Hotel Cristoforo Colombo
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- Continental Breakfast
- Drycleaning onsite
- Meeting rooms/conference facilities
- Minbar in room
- Reduced mobility rooms
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... is buried there) and the Boca neighbourhood which was not the most hospitable or safest place we have ever been. Lee however was keen to get some pictures at Boca's stadium as his new adopted Argentinian team. The rhythm of Buenos Aires beats to the tango and we were keen to see as much as possible. We went to see a professional show which was fantastic but we were really keen to see a Milonga where regular Argentinians meet to dance in cafes and clubs. ...
... previously but there were lots of fights and issues so now only boca fans allowed. And for how hardcore some of the fans were it makes sense! The yelling and cheering was incredible. Our guide also said that this was a quiet game. That it wasn't much cheering and singing. Crazy as we all thought it was incredible. After the game we got back to the hostel and I was starving. We went with the 2 other guys at the game from our hostel and 3 others from the hostel out for dinner. ...
... rural areas, the names of shops change –
minisupers become multirubrios and kioskos (convenience stores) become
despensas. Also every home seems to have some old classic car or other vehicle
in the backyard in various states of disrepair, usually cars, pickups or
lorries but steam engines are favourites too.
Headed back to the Retiro hotel as good location for
bookstores & money changing though poor breakfast and more than I wanted to
... the bus to Brazil!
Crossing the border did not give our digestion any time to recover from the onslaught of red meat as we opted for a Rodizio for dinner, an all you can eat buffet where the waiters move around the restaurant with vast skewers of meat, anything from chicken hearts (actually quite tasty) to whole joints of beef. It is far too easy to fill up on the bad stuff so you have to be tactical, don’t be afraid to say no to the dog ...
... shown to the back - a restaurant crammed with tables, hot from the stage lights and the crowd - and told that my mystery dinner partner (not currently seated) spoke English (we'd been talking in Spanish, but they could tell by my accent and no doubt the many errors in my speech I was not a local).
Soon afterwards, an elderly gentleman presented himself to me with the customary peck on the cheek. He was smartly dressed, wearing a navy blue suit with a pink shirt and tie, and a ...