10 images of Buenos Aires

Historic Fragata Sarmiento (now a museum) is moored alongside the wharf in Puerto Madero:

Puente de la Mujer in Puerto Madero. This bridge was designed by Spanish architect Santiago de Calatrava and symbolizes a couple dancing the tango:

A cup of “cortado” (espresso with a shot of milk):

Last resting place of Gen. Jose de San Martin inside the Cathedral of Buenos Aires. He is Argentina’s greatest Independence hero:

Inside Confiteria Ideal. Buenos Aires has a strong, time-honoured coffee culture:

Entrance to the Underground or “subte” as it is called here*:

* I just realised it says “exit only”!

Plaza de Mayo Underground station. In 1913, Buenos Aires became the first South American city to build an underground system:

Buildings on Avenida de Mayo:

A typical newsagents:

Sean sitting at one of the dozens of corner bars. This one is located in the Colegiales neighbourhood:

Advertisements

Published by

Ana

Hi, I'm Ana. I'm originally from Argentina but I'm currently living in Dallas (USA) with my British husband. I'd like to share my experiences as an expat and as a traveller.

7 thoughts on “10 images of Buenos Aires”

  1. That picture of the bridge is AWESOME!!! It’s such a beautiful bridge. And guess what? My fiance used to be a Granadero and guard the tomb. So, that picture made me smile.

    Like

Would you like to share your thoughts on this post?

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s