Buenos Aires

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Enjoying my family in Buenos Aires, Argentina

Frederick, a HomeAway staffer, savors the flavors and sights of Buenos Aires

I know, there are a lot of things, that I can write about B.A., but it will all sound cliche's by now. So, I will go ahead and do a little recap on what we did, while my parents where in town. 

  • Enjoy cafe con leche with machiato, espresso and of course ( gelato ) outside a cafe and people watch.
  • Walk alongside Puerto Madero and cross the Puente de Mujer.
  • Head out to La Plata and Tigre for the day, and go for the 1 hr cruise on the river delta. If you had more time, you can go for the 4-6 hr tour, that will lead your cruise to Rio Plata.
  • Go downtown: Visit the Plaza San Martin, Obelisco, Plaza de Mayo, and the Casa Rosada. This is a perfect walking day.
  • See Evita’s grave and beautiful mausoleums at Recoleta Cemetary.
  • Visit la Boca neighborhood. (Stick to the main tourist streets.)
  • Go to San Telmo Flea Market on a Sunday, and just stroll to the main thoroughfares in Defesa and Plaza Dorrego.
  • Go and try some more restaurants in Microcentro, Palermo ( all its sub burroughs ) Recoleta, Belgrano (Barrio Chino)
  • Visit Parque Carlos Thays near the Jardin Zoologico. Go jogging in Plaza Hollanda, Jardin Japones, Ave Corrientes all the way to Parque Manuel Belgrano.
  • Shop at the boutiques in Palermo Viejo and stop by Plaza Serrano on a weekend.

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San Telmo – Free tango show

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Riding the metro in Buenos Aires

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Chapel in Recoleta Cemetery

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Entrance to the Recoleta Cemetery

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Puerto Madero

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Puente de la Mujer

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Puerto Madero

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Casa Rosada – Presidential Palace Buenos Aires

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San Telmo Market

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Typical food you can find in the restaurants in Palermo SOHO, Palermo Hollywood (La Baita Restaurant)

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Recoleta Cemetery  (Eva Peron’s tomb)

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Day trip at Tigre

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La Boca neighborhood in Buenos Aires

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Right by our apartment

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*Banner Image from David Almeida

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