"Buenos Aires" Buenos Aires by jumpingnorman
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I've always been intrigued by the Tango, and mystified by the aristocratic pschye and sentiments of the Argentinians. Tilt the head quickly to the side, then girl wraps a leg around you, then kicks, pushes you away, then hands together again, then both of you kick...I watched this sequence danced by a rich lady Argentinian who did not need to perform for a living (family is one of the richest in Argentina) but she just loved the Tango a lot.
See the colorful houses? There's a story to it - the Italian and Spanish immigrant workers of the time had to use leftover paint for the corrugated metal taken from the shipyards --- that's how the houses ended up looking so colourful.
Real property's prices have soared in Buenos Aires, but still the city decided to devote a huge segment to ecology...this reserve is close to the center and a favorite park among Portenos!
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I bought the ticket for the boat, and voila! I was the only passenger for the 1300PM ride in La Boca--- so I pretended it was MY boat...hehehehe....hope you enjoy reading my tips and looking at my photos in this beautiful city...Viva Evita!
I made a video of my short trip to Buenos Aires on Youtube. Hope you like this:
This Washington Monument-like structure soars over the oval "Plaza de la Republica". It was built to commemorate the... more travel advice
I saw pictures of the colored houses in La Boca when I read the travel books, and so I took a taxi to that famed street... more travel advice
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