Hotel Villa Julia
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Flew over the Andes again – just as stunning – on way to Buenos Aires, Argentina.
Eva Peron dominates so much of this city. The main square, Plaza del Mayo, is dominated by the La Casa Rosada, 'the Pink Palace', office to the President of Argentina. A light is left burning in an open window on the balcony from which she made her famous speech to the people. Her body is buried in the Recoleta Cemetery. A cemetery with a strong Italian feel ...
... We also still had jennys bag of knives to pick up from daves place. Two pretty expensive taxi rides and we were back in the centre of town, at an old hostel we stayed at who politely let us store all of our bags there for the day, freeing us up to go and get one last argentinian steak before we left this amazing country.
We went to the hostel's highest recommended steak house and when i ordered my go to bife de lomo, the waited convinced ...
... riding a bike. A bit shaky and unstable at first, but you soon get the hang of it again. This was great fun, and a very informative way to see this part of the city.
The North part of the city includes an area called Recoletta, with an incredibly well-presented and ornate cemetery where the famous Eva Peron (wife of the president Juan Domingo Peron, and also known as Evita) was ...
... ALOT (as it was horridly dirty) and doing a bit of yard work all before 1:00pm. Overall it was simple work, so we made the most of our simple island lives and spent every afternoon laying out in the sun, drinking beer and watching boats float by.
The river held ALL of the excitement for us during those long days as everything else was humidly wet and full of jejenes (sand flies). Boats of all shapes, sizes and colors passed ...
Finally our flight departed and we thought all was good. It was a short flight to Salta where we had a quick stopover with a connecting flight to Mendoza, on what we thought at the time was the same plane. In Salta, to our surprise we were all asked to disembark our flight while it was on the ground. Not knowing exactly what was happening we feared the worst and soon enough our fears turned ...