Don’t look for a taxi at lunch time, Feb. 12, 2015

We emerged from the Reserva Ecologica at about 1 pm and needed a taxi to get home. We walked over a block to a likely street, and sure enough there were taxis everywhere, coming and going. We stood for about 10 minutes, the longest we’ve ever waited in Buenos Aires, even though cabs were allContinue reading “Don’t look for a taxi at lunch time, Feb. 12, 2015”

Eva Peron’s Recoleta Cemetery, Feb. 11, 2015

The cemetery doesn’t really belong to Eva Peron, and there are no signposts to her grave though there are signposts to the grave of others. It doesn’t matter because the tour groups flock to Evita’s grave. Though stories tell of heaps of fresh flowers at her crypt, though we saw only one fresh flower andContinue reading “Eva Peron’s Recoleta Cemetery, Feb. 11, 2015”

Buenos Aires has many sides, Jan 10, 2015

Buenos Aires is constantly changing. As in other cities, older buildings of 2-3 stories are being replaced with new ones that are 10-20 stories tall. The Argentine eoonomy relies on ranching, while farming is not as strong a tradition. We have found very few markets of the type that are present in every Peruvian town,Continue reading “Buenos Aires has many sides, Jan 10, 2015”