La Cigale is an energetic, chic French-themed bar in downtown Buenos Aires that is one of the best places in town to party during the week. It’s a fun bar on Fridays and Saturdays, but from Monday through Thursday it’s one of the better places to let your hair down and party into the wee […]
Archives for August 2012
The abundance of feriados, or holidays, in Argentina is great — until you have to wait for the bus to get home. The limited schedule on Sundays and holidays means that one could wait more than an hour. These tired girls are waiting at 5 a.m. on Corrientes Avenue on the anniversary of the death […]
Above the illustrious watering-hole, Café Tortoni is another site of interest that is saturated with Argentine history but often overlooked: The World Tango Museum. Sponsored by the National Academy of Tango, El Museo Mundial del Tango provides a comprehensive overview of Argentina’s most cherished artistic export. “The Tango: from today to its initial roots, it […]
A shack in the ghost-town of Alemanía, the last stop on the now defunct Belgrano railway line ending in the northwest Salta province. The riverbank here, on the Rio de las Conchas, is perfect for a picnic while on the Vuelta a los Valles Calchaquíes tour through the province.