Howard Johnson Hotel San Pedro
Travel Blogs from San Pedro
March 1 - Buenos Aires Who would ever think that we would practically salivate for CBC news? The in-flight edition of the CBC news and sports filled our souls (and made us a bit homesick). The Canadian beer and the National Post were both such a treat. Ooops, did we forget to mention that we boarded an Air Canada flight? Air Canada flies daily from …
... to get to Casa Rosada. This is the place Eva Peron stood on the balcony etc etc and you can go inside if you want but that's not really my thing so it was back on the Subte and heading to La Boca. Unfortunately the Subte doesn't go as far as La Boca so it was off at Constitucion and an £8 cab from there to Caminito. This small road and the immediate area around it do have both an interesting history and the opportunity for taking some great photos, even if you have to ...
... see the coffins and urns inside them. That was the end of our tour but we walked with Sylvania and she suggested a place to eat lunch close by so we shared a pizza. She is hoping to come to Australia next year to holiday and work so we gave her our details. Maybe she will contact us. Tomorrow we fly to Iguazu Falls which we are all looking forward to. I'm sure the camera will be on constant use there. Hope all is well at home, cheers, Rhonda and Glenn Sent from my ...
... El Federal was know for its slow roasted lamb. Knowing that, Emily and I both ordered that. The meat was so tender. They cook it for 6 hours during the day, going through a 2 step process as it was marinated in red wine and slow cooked over low heat.
After this we passed out from the long day. Tomorrow we plan to explore the south side of Buenos Aires, but do much less walking!
... than you get in the banks.
We then set off to the next museum, an exciting one which housed historical artifacts relating to Argentina. We passed by the 'Pink House'-the governors mansion and an impressive building. The museum was very well rated and also closed. 0 for 3. Open Wednesday-Saturday as we were informed by some Croatian tourists who were in possession of a paper stating this and surprisingly disappointed to see that it was in ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Business Services
- Wheelchair accessibility