Sheraton Pilar Hotel & Convention Center
Travel Blogs from Pilar
... is always something special, entering the "La Doble Visera" is even more special. CAI is the football team who won the most trophies in Argentina: 16 times Argentinian champion, 7 copa Libertadores (the equivalent of our Champions League) and many others. Now they lost a bit of sparkles but trying to gain it back.
The stadium is quite empty (1h before the begin) but people are slowly taking their sets. And a lot of people getting in: families, women, kids, group ...
... stop was the cemetary in Recoleta which isn't as morbid as it may sound. Final resting place of Eva Peron (Duarte) and many other important Argentinians. Amazing to see the ornate & beautiful memorials that people have left behind. Next quick stop was El Ateneo which is a grand old theatre now a book store. Didn't stay long but toilets in here came in handy and it's well worth taking the time for a look. Feeling a little jaded and with a football match to attend in ...
... that from watching the TV. The staff were very friendly and helpful and suggested where we could walk to see some of the city. We followed their suggestions and while following, chose (from many) a place to start on our appreciation of Argentinian cuisine. Returning to the hotel, we discussed options for a city tour and left instructions for various enquiries to be made on our behalf next morning. Eventually, our beds called ...
... policeman took pity, didnīt attempt to extract a bribe or throw us in a cold jail or wrench my arm behind my back and force my face into a chair, and left us on our way (Dont worry we are going to the embassay tomorrow!). Anyway at 9pm after 7 hours on the bus we were offered a cold chicken stirfry and then the lights went out and we fell asleep awaking in Buenos at 730am.
Now came the task of getting to the hostel. We initially ...
... and gluten etc so that your face is better. Grr. But it's really nice. She told me one of her previous host daughters was siliac, (however that's spelled) so she is used to cooking for my kind, ha. Mercedes walked me the few blocks to the API center where I learned that the bottom level of a building isn't called the first floor (primer piso) but the 'planta baja'-ground floor. What we Americans think of as the second floor is their first. I think it's like that in ...
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