Argentina Tango Hotel
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Despite the neighbours creaking our shared floorboards and
their bathroom fan, managed to get a decent night – needed it as breakfast not
until 8.30am. The breads were properly done so what had previously been tough
tasteless bready squares, when done properly turned out to be fluffy scones.
The Tigre train took over an hour through some nice Northern
neighbourhoods with plenty of Colonial character, much nicer than those ...
... 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, ...
... would be put on the meter and not just made up by the driver. Once La Boca, which was the next neighbourhood to Sam Telmo, we headed for a drink in one of the cafes on the strip and watched the street tango dancers which were very popular to entertain the tourist for money of course. This area is one of the poorest in the city and famous for its football team and fans, brightly coloured houses, street entertainment and the picturesque views which you usually find on post ...
... takeoff, and even had time to get our last Caribou coffee before leaving the country. When it was time to board the plane, Emma and I were one of the last people to board, because we figured we were going to be on the plane for so long that it would be nice to stretch for a while before getting on. But that proved to be a mistake because they had run out of storage in the upper bins for carry-on suitcases, and both of us had them, packed with things to do on the plane ...
... was done with traditional pomp. The monument to the fallen, by the way, is on a hill that looks directly down on the Torre.
I also wandered a very busy commercial street that's closed to vehicles -- Florida. It's considered the most important commercial street in Argentina. For lack of a better term there's a multi-story upscale mall on Florida. I think it's the only mall I've ever taken pictures of.