Travel Blogs from La Plata
... on the plane.
Speaking of planes, I wrote this on the flight from BsAs to Atlanta which was only half full. The flight featured a pretty random 80’s themed comedy safety instruction video complete with Alf, breakdancing, big hair and lots of other references but surprisingly no Miami Vice. I can’t complain though as I had a row all to myself and Debbie doing most of the Emily duty two rows up. It doesn’t ...
... US Dollars at a government run office, stating the length of their stay abroad. They will then be awarded a set allowance per day of their travel, the amount of which is decided at the discretion of the bureaucratic institution. Argentines who want to sidestep this obstacle are left with two choices: they can either go abroad to acquire foreign currency or buy it directly from travelling foreigners in Argentina. A black market has spawned from this current economic ...
The heart of Colonia is it's historic quarter and it's full of cobbled streets and stone buildings with tall wooden shuttered windows, tiled street names and old-style street lamps. Our attempts at artsy photos won't do it justice by any means but you can't help giving it a go!
The history is all about the struggle between the Spanish and the Portuguese (the indigenous Indians got involved too) for control of the area after they split up from ...
... was going to separate us LOL!!
We went to a Tango Milonge (basically Tango freestyle). It was in an amazing hall, looked like a huge barn but had loads of atmosphere, with pretty fairly lights and full of people from BA rather than just tourists. We had a quick Tango lesson before most people showed up and I can honestly say that Liselotte (a very cute Danish lady) and Lizzie were certainly the best men I have ever had! I somehow managed to get myself a ...
... who made me supper and showed me his neighbourhood. And finally there was a bit of a going away night out for friends from class where we went to a bar with live music and played fusbol. Getting to La Plata felt like it was going to be a hassle, but thanks to a very helpful friend that works at my Spanish school, I got it all figured out. I don't know how busy a normal Friday would be, but yesterday was very crazy. I ...
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Other places to stay in La Plata
Calle 6 N0 1026 entre 53 y 54, La Plata | Hotelfrom $81
Calle 10 no 1061 entre 54 y 55, La Plata | Hotelfrom $95
Calle 54, No. 523 e/ 5 y 6, La Plata | Hotelfrom $85
Plaza Paso, 180, La Plata | Hotelfrom $73
Calle 46, No.536, La Plata | Hotelfrom $84
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