Loi Suites Recoleta
Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
An early flight on LAN travelled via El Calafate - gateway to Los Glaciares National Park, but all we could see on landing was desert-like landscape! Turquoise lake however indicated glacial water so obviously not too far to get to the national park.
Landed in Buenos Aires mid-afternoon & our transfer took us straight to our hotel, Loi …
- I went to Recoleta Cemetery to visit Eva Peron (Evita)'s grave. Recoleta Cemetery is a very large and fancy cemetery where rich, powerful, famous Argentinians are "resting" in grand vaults. It is a beautiful place to visit (even though that might be a bizarre way to describe a cemetery), but it is somewhat interesting that Evita is there, amongst all of the people that hated her.
- I went to a tango show and dinner at Complejo ...
... finishing work to getting on the plane was not enough time to get everything sorted. Moving house and having a MRI scan on the same day is not ideal.
Anyway, this wouldn't be the last time we would be running low on time and in a rush!
Arriving in Buenos Aires, Argentina after a very bumpy ride. Sitting in the taxi driving to our hostel we look at each other and say, "we're in South America".
... trying to charge ridiculous money for the tickets for the club. We knew at our last hostel we could drink cheap and Javy could sort us out with club tickets. So we had left a hostel and ended up back there within a few hours. The hostel was very happy to see us return especially Javy who was ecstatic. We went on the mission to find vodka and we succeeded. On returning to the hostel we started the drinking. We played ring of fire and it was ...
... closed behind us and the illegal exchange of foreign currency began. And it was bountiful, getting nearly 50% more in return. Booyah.
With wads of money tightly secured, we headed off. The city center was designed after Paris and its civic hub is the Casa Rosada, the Pink Palace, where Evita preached to her people. From there the city spokes and sprawls into eclectic neighborhoods, green parks, ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet