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Argentina Spring 08

Argentina Spring 08Trip Plan

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Trip Plan Tags: 
road trip,
outdoors + nature,
arts + culture,
design + architecture,
hiking + trekking,

Four days in Buenos Aires followed by a six-day road trip in the foothills of the Andes, up near the borders with Bolivia and Chile. Amazing food and wine, spectacular scenery, a real sense of being off the beaten track, and some lovely (sometimes luxurious) hotels. This was really a trip to remember.


Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt Buenos Aires
Hotel Palacio Duhau Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires

Shaded by centennial gomero and tipa trees, and well situated between the Vatican's palatial embassy and the Addams Family–style Residencia Maguire, Park... more


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San Telmo
See + Do San Telmo, Buenos Aires

With its faded Italianate tenements (once the mansions of the Buenos Aires upper-crust) and cobbled calles, San Telmo is one of the most atmospheric of B.A.'s... more

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See + Do Recoleta, Buenos Aires

The tony enclave of Recoleta feels like the 16th arrondissement of Paris or Manhattan's Upper East Side. Its leafy streets are lined with ornate townhouses,... more

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Puerto Madero
See + Do Puerto Madero, Buenos Aires

It's still shocking to many porteños that Puerto Madero—once a run-down dock area—has now surpassed Recoleta as B.A.'s highest-rent district.... more

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Plaza de Mayo
See + Do Plaza de Mayo, Buenos Aires

The grassy Plaza de Mayo is B.A.'s village green. Originally laid out in 1580, the plaza was the site of the important uprising against Spanish rule that blew... more

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See + Do Palermo, Buenos Aires

Palermo is B.A.'s largest barrio, and, with its numerous sub-barrios and 350 acres of parkland, it feels like a city unto itself. There's the wonderful... more

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See + Do Maté, Buenos Aires

Popularized by Argentina's gauchos, the hard-living cowboys of the fertile Pampas, yerba maté has become an Argentine obsession. The bitter infusion is... more

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La Boca
See + Do La Boca, Buenos Aires

The salty old harbor of La Boca—with its working-class swagger, old-school cantinas, and copious graffiti—is thought to be the barrio where... more

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Cementerio de la Recoleta
See + Do Cementerio de la Recoleta, Buenos Aires

A who's who of Argentinean bold-faced names rests among Recoleta Cemetery's tombs and mausoleums, from the Alvears and the Dorregos to heavyweight boxer Luis... more

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Eating Sucre, Buenos Aires

You know Sucre is hot the moment you step through the door. There's its sleek industrial ambience of exposed girders and pipes, the perfectly exfoliated... more

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Eating Patagonia Sur, Buenos Aires

Francis Mallmann, the globe-trotting dandy who is Argentina's best-known chef and restaurateur, selected an appropriately southern city location for this... more

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