Tag Archives: Buenos Aires

Mate Tea and Chocolate Submarines in Buenos Aires

Despite experiencing scorching temperatures while in Buenos Aires last year, our guide, Pablo (aka Your Friend in Buenos Aires), was eager for us to try a pair of traditional Argentinean hot drinks. He took us to Café La Biela, near … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #4: Hero

Welcome to Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I will pick a word or phrase as the theme for that week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits with … Continue reading

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Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires

As places to mark your exit from this life go, Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires isn’t bad. In fact, it’s considered one of the most beautiful Cities of the Dead in the World. The streets of the Recoleta necropolis run … Continue reading

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Avenida 9 de Julio, Buenos Aires

Avenida 9 de Julio is a monumental street that runs through the heart of Buenos Aires. It takes its name, which translates to July 9th Avenue, from the date Argentina officially declared independence from Spain in 1812. Walking down the … Continue reading

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Last Tango in Buenos Aires

Tango is everywhere in Buenos Aires. In some ways, you might say Tango is Buenos Aires. We were lucky enough to find Pablo Piera to guide us around the Argentine capital. He’s passionate about Tango, in a way many Argentineans … Continue reading

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