Tag Archives: Buenos Aires

Neotropic cormorants (and one cattle egret)

The neotropic cormorant or olivaceous cormorant (Phalacrocorax brasilianus, oliivimerimetso in Finnish) is a medium-sized cormorant found throughout the American tropics and subtropics, from the middle Rio Grande in the United States to South America, where it is called by the Indian name of … Continue reading

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Plaza Fuerza Aérea, Buenos Aires

Argentina’s capital Buenos Aires has many monumental and historical plazas and buildings. The Plaza Fuerza Aérea Argentina (or Plaza Británica) is located in front of the Retiro Railway Station.  The Torre Monumental (also known as Torre de los Ingleses) is located on the center of … Continue reading

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Taking easy in Tigre and Paraná Delta, Argentina

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Now it is a hot summer in Buenos Aires in Argentina. So it is time to go to Tigre. Tigre is a town in the Buenos Aires Province. Because Tigre is close to Buenos Aires, it is a popular weekend and free time destination … Continue reading

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The arts in Café Tortoni, Buenos Aires

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Among the most beautiful cafés in the world is Café Tortoni in Buenos Aires. It is inaugurated already 1858 by a French immigrant, and inspired by the late 19th century cultural atmosphere (see Fin de siécle). Wikipedia tells more. The … Continue reading

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I can hear and see you play!

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Street musicians brighten up our day everywhere. Click any picture to open the gallery.

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Invitation to tango

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Old-time charm at Bar Plaza Dorrego, Buenos Aires

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If you are in Buenos Aires, do not miss Bar Plaza Dorrego in San Telmo. It is not the shiniest, nor hippest bar, but full of character. Take a cup of coffee or a beer and peanuts (yes, you can … Continue reading

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República de La Boca, Buenos Aires

The colors of La Boca, a Europe flavored barrio (district) of Buenos Aires in Argentina are breathtaking. The locals call their district as a republic, to help to preserve their cultural heritage. (This photo blog was inspired by a fellow … Continue reading

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Meat lover’s paradise at Buenos Aires, Argentina

Argentineans love meat. They eat all parts of the pork and beef cattle, from brains (tasted ok) to rectum (I guess). This street side restaurant in Buenos Aires, Argentina has a typical barbique – asado, a national dish in Argentina – … Continue reading

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