When we first arrived in Buenos Aires, Argentina last week, we weren’t sure what to expect. Then we discovered the explosion of color in the Boca area famous for its working class neighborhood; the friendliness of the locals including those who stopped us in the street to give us directions; delicious grilled meat everywhere; and the melange of European culture found in a fascinating city like BA.
Here are some snapshots of our first week:
“Parilla” or grilled meat is the Argentinian specialty and it’s so tasty and super cheap
We saw some gorgeous series of water falls at Iguazu Park in northern Argentinia
We discovered a string of open-grill Brazilian restaurants in Iguazu which borders Paraguay, Brazil and Argentina. Great to try Brazilian style steaks and people-watch the locals
One of my highlights was watching these kids slide down the hill on flattened cardboard boxes. Fun!