Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
... bunk. After quick showers we packed up our bags and left the room to bedroom buddies who, despite my efforts at 'buenos dias,' I'd say were very unfriendly when they rose and left for breakfast. Needless to say we hadn't made new friends so sat separately at breakfast. We spent some time organising our trip to Uruguay and bus tickets to Iguazu Falls then checked into our new private room. This Valentines day was only getting better. Until we found ...
... before we could check in. Customs progressed smoothly. We boarded quickly at 8:30 for our 9:30 flight. Left in a heavy rainstorm so had bumpy ride for awhile. Had dinner about 1 hour into flight. Our economy comfort seats are well worth the extra cost for so much extra legroom. Took a sleeping pill and slept about 5 hours (Diane didn’t sleep as well since her mosquito bites bothered her). ...
... to attend later in the evening. We met our guide in the he lobby of the hotel at the designated time and once the bus arrived, got on the bus and headed for the venue of the tango show. On arrival, we were led upstairs where we were individually shown into a room where we paid the $120 per person.we were then escorted into the theatre, where we were shown our tables. After ordering, and when it was our turn, we were shown into ...
... br> hard stuff and I have mastered enough Spanish to talk like the average 3 year
old……it’s a bit tough!
Fully embracing school life we also went on an
excursion….slightly different from when I was last at school and they dragged
you off to the Mint or similar.
This excursion was to a wine bar for Argentinean wine
tasting!!! Well when in BA….. We tasted various Malbec style wines from
... a while
picking out a bag of hierba to get through. In the end we settled
on one ´with wild herbs,' which sounds roughty-toughty but is
actually rather less hardcore with mint and stuff in it. Some of
them can be quite smooth, but others are much harder work, so we
played it safe for our first pass at it! We also checked out one of
the city's “maté bars,” which turned out to in fact be a
restaurant that served one particular kind ...