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Neighbourhoods: el Abasto

Neighbourhoods: el Abasto
  Continuing with my celebrated series of articles about the 100 barrios porteños (neighbourhoods), this time I am going to write about one of the most typical barrios of  Buenos Aires: el barrio del Abasto. Cradle of tangoand witness of the history of Buenos Aires, is one of the most popular destination chosen by porteños as well as tourist to breath and feel tango in the place of its birth, visiting the street named after the legendary singer, Carlos Gardel, and the corner on which “El...
July 2nd, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 0
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Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: Belgrano

Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: Belgrano
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June 23rd, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 2
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Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: Retiro

Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: Retiro
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June 21st, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 3
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Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: Parque Chacabuco

Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: Parque Chacabuco
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June 19th, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 1
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Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: San Telmo

Buenos Aires Neighbourhoods: San Telmo
  Continuing with some of the most interesting neighbourhoods of Buenos Aires, this time I am writing about San Telmo (map), by far the most bohemian neighborhood of Buenos Aires. It is also one of the oldest. During the 19th Century it was a district where the richest families of Buenos Aires settled. But at the turn of the century, they all fled from the barrio after outbreaks of yellow fever and malaria, leaving their big houses to immigrants and former slaves. Nowadays, ancient houses and cobblestone...
June 15th, 2010 | Pablo Juan Augustinowicz | Read More | Comments: 2
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The New West End Wonder

The New West End Wonder
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December 3rd, 2009 | Andy Hayes | Read More | Comments: 0
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Urban Wall Art: Find the Murals

Urban Wall Art:  Find the Murals
... a few.  In the downtown area, sometimes you’ll find them hidden in alleys in the most unsuspecting places.  The murals often reflect the neighbourhoods,  with mulitcultural themes.  Or sometimes they are advertising the shops on which they are painted.  Some of the murals in Kitsilano reflect that neighbourhood’s reputation for having once been the home of the ’70’s Flower Children. You’ll find them on West Fourth Avenue and West Broadway after Arbutus St. There...
October 31st, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Art, Attractions, featuredarticle, graffiti, murals, neighbourhoods