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  1. Day 1 in the Argentinean capital

    posted by Colm Hanratty | 2 Comments

    Day 1 in the Argentinean capital

    Nov052009

    I arrived in Buenos Aires today. It’s a really popular place with backpackers travelling to South America as along with Rio, Santiago and Lima, it’s a big ‘entry city’. There are many hostels here too, which means lots of cheap restaurants, busy bars and more.

    I’m staying in Hostel Florida Suites on Florida in the middle of downtown BA (you’ll find most people call it that so I’m just conforming to the done thing). This is probably the main shopping street in the city and everything is close by – the Obelisk, Casa Rosada (that’s where Madonna crooned ‘Don’t Cry for me…’ in the movie ‘Evita’) and more.

    My colleague Itziar is here in Buenos Aires at the moment. Along with her and Mario, the manager here, I’ve just come up with the ten things for the “10 things you need to know about…” video. It will be the first South American one, to go along with the seven that are already there. You’ll find out what those ten things are in due course.

    Now I’m off to meet Wil and Mario for dinner. I’m stalking them around South America.

  2. 2 Comments so far.

    Susana said on 22/06/2010 at 4:00pm

    If you go out of the city, I suggest Estancia La Margarita for horse riding..and relax. www.estancialamargarita.com enjoy your trip!!!

    marcos huerta said on 21/04/2010 at 10:49pm

    Do you recommend staying in this hostel? I will be in Buenos Aires this July.

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