Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
9th - 13th Feb The next morning after coming back from Uruguay we didn't wake up until noon because we didn't get back from Uruguay until really late that evening. We took it easy that day and walked around the city centre taking some pictures and doing a bit of window shopping in the shopping malls. Most of the group signed up for a pub crawl …
These famous falls, said to be the second largest in the world, are located in the northeast in an arm of argentine land that protrudes into an area surrounded on three sides by Brazil and Parguay. The falls are a major attraction and can be viewed from both Argentina and Brazil. Walkways exist for travelers to enjoy a full view of the falls and a …
... it was suggested that we should take a nap before her friends arrived for tea. We rather enthusiastically went with this idea to go to bed in the middle of the afteroon and at half past four, we were back on parade to meet their eldest daughter, Marissa and John and Ines, the headmaster of a local 'English' school and his wife. Lots of cups of tea, sandwich-spread sandwiches and sweet cubes of iced cake later, our taxi arrivedto take us ...
To the parilla itself, in a restaurant housed in what was an armoury, then a famous antique shop (famous due to being a favorite of the Perons). Queso de Provincial (similar to halumi cheese) as the entre, following by hunks of Bife de Chorizo (sirloin) and Entrana (skirt steak) accompanied by an excellent Malbec wine, and a simple lettuce salad just for forms sake. Whew.
Finally, to a Heladaria (ice cream shop). The ...
... sticks on the sidewalks and crosswalks. I like that old age isn't shameful here. In McDonald's at home, we have McCafe products like coffee and icees, and I always thought it was just a different brand of McDonald's. No, they have actual McCafes here, that sell pastries and serve coffee and tea in a sit down matter. New, different, cool. One can't get coffee to go many places other than Starbucks here in Baires. I'm right next to a Starbucks but I'm not a coffee ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service