Hotel Sol Montserrat
Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
... not usually too keen on boring history museums, this was the perfect compromise.
Next, a bus ride across town took us to La Boca, an old Sicilian village by the docks. This neighborhood is known primarily for its infamous Calle Caminito. Decades worth of leftover paint and sheets of corrugated aluminum pulled out of the trash decorate and color the houses and shops lining this most eclectic of Buenos Aires' streets. Unfortunately this section of the neighborhood is known to ...
... end up having a whale of a time. The teacher and his female assistant speak very little English but that is more entertaining than frustrating as he discusses at length the moves in Spanish before turning to us and simply saying 'slower but more intensity'. The female assistant (who incidentally has one of the better quality bums I mentioned recently!) is happy to help and I feel like a much better dancer when partnered with her as does Karen when dancing ...
... city to finish packing!
The night before my flight to Buenos Aires I suddenly realised I had not booked a transfer to the airport!! Reception told me that it was too late and I'd have to do it first thing in the morning. I got up early to be told the transfer office did not take calls until after 9am and I had to be at the airport before that!! My only option (minus paying an extortionate cab fee) was to walk to the train station and the ...
... hard to get into without a reservation. We figured our chances might be good to get a table as it was a Thursday night and earlier than the average Argentine dinner time. So off we went and when we arrived, it was packed and all tables were occupied or reserved. We spoke to the hostess and she said that there was nothing available but if we were willing to wait, she could put us on a waiting list and if people aren't there for their reservation then we could have their table. So ...
... and there are restaurants and
hotels. Now we’re going to stay at the Atlantic Hotel. Tomas hurt his arm with
the fishing rod, Jimena and Rama got lost at the beach, Andres almost gots
drowned but the lifeguard saved him and men while Leo was sitting on the sand
praying for us. This is the most beautiful place we have seen so far. Tonight
we’re going to go to a beach party.
we got up at 15:00 ...