Archive for June, 2010

Yesterday my family and I took a short day trip out to an estancia, or ranch, for a day to learn about the gauchos. When we arrived, we were greeted with fresh empanadas and local wines.  The owner, or dueño, of the estancia gave us a short tour of the estancia before he let us explore […]


Sorry I haven’t posted anything in a few days; I’ve just been really busy during the day and even more tired at night.  I promise I will have at least one thing posted tonight ok?  Te prometo. Also, starting next week I’m going to be starting something new on this blog.  Every day, I will […]


La Boca Barrio

26Jun10

Today I went to the barrio of La Boca, which is named so because it lies at the mouth, or boca, of the Riachuelo river.  It still has a strong European flavor, as many of its early settlers were from Genoa, Italy. La Boca is known mainly as the home of the Boca Juniors, one […]


BsAs City Tour

26Jun10

Today I took a bus tour around the city with my family.  It was one of those hop-on/hop-off things, but we stayed on it for the whole route just to get an idea of the city as a whole.  Here are some pictures I took whilst on the open-top bus. (more pictures after the jump)


As you can probably guess by the title of this post, these are my first impressions of Buenos Aires City: Not as clean as I had imagined.  There’s a lot of pollution and garbage laying around on the street.  It’s also incredibly loud.  There’s honking galore by thousands of taxis that pass by every five […]


First Post!

24Jun10

I’m in Buenos Aires!