Travelling Amy travel blog

at the Boca's game - sporting my new hat

go Boca Juniors!

 

line up

crazy Boca fan

 

Milhouse hostel

hostel drinks

Argie posers

Opera Bay DJ's

Miriam, Brian, Me & Paul

Opera Bay club - shaped like Sydney Opera house

San Telmo - street musician

San Telmo - street musician

San Telmo

San Telmo

Plaza

The Obelisk

tango dancers

 

Ave 9 de Julio - widest road in the world

Casa Rosario - Evita's balcony

metro station

Ave de Mayo

Brian on the mate

Caminito, La Boca

La Boca

 

me & Maradona!

more tango..

La Boca

street art

Falklands War monument

English tower! (a gift from the Brits after the war..supposed to look...

Palermo park

me on my bike - Palermo lake

feeding the ducks

 

the polo ground

Recoleta cemetery

Evita's grave

Recoleta

Fran, Anya and me - last night in BA

Nat & me

Opera Bay

me and greg

Opera Bay

BA docks

 

 


Buenos Aires - best city in the world!! (in my opinion)...i love it and could live here easily...stayed in a mad party hostel so obviously sampled a lot of BA's nightlife (which is also great!) and made lots of new friends.

Went to all the different suburbs - San Telmo for the markets & street musicians (reminded me a lot of Paris) , La Boca - the colourful tango district and of course world famous football stadium, Palermo for the parks and polo ground (v posh area where i can see myself living!) Would've loved to have gone to a polo game but unfortunately was not the right time of year - but i will definitely be back to find that millionaire Argentinian polo player i am going to marry..ha ha!)

I did go to a Boca Juniors footy match though and was absolutely brilliant. have never seen such energetic, enthusiastic fans at any game before - 90mins of constant dancing, jumping, singing, fireworks when score a goal etc etc - totally mental! and fortunately we won 2-0 ...think they are my new team (after everton of course!)

Could've stayed here much longer and didn't want to leave (but think i say this about everywhere?!) but need to get to Brazil asap as not much time left..and i need some sun, had enough of the cold weather now and need my tan back!



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