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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA

“PARIS OF THE SOUTHERN HEMISPHERE”


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A city of 11 million people – now South America’s largest, with European-influenced architecture, museums, parks and elaborate monuments. .

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La Recoleta Cemetery in the midst of the city. Eva Peron’s body is entombed here in the Duarte family mausoleum.

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The “Pink Palace” – picture Evita and Juan Peron making their speeches from the balcony. .

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The colorful Boca district, with omnipresent Evita. Tango dancers perform on the streets in this fun and artsy (but quite commercial) community.

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Lille Hästa finds her name (Soren has decided she must be a girl). Oh – and I had my hair cut in Montevideo for $8 – can you tell?

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Talented musicians on the pedestrian street Florida.

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A local company of Gaucho dancers performed before we sailed – all members of one family – see the mom and dad?

Posted by Swenigale 07:05

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