Nestled on the shores of Lake Nahuel Huapi and gateway to Patagonia, Bariloche, or San Carlos de Bariloche if you want to make things formal, is a haven for those who like the great outdoors and activity sports. During the winter you can don skis or snowboards and tackle the slopes in the surrounding resorts such as Cerro Catedral, while during the summer you can enjoy long horse rides in the sunshine. Budding photographers will be in their element due to the literally endless landscapes to take pictures of, while those who come alive at night are in for a treat too as even though this picturesque city looks like it's all goody two shoes, it also knows how to be bad.
As Buenos Aires is so big, seeing all it can to offer can prove to be difficult. A good way to see as much as possible is by going on a city tour. In this podcast Hostelworld.com's Colm Hanratty speaks to Mariana Gallow of Travel Line tours in Buenos Aires to talk about their 'Traditional Buenos Aires City Tour' which can be booked on Hostelworld.com. In the podcast she tells Colm about some of Buenos Aires' most famous squares, neighbourhoods and much more.Download Podcast » View All Podcasts »
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Founded in 1536, Buenos Aires became the Argentinean capital in 1862, 42 years after Argentina received independence from Spain on the 9th July, 1816. Today it has a population of approximately 3 million people (Greater Buenos Aires has nearly 13 million) and strongly resembles a European city with its tree-lined streets and large squares.Read More »