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34 days of adventure in Buenos Aires.

I ate and then I ATE

Yes, it is time I talk about food. Eating in Buenos Aires is like falling in love with the city. I wasn’t in love at first taste but it grew on me. Fortunately, it grew on me. Otherwise, my waistline … Continue reading

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I think BA, te quiero

Buenos Aires is no Paris. It doesn’t have the obvious beauty, the wide boulevards and the monuments. This city is no Rome pack-filled with historical sites. But don’t be fooled, this city is deep and unassuming. It draws you in … Continue reading

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I had a wish in Buenos Aires

2 years ago when I visited Buenos Aires, I had a wish. I wanted to watch soccer in La Boca in Buenos Aires. I finally did it this year! It was the last game of the season and the winners … Continue reading

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I attempt to explain Tango

There is a very formal and factual explanation of tango in wikipedia. I’ll explain the way I dance it and feel it. Tango is both a form of music as it is a dance. Although, I can tell you now, … Continue reading

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I saw Chicago in Buenos Aires

Going to see Chicago in Buenos Aires is a really cheap and fuss free affair. Or so I thought. Not the city, it was the musical about 2 women who killed their lovers while dreaming of being stars in show … Continue reading

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I think reading in BA is like a play

When I asked about Argentinean literature, there is a general consensus that it is often “dramatico”. So it is not surprising that one of the largest bookstores in Argentina and among the most beautiful in the world is but set … Continue reading

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My stomach has jetlag

I think my stomach has not adjusted to the time difference. Buenos Aires is 4 hours behind Paris, which is not a lot really. The weather is completely opposite. Paris is snowing now at a constant sub-zero degree Celsius situation. Buenos … Continue reading

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