Sofitel Buenos Aires Arroyo
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Another weekend in the city. This time we decided to be uber tourists and hit up all of the sights left to see. Starting with the iconic "Casa Rosado" (Pink House). This presidential building is where Eva Peron (Evita) gave her famous balcony speech to the people. She is hailed as a national hero here for her tireless work in charity, sociology and women's rights. The building itself is lovely but a little run down. It is still serving as a the ...
... selling everything from inspirational cards and colouring books to snacks and batteries. Like the streets of Buenos Aires, the trains are very alive.
After about an hour we reached our first stop, the leafy suburb of La Lucila. As we got off the train and walked out of the small station, memories started to come back as we walked along the main street with all its little shops and cafés. A little bakery caught our eye while we were walking down the main street as it had a ...
... like a children's tea party.
After the final whistle it was time to make a hasty exit. The Boca fans are held back in the stadium for 30 minutes after the game to give the away fans a chance to escape unscathed, but even so the tension on the dark streets outside was palpable and we were glad to be back in the van. As we drove through the Boca neighbourhood back to the city the local kids pelted the traffic with stones ...
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One of the most lovely streets in Bs As, curved and lined with beautiful architecture, art galleries, antiques hops, some cafes, and the Hotel of the Hotel chain Sofitel, one oft he best buildings a treasure and restored to a new splendor, once an Immigration Hotel in the late 1890s and also as a Lighthouse now a Top Notch Hotel, great Bar, and great French Restaurant, a must for any traveler who goes around in style,.
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