Given to the city by Argentine architect Eduardo Catalano in 2002. The sculpture moves closing its petals in the evening and opening them in the morning, although this mechanism is currently disabled.
An important example of Art Nouveau style, this was once a cafe that was a favorite meeting place for the rich and famous. Now, sadly, it is filled with squatters and badly deteriorating.
This district occupying a significant portion of the Río de la Plata riverbank represents the latest architectural trends in BsAs
Argentinians love their mate drink and are seen sipping from their cups all over the city, thermos under an arm.
Mate is traditionally brewed in a gourd and drunk directly from it with a special silver straw that also filters out the herb bits. Even a cow hoof can be a mate cup.
We missed it! We were one month too early to see this sight of jacarandas in bloom (photo from internet)
On Avenida de Julio - We missed it! We were one month too early to see this sight of jacarandas in bloom (photo from internet)
The dogwalkers with their mass of furry charges are a common yet surprising spectacle anywhere near a park but especially in “well-heeled” areas of the city
One of the oldest and most beautiful classic cafes in the world. Visitors to the cafe and the tango performance space reads like a Who's Who of latino dignitaries, artists, and writers.