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BUENOS AIRES, ARGENTINA - Day 1


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Ah, Buenos Aires, city of "favorable winds" - and today also with clear blue skies! This is Evita's City, and here is the famous Casa Rosada, the presidential house.

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Eva Peron captivated Argentinians. Her image is here, above the wide Avenida 9 de Julio, some say the widest avenue in the world.

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Argentina and Uruguay both claim to be the birthplace of the Tango.

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The Boca Jr. Football (Soccer) stadium - the blue and yellow colors were chosen because a Swedish ship was the first to arrive when the port was new (or something like that).

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La Boca became our main destination on this, the first of three days in Buenos Aires. The following photos were taken in that Bohemian section of the city.

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Posted by Swenigale 16:56 Archived in Argentina

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