All good things must come to an end. We bid enchanting Buenos Aires adieu, jump on a bus (much to our amusement) and head north to Iguaçu Falls in northern Argentina. Take your bus ride up north in today’s photo gallery.
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On Saturday night, we took to the streets as the sun was setting to see what the locals do in Buenos Aires when they don’t have to work in the morning. Ready for a late night? Then you’re ready for tonight’s photos.
Walking around Buenos Aires, you can barely go a couple blocks without seeing someone drinking mate, and so for this quiet day, we too, take a sip. Get your cup in today’s photo gallery.
On the streets of Buenos Aires, resting on his car’s passenger door, a cab driver takes a break from sipping on a metal straw and lazily asks, “Necesitan taxi?” A lack of an answer does not matter – in fact, you’d probably be troubling him if you did take him up on the offer. He’s drinking mate. With the trademark cup in hand, and the requisite thermos snug under his arm, all else that any mate drinker really needs is, well, more time.
It’s hard to go a couple street blocks, or venture past a park, and not see someone relaxingly sipping on mate – seemingly the South American drink of choice. Despite its ubiquity, a week into our stay in Buenos Aires, we had yet to partake in a round of drinking the earthy liquid. (more…)
Care to dance? We hit up a milonga (dance parlor) where late owls dance the tango until three in the morning. Catch tango dance in today’s photo gallery.
Despite the sweltering heat, we took the day to wander two neighborhoods, Congreso and Microcentro, where we took in the hustle and bustle of Buenos Aires and the historic governmental buildings. Take a walk in B.A. with today’s photos.
Explore the colorful Buenos Aires barrio (neighborhood) of La Boca. A working class neighborhood, the houses are painted in vibrant hues that mesh well with the afternoon light. Take a walk, in today’s photo gallery…
Buenos Aires is divided into 47 distinct barrios (neighborhoods). For both the living, and the dead, Recoleta is considered one of the best to be in. Walk among the dead in today’s photo gallery.
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