The Many Faces of Buenos Aries’ Palermo Section

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Palermo is a large area consisting of multiple sub-neighborhoods. There is the old residential section, Palermo Vieja, to the east, the hip Palermo Soho (named for its edgy resemblance to the New York neighborhood) to the west, and, a bit further north, the emerging Palermo Hollywood area (for its television and film industries). And this [Read more …]

Buenos Aries’ Recoleta Section

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We arrived at out hotel at 4:00 pm. No time to waste if we wanted to see the city in three days. Recoleta History After checking into our very comfortable apartment in the Recoleta district’s Art Suites, we appropriately began our tour at the Recoleta Cemetery, the home of the lovely mausoleums of the city’s [Read more …]

Buenos Aries’ San Telmo and La Boca Neighborhoods

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These neighborhoods, south of the central part of the city, are among the oldest of Buenos Aires residential neighborhoods. San Telmo This bohemian community, which had been quite run-down, has become a venue for artist studios, antique shops, restaurants and–as the neighborhood in which tango was invented–tango and jazz clubs. Although much of the neighborhood [Read more …]

Iguazu Falls

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Absolutely amazing!!! Iguazu Falls is a huge waterfall, consisting of dozens of cascades, that span the Amazon River between Brazil and Argentina, touching a corner of Paraguay. The falls, which are spread across 1.6 kilometers and reach more than 100 meters high, are awesome, They can be seen from either–and should be seen from [Read more …]