NH City Hotel
Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
... of BA, to some places I hadn't been before, and told me some history of the city and country. We went for a beer on Reconquista street, which is a popular after-work drinks street, and wandered through Avenida 25 de Mayo, stopping for empanadas, pizza and more beer at a great local place famous for its empanadas called "Americanos". They were really nice and a lot of fun, and I wished I'd been able to see them more during my stay here.
For Kez's ...
... show us the interior of their La Boca home. It was interesting to see the way the houses were put together with odds and ends of materials as they came to hand. This area was first settled by the Italian immigrants and as they had nothing with which to build their houses, they picked up anything that could be used in the construction of houses such as galvanised iron, timber, etc. The houses give an air of higgeledy piggeldy, but the brightly coloured paint give it a bright ...
This weekend we headed into the city of Buenos Aires from our work site in Ezeiza. We were invited to stay in the Argentina Bethel! It was a very rare and special privilege.
The Argentina Bethel is home to a family of 300 members. Situated in the Capital city, home to 6 million residents, it is safe to say that space is limited. For this reason, The Bethel is divided between 3 buildings on separate properties ...
... the country last season. Talk about a home field advantage. Police in riot gear are everywhere, but do not carry guns, in fear that rabid fans would get their hands on the weapons. And I cannot imagine what sane man would want to be a professional futbol ref, you put your life on the line with each call.
It was pretty civilized where we were, lots of dads and young sons, but up top in the end zone was another story. No ...
Today we thought we would try some local cuisine so we went to a Cook and Booze day. We made some empanadas which are basically pastry with either beef, chicken, cheese and ham, vegetables or whichever filling you want really. The ones we made were beef with peppers and onion. We were taught them the traditional way then told we could make our own shapes. So I made a sunflower and Liam made a hat kind of shape. While our empanadas were cooking we then made ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility