Architectural Eye Candy In Buenos Aires

One doesn't have to spend too much time strolling the streets of Buenos Aires to realize that the city is replete with architectural wonders. Is this why almost every other blog post pertaining to Bs As refers to it as Paris of Latin America? Now, I haven't been to Paris and I have no clue how Parisians and others feel about this analogy but I can see why it may have come about. Nowhere is the intoxicating mix of Art Nouveau and Neoclassic styles more apparent than the main drag of Avenida de Mayo than runs between Plaza de Mayo and the Congressional Plaza. Dozens of charming buildings command attention and you'll likely find yourself walking with your head titled sideways and upwards instead of forward.

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A Photo Essay On Calories And Colors In Buenos Aires

After some thought, I believe Buenos Aires can be reasonably described by the following (over simplified) mathematical equation, as propounded by the BA Theorem. Furthermore, the ensuing photos adequately prove veracity of the said theorem. Those in doubt can leave a comment for biased moderation ;)

BUENOS AIRES = EYE POPPING ARCHITECTURE + GOOD CALORIES + STREET ART + c (or k)

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La Recoleta Cemetery In Buenos Aires

Cementerio de la Recoleta, or Recoleta Cemetery is one of the top attractions in the beautiful city of Buenos Aires and a must-see for any visitor. Spread over an area of 14 acres in the upmarket Recoleta neighborhood, the cemetery is open for visitors all days of the week and as of writing this, there was no entrance fee. Many notable personalities are interred here, including Argentinian Presidents, military commanders, artists, leading intellectuals and most famously Eva Perón - wife of the second President of Argentina, Juan Perón. BBC and CNN have both rated Recoleta Cemetery as one of the most beautiful in the world, and for good reason.

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