Dancers in the 4th annual Carnival of African Descent in Buenos Aires, hosted by the Argentina’s Culture Department. While the city of Buenos Aires hosts local murgas in neighborhood Carnival celebrations across the city, this alternative Carnival centered around Manzana de las Luces, is meant to highlight the contribution of African culture to Argentina, including […]
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High rise window washer, Leandro Jaime, gives the thumbs up as he lowers to the sidewalk, ready to clock out on a Friday afternoon. Window washing is considered one of the most perilous jobs in any city, but the workers say they enjoy fresh air, standard working hours and great views.
A murguera or murga performer from Los Chiflados de Boedo rests on the pavement after performing in San Telmo. Carnival takes place every weekend and on holidays in Buenos Aires throughout the month of February. Check this post on Buenos Aires Carnival Information for times and locations.