Posts Tagged "plazademayo"

Buenos Aires Cathedral Renovations

Well, if you're going to cover the front of the cathedral in scaffolding, you might as well do it with style!

Coats of Arms in Buenos Aires

Almost as common as the ubiquitous Argentinian flag, the National Coat of Arms can be seen all over Buenos Aires, especially on government and official buildings. The Coat of Arms (or Escudo de la Rep├║blica Argentina to give its correct title) ...

Buenos Aires Waiter’s Race 2011

Every so often you come across one of those little quirky things that serve very little practical purpose but are different enough to put a smile on your face and brighten the day up for an hour or two. One ...

Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo

Witnessing the weekly protest of Las Madres de la Plaza de Mayo is one of the more enduring images of Buenos Aires. Founded in during the military dictatorship of the late-1970s as a reaction to the kidnapping and murder of ...

1940 Buenos Aires from Above

I'll tell anyone that listens that the best map of Buenos Aires is the Interactive Map on the Buenos Aires City Government site. With it you can easily find any street address and for planning a journey on public transport ...

Buenos Aires in 10 Minutes

Nice overview of the main sights of Buenos Aires. Doesn't beat the real thing of course!