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The Myth of the Maids

April 14, 2012 - Someone asked me the other day about the maids here and does everyone have one.... so I did a little digging and found o...
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Finca en las Pampas (A ranch in the prairie)

April 12, 2012 - I received a query recently about ranches in the pampas and if you can actually go and visit one. I'm pleased to say.....
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Nuestro Caballos (Our Horses)

April 10, 2012 - We spent this past weekend going to a local exposition. We have stayed in this part of town now on two separate occasion...
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Cartoneros

April 08, 2012 - Here in Buenos Aires they have garbage collection on a daily basis. They have to! There is just so much of it that they...
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You're really going to love this one !!

April 05, 2012 - About two weeks ago, we got a notice from the general manager of our apartment complex shoved under our door. It was an...
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Feria de Mataderos

April 02, 2012 - Back in the old days, I mean really "the old days", the gauchos (cowboys) from the surrounding ranch lands used to bring...
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My little traffic movie

March 31, 2012 - For those of you who think we exaggerate when we say traffic in BA is outrageous... here you go........ 21 buses in 1 m...
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Recoleta .... (rico Recoleta !)

March 29, 2012 - I slipped "rico" into the title to this piece because, in truth, Recoleta is the rich and well-to-do area in Buenos Aire...
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Tigre - the Delta area

March 28, 2012 - Tigre is not really a "barrio" like you would think. Most barrios are sections of the city, with housing and apartment b...
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Palermo - It's Where I Live !

March 27, 2012 - It seems I have inadvertently started a string of blogs describing the various barrios in Buenos Aires (see San Telmo)....
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On a Lighter note - Building buildings

March 20, 2012 - As many of you may know, our apartment this year isn't quite what we expected it to be. That is worth an entire article...
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And All This Means What?

March 18, 2012 - Having traveled to Argentina off and on since the mid '70's I learned a long time ago that things here aren't always wha...
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A Word about Food Shopping in Buenos Aires

March 10, 2012 - For anyone who might be interested, I thought I'd put in a few words (well... maybe more than just a few) about food sho...
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Why All The Fuss ?

March 07, 2012 - We were in town today. Went to the Air Canada ticket office to buy some tickets on LAN airlines. Turns out you can't do...
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Polo ... an Argentine passion

March 05, 2012 - I went to the Polo grounds this afternoon. In fact, the polo grounds are a block and a half away from where I'm living....
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Buenos Aires - Palacio Paz

February 28, 2012 - “If Buenos Aires was once Paris, the Palacio Paz is the clearest example of this.” This is the quote on the homepage for...
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Paseadores de Perros

February 26, 2012 - Here in Buenos Aires people have a love affair going on with their "mascotas", aka family pet (dogs). Everyone has one,...
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Coffee Shops

February 25, 2012 - Coffee Shops One of the great things around Buenos Aires is the "coffee shop" life style. They have a variety of cof...
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Report from Buenos Aires

February 23, 2012 - Last year We spent 3 months in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The experience was so rewarding we decided to try it again this...
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