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... Here goes nothing. Where does one knock on a wall? Is there specific semi-illegal wall-knocking etiquette? Was this even the right wall, or was I going to have to explain how I wanted money and not drugs? I rapped once, timidly. Nothing happened. This was getting silly. I felt like I'd been sent on a wild goose chase. The logical part of my brain was ecstatic. Cool, didn't work, let's go home and laugh about it. I turned to walk away. Then, the ...
... not only Peronist, but the President is Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner. Her nickname was once "La Tina." You might notice on the new peso note, "Banco Central de La Republica Argentina" is printed in two colors, mostly purple, but six letters, at the end of each line, are in red, "LA TINA." Coincidence?: Probably not. The politics of personality taken to the extreme.
On with our trip. Once settled in our apartment, we ...
... ships that came into port. We wandered all around the neighborhood - a few short blocks. We had lunch at the famous Cafe Tortoni (which actually flooded as a result of the rain that was now falling outside). It was definitely a tourist experience - the food was so so. Unfortunately, I did not try the two things that they are known for - cider and churros. Last we took a quick spin around some other neighborhoods -- including San Telmo known for its antiques ...
After a relatively smooth flight, we arrived in BA and soon started to feel like we had been dropped in the deep end slightly! Barely anyone spoke a word of English in the airport and it took us a good while just to get some dollars exchanged and some coins for the public bus to our hostel. We eventually sorted ourselves out and got a 2 hour bus into the city and to the 'party' hostel which we had booked for 2 nights in advance to get us started. At this point we were ...
... d met during the night the next day, ever. I wish I still had my camera to show all the videos we took of the clubs (yes double bad luck loosing the camera too). I won´t go into detail as I´ve been warned that Grannie has access to the blog now, Hi Grannie! But I`m sure you can imagine what it`s like out here..dinner at 10pm, drink til 2 then stay out til 7. One club ´hip-hop´ was like being in the `Save The Last Dance` ...