One of the San Telmo’s most recognizable characters is ‘Jack Sparrow’ or ‘Jackie’ as he prefers to be called. The look-alike of the Pirates of the Caribbean star can often be found around Plaza Dorrego or wandering the Sunday San Telmo Fair using his cleverness and wit to extract money from charmed tourists.
What is Christmas like in Buenos Aires? With fireworks, warm temperatures, calorie-laden food, and dancing until dawn, Navidad in Buenos Aires is a party that is literally not for the faint of heart. It may be Christmas but It’s Hot as Hades! Christmas falls in summer in the southern hemisphere, so traditions such as Santa […]
Just around the corner from the Plaza de Mayo is the sleek Casa Rosada Museum. This museum was built in 2010 and originally called the Bicentenary Museum to commemorate 200 years since the start of the revolution that led to Argentina’s independence. The sprawling museum is below street level, and lies on the spot where […]
An impromptu jam session on the corner of Defensa and Mexico in the ever-expanding San Telmo Fair. San Telmo is widely known as Buenos Aires’ hippie haven. The San Telmo Street Fair (not to be confused with the San Telmo Market) is one of Buenos Aires top attractions. The free music on offer ranges from […]
Los Cuervos de Cafe, hard-core fans of the Club Atlético San Lorenzo de Almagro soccer team, cheer from a bus in the La Matanza area of the province of Buenos Aires on their way to the stadium. San Lorenzo is an Argentine Division A football team. Although they have never had international success, they have […]