Wow! What a place! Modern, stylish, and cosmopolitan, with a generous supply of beautiful, beautiful people, Buenos Aires (BA to its friends) is a city to rival the finest in Europe. It´s by far the most European place I've encountered in South America, and I'm enjoying the luxuries.
It´s a city of broad boulevards, including the 16-lane Avenue of 9 July, which has a claim to be the widest road in the world. Buenos Aires was something of a late developer, and so the buildings in the centre are generally from the 1920s heyday of the city. Rather than trapping the place in a period, it only adds an air of old-school elegance.
The people from BA are known as porteños and are gregar...Read More