín Zoologico, Jardin Botanico Carlos Thais, Opera Pampa, and OpscionSur Tours.
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