Buenos Aires

Buenos Aires, my hometown.




Buenos Aires is the capital city of Argentina and the second largest city in South America, after the wonderful Sao Paolo.




This complex, energetic, and seductive port city, which stretches south-to-north along the Rio de la Plata, has been the gateway to Argentina for centuries. Portenos, as the multinational people of Buenos Aires are known, possess an elaborate and rich cultural identity. They value their European heritage highly--Italian and German names outnumber Spanish, and the lifestyle and architecture are markedly more European than any other in South America  One of the world's finest opera houses, the Teatro Colon, flourishes here on the plains alongside the river. PorteƱos are intensely involved in the life and culture of their city, and they will gladly share the secrets of Buenos Aires if you lend an ear and relate your own stories in return.
-From the website Geographia


....to be continued...

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