InterContinental Hotel Buenos Aires
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... the gourmet French bakery/restaurant with a locked door – had heard about the "closed door" and secret restaurants of BA, but this wasn’t one of them. Like that place I went to in Mendoza, they seem to keep the door locked shut to discourage the hoi polloi, like me, or is there a widespread problem with posh bread snatching in South America? They let me in anyway but the gourmet prices kept me in check and grabbed only ...
... three churches still in the old Spanish style, Basílica de Santo Domingo, which includes the tomb of Manuel Belgrano in the front, Basílica Menor de San Francisco, in dire need of refurbishment (or 'recycling' as the locals call it) and San Ignacio De Loyola, a Jesuit church that has been beautifully refurbished using money raised in/by the local community. It seems that the weather and time take a toll on the ...
... photography. This is the kind of place where you have to force yourself to put the camera down and enjoy, especially if you are a wannabe photographer.
We left the cemetery and walked around the perimeter where I did see one of the freakiest people I ever have seen. A kind of clown in the middle of the busy street, only making some kind of kazoo-like noise and doing everything from directing traffic ...
... where we spotted giraffes, a hippo and flamingos through the fence. We arrived at the Botanical Gardens a quiet, shady hideaway for locals to enjoy their lunch break or simply to escape the city rush. From here we walked up through the streets of 'Soho' a sub suburb of Palermo. Cafes, restaurants, bars and trendy clothing stores line the streets and are very inviting. We stopped for lunch at Carico where the menu of the day was a good deal. For $8AUD we enjoyed ...
... a cool loft design including a small mezzanine with the bed on it. Basically I loved this room. I loved it so much. I never realised how much I would miss simple things, like charging my phone overnight, Netflix, consistently hot showers, Ribena, good cheese, putting toilet paper in the toilet, decent napkins. Hence the 2 hours in the bathroom I mentioned earlier.
We hadn't really thought about what we wanted to do in the city so we did a full day cycling tour ...
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I would reccommend this hotel because is very well located and the hotel itself is a luxus option, I did make the reservation thru this page I do really reccommend as well http://www.bookinseconds.com/en/hotels/argentina/buenos_aires.html
I hope I can help other travellers with my tips and I´ll keep you informed since I am planning a wide open travel to this continent country of Argentina
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