Aspen Towers Hotel
Travel Blogs from Buenos Aires
... logs being unloaded and the roving fluvial
stores (supply boats) being replenished. The latter was lined with Club de
Regattas, including a Swiss one, with lots of lovely wooden boats and on the
other side of the river, some fancy old piles interspersed with run down
boatyards & rusting hulks.
Changed the rest of my dollars here and get a slightly
better rate than on Florida St in the city so let’s hope they are all genuine.
... But that was it. I tried it. And no more! I actually prefer lamb (not that I'd tell an Argentinian that!).
On one of my hangover days, Paula and I took Cam and Chris (two young guys from our hostel) to Recoleta. Really lovely place....when you get the right bus (Paula and I ended up in Constitution one time...a very very rough neighbourhood...so rough an Argentinian at Milhouse gasped and said "So, you were not raped...even just a little". Not sure ...
... to us in both books. It didn't fail to live up to the standards and the reviews online as the food was suburb, even the puddings were delicious and the wine great as always. The waiters were also really friendly and very helpful with the menu as there were a lot of things we didn't know what it was. We also had a free entrance drink that was nice, typical of the Europeans and as it was a French restaurant it was normal of them to offer it. A lovely night and amazing food ...
... and mine had the valuables that we didn't want checked. Looking back now, it is quite a funny story! Unfortunately, we then became the last two people on the plane, and everyone knew we were hot messes.
The 10 hour flight from Atlanta to Buenos Aires went well though, and it gave me the opportunity to finally realize that I will be studying abroad this semester! I couldn't be more excited, and I want to thank both NYU and my parents for allowing me this awesome ...
Well here we go again dear reader!
Left Heathrow shortly after 10 last night and arrived in Buenos Aires at 7:45 this morning - taking in to account that BA is four hours behind UK meant that we were on the plane for nearly 14 hours! We both managed to sleep reasonably well and were glad that we upgraded to Premium which gave us a bit more space.
We were met at the airport by our travel agent's local agent Julieta and were driven to our hotel in the city centre. ...