Sunday, September 18, 2011

"The Paris of South America" Emanddave's photos around Buenos Aires, Argentina (flower sculpture)

Preview of Emanddave's blog at TravelPod. Read the full blog here: This blog preview was made by TravelPod using the TripAdvisor™ TripWow slideshow creator. Entry from: Buenos Aires, Argentina Entry Title: "The Paris of South America" Entry: "Friday Up late we head out in the heat (about 29 degrees), the city is bustling and a marked contrast to Antarctica or even Ushuaia! We wander around through a park with lots of heart sculptures decorated differently and then towards the beautiful old train station, Torres de Londres (like a mini Big Ben, but sadly closed to climb up). The architecture is very Parisien as are the very wide avenues and boulevards. We buy our bus tickets for a couple of days time to Mendoza and have lunch in a canteen which sets us back about 3 quid for a huge meal and drink. It is so cheap here - we love it! We then get the metro to Congreso via a line with wooden olde carriages which was cool. The Congress is a massive imposing building in a huge square. We were hoping to go inside but its closed as an impending demonstration is looming and it is therefore surrounded in barricades and some police. We walk through the square and down to the Broadway section of BA to see equally naff plays as you would at home. We get to Teatro Colon which is a 2500 seater theatre and beautiful to boot. There is an opera on tomorow which we hope to go to but find out its actually somewhere else and fully booked til Sunday so bang goes that plan. Then ...

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