Graffiti Culture in Argentina

Graffiti Culture in Argentina

You notice graffiti all around you in Argentina. It’s impossible not to notice. I was fascinated to learn that Argentina is the only place in the world where people can paint graffiti during the day – it isn’t illegal. Because of that, graffiti...
The Disappeared – Argentina

The Disappeared – Argentina

From very early on during my time in Argentina, I began to see signs of the impact of “the disappeared” – including the first full day of our trip in Bariloche. I noticed interesting scarf-shaped graffiti with names and dates in the square.   I...
Adios, South America!

Adios, South America!

I am at the Buenos Aires airport, waiting for my flight to start boarding to start my journey back home. It will be a long trip, with a couple of layovers, but I’m ready to be back home… to be reunited with my sweetie, to call my mom and dad on the phone,...
La Boca – Buenos Aires

La Boca – Buenos Aires

I had some inner conflict going on at our tour stop at La Boca today. This area looks markedly different that other parts of Buenos Aires that I have seen – it has the colours of the rainbow and more narrow streets due to the influence of Italians who settled...
Cemetario de la Recoleta

Cemetario de la Recoleta

This Cemetary in the Recoleta area of Buenos Aires is famous as the resting place of Eva Peron. But it is so much more than that.   The cemetary is like a little city, with streets and a skyline and varying architecture – it’s a labyrinth of...
Buenos Aires – First Impressions

Buenos Aires – First Impressions

I was in Buenos Aires for a very short time almost two weeks ago to start my South American journey. It feels like two months ago. In a good way. Like I can’t believe everything I have seen and done during that time! Now that I am back in Buenos Aires… I...

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