Now, I have a good friend in Buenos Aires, and he sent me a facebook message the other day saying: nice blog, but where are the pictures from Argentina? And he was quite right. So Daniel, here they are for you!
A real vibrancy to the city, epitomised of course by the street dancing. And spectacular they are too. All clickety click heels and flashing skirts. The men were men, and the women most definitely women.
Apparently I had turned up at a quiet moment…. What it must be like on a hot Saturday night! Steamy, at a guess….
Once I managed to tear myself away from the dancers I had a bit of a nose around. Very different flora and fauna in Sth America:
And one of the most frequented visiting spots in the city was the graveyard. Most people wanted to see Evita’s tomb. I got wrapped up in the amazing statuary.
But enough of the morbid stuff. Take a look at some of the other statues around the city!
And this is a giant metal flower that opens and closes for the sun.
Get back to the tango I hear you shout! Of course, if there’s a dance going then I want to have a go. And indeed we all did. Here’s Daniel, taking his first steps, tentative and nervous, with his Tango Mistress.
As the night wears on, his feet get faster and faster.
OK, Daniel wasn’t much good. And frankly neither was I. Better leave it to the pros, who make it effortless and dreamy: