Obelisco Center Suites
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... without the traffic and nothing
much to shout about in the first half – subdued. Then, when the goal came, “gol”
echoed around the streets, everyone coming into the streets or shouting out of
the windows and all the car horns going off!
On my journey today I was asked 3 times for directions, so I
guess I must blend in better here, though I still look like ...
We have had a lovely day in the Argentinian countryside. We visited the historic town of San Antonio de Areco. The outsides of the original buildings must be preserved and no advertising is allowed other than the shops name so it was like a treasure hunt to see what was in each building. We visited a silver museum which make silver decorations that the gauchos would wear on the costume. Peter liked a belt ...
... and we saw some great (and some not so great) street art. On Saturday night we decided to go to what had been described to us by a number of people as the best steak restaurant in BA (Don Julio) which was just a few blocks from our apartment. We were not disappointed! The Lomo steak was definitely the best we had ever had. On Sunday we went back to La Boca for lunch and then to the famous San Telmo Sunday market. It was massive, full of ...
... huge antiques market. We walked through the very busy market and up to Plaza de Mayo. In this plaza is Casa Rosada (the presidential offices and also the balcony from which Eva Peron once stood, and hence Madonna for the film Evita). From there we walked to Florida Street which we were told about by fellow travellers in Patagonia as a good place to exchange US dollars on the blue ...
... Ben. His group went last and the professor went off on a tangent. I utilized this time to show Ben a note that said 'doodle' - he thought it would be funny to doodle on the whiteboard during there speech to see if anyone was paying attention. He said he almost lost it up front, but I thought he still looked awfully composed.
After a brig break for everyone to relax and change for the evening, we headed out ...