Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
... carpet of dog!
There is an ill feeling toward the British at the moment in the city and in the country as a whole,with Kristina Kirchner ,the countries President stirring up nationalistic feeling over the “Falklands war” or “Guerra Las Malvinas” as it is known here,the Brits have beefed up Naval exercises and troop numbers on the islands which has further stirred the pot and my visit to “Plaza de Mayor”,which is the square containing ...
... lead to another, I began teaching English! I had one weekly class at the institute, but for some unknown reason the institute has suspended classes indefinitely, so thatīs off. Though honestly Iīm not that disappointed because the class was early Friday mornings, and it was not really close to home so it wasnīt the best set up. Aside from the institute I've picked up two private students and hope to attract more as I become ...
... the house was built (the stain glass is still the original only because of these skylights).
The long narrow room that ran the outside of the second level of the opera house used to be where the wealthy relaxed. The opera house was recently restored, opening to the public again in 2010. In this room, they left a bit of a greyish color on the wall, depicting what the walls looked like after years of smoking (people smoked in the opera house until the ...
... as any! To alleviate some concerns, we arranged a tour rather than leave it to DIY; lots of stories of tourists robbed at football games, and it also allowed us to get some info beforehand.
For example, for 2 years now matches have been attended by only home fans (to stop trouble), the pitch is surrounded by a cage and a moat (to protect the players) and the only drink they serve is coke. Racing Club (or 'rass-ing cloob' if you're ...
... in the
garden with matching wines, it was wonderful again. Im feeling that
this holiday is becoming a food holiday and will return home the size
of a house.
Rather than catch a taxi back to the
city we caught the public train which cost us $3 pesos rather than
then $200 pesos in in the taxi. Typical public transport was busy,
but cleared out by the time we hit the city, the plan was then to
catch the metro to we were staying and it ...