Monthly Archives: November 2014

Parting Shots from Buenos Aires

Alas all good things must come to an end. It is wheels up at 22:25 for an overnight flight to Tucson, Arizona. I took A LOT of pictures, here are a few parting shots, from upper left clockwise La Florida … Continue reading

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Café Retiro

This café opened in 1915 – for years it sat abandoned and empty until 2003 when it was restored and reopened. With it’s interior being considered historically significant BA city official have placed it on the list of historical structures … Continue reading

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Tango !

Tango at El Gran Café Tortini as only the Argentinos can execute it – TO PERFECTION! In 2009 UNESCO named The Tango to its “Intangible Cultural Heritage List” to ensure the protection of its heritage and the importance of this … Continue reading

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Feria de San Telmo

Got up early and went to the San Telmo Flea Market. WOW — If it not available there it does not exist! (FYI: could not help but wonder if Evita might have been the original owner of one of the … Continue reading

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Buenos Aires night scene

After dark Barrio San Telmo’s café-bars are a kaleidoscope of lights and color with gastronomic offerings to suit every taste and budget!

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Estancia El Ombu

Photos from Estancia El Ombu, built in 1880, it has been in the same family for 4 generations and today operates as a B&B. The estancia is located 110 km north west of Buenos Aires.

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Barrio San Telmo Market

More images from Barrio San Telmo–The San Telmo Market in Buenos Aires is a huge indoor market taking up nearly an entire city block. Built in 1897, it’s a Tuscan style building constructed by Italian architect Juan Buschiazzo, the ceiling is … Continue reading

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Gramophone Shop!

Barrio San Telmo’s antique shops in Buenos Aires Centro Historico are a real treasure trove, they even have a gramophone shop! Eduardo the owner and his brother have been running the shop for over 45 years.

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Subte Art

Buenos Aires Street Art takes to the Subte (subterráneo/metro) Cars on Line C, more colorful takes in BA!

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Jardín Botánico, Barrio Palermo

Yesterday’s midafternoon images from the Botanical Gardens in Barrio Palermo, Buenos Aires.

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