NH City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
Today I reflect on two months of travel. Two months that have passed in a blink of an eye. Two months of hostels and strangers, hiking and scenery, adventure and relaxation. Throughout my travels I've been repeatedly astounded by breathtaking views, thoroughly satisfied with delicious meals, and constantly entertained by the wonderful people I continue to meet. Getting to know ...
... The downtown area was a mess due to student demonstrations and it took us forever to get to our hotel, the Obelisco Center Hotel. The Federal Police would not let our driver turn into our hotel’s street. It was amazing. Got ready for our 6:45 PM pickup for our Tango lesson, dinner and tango show. It took an hour to get to the venue due to traffic and picking ...
... and blue luminous lights lighting up the dashboard. Yep this is his own car. As we pulled out of the airport we went through a toll where he tailgates his way through it to avoid paying, still nothing I kist laugh. Shortly after I saw him out of the corner of my eye making a cross on his forehead, a quick prayer?.. before he turned on some heavy music and sped up to 110 in a 80zone. Oh ****... Yep it hit me. What a dumb thing to do, get in a car with a random ...
... being handled by Argentinians-- luggage handling and shuttle service from pier to terminal with everyone having at least 30% more stuff than any of us needed. So we're an hour and a quarter late. No worries! Our concierge lets us know that's how. It works here. Our drive to Recoleta is a joy early on Sunday morning. There is little traffic, temperature is 75, sky is perfectly blue and the jacaranda is in bloom all over ...
... I saw one rider riding right down the center divider line of a busy avenue and another following a speeding ambulance with his siren going (this guy wins the bonus prize for creativity).
If you are ever in this city as a pedestrian, keep your eyes up and do what the locals do. No one really waits for the Walk light to appear to cross at an intersection. If the way is clear then you can go. June is such a rule follower it took me ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility