Tango dancers enjoy the Sunday night milonga in San Telmo‘s Plaza Dorrego. There are various milongas that take place on Sunday in San Telmo, but the Milonga del Indio, as the outdoor dance in Plaza Dorrego is known, is the most popular for visitors and locals, amateur and professional dancers alike.
Barbara Bush, daughter of former U.S. President George Bush, was famously robbed at the bar on the left and a large multinational coffee chain has since taken over the building in the center. Do you know what historic corner this is? Does the installment of a North American chain cafe here signify the beginning of […]
There is always a lot to see and do in ‘The Republic of San Telmo,’ but the colorful Sunday street fair is the bohemian neighborhood’s biggest attraction. The Feria de San Telmo began as a 270-stall antiques market in 1971, and has grown into a huge come-as-you-are street bazaar that draws over 12,000 people every […]
Tango for Export The corner of Defensa and Humberto Primo, at the very heart of the San Telmo Fair, is the capital of tango as a commodity on Sundays. There is often a tango performance here but once you push past the crowds to see what’s going on, you may wonder what all the fuss […]