This is a quick shot I took at a concert some friends and I went to last week. It was in the district Vicente Lopez, pretty near the river (Rio de la Plata). Funny part is we actually didn’t even … Continue reading
One of the more stylish districts of Buenos Aires is Puerto Madero (literally translating to Wood Port). A very cool district to walk both day and night, and known to be a pretty hip place. This bridge is Puente de … Continue reading
This steel flower is mechanized sculpture found in the Plaza de las Naciones Unidas. Apparently it was made to be able to open and close during the day and night, respectively. I haven’t seen this yet, but maybe one of … Continue reading
Here are some pics from downtown Buenos Aires. One is the Obelisco, which is actually made in the imitation of the Washington Monument. The pink house is called the Casa Rosada, which literally translates to the Pink House. It’s the … Continue reading
While wandering Recoleta, we also came across this couple who were performing Tango and other dance styles in the street. I believe they were instructors at a dance studio for Tango and were advertising their studio through performing (while also … Continue reading
Mom and I stopped at a cafe next to the Cemetery and market fair in Recoleta for our first meal in Argentina!
Here’s a bit more info about this place: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/La_Recoleta_Cemetery
So the Recoleta Cemetery is actually the most expensive real estate in Buenos AIres I’ve heard. Anybody who’s anybody has their family buried here in the elaborate tombs made of marble or stone, and generally covered in statues also. I’m … Continue reading