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Recoleta Cemetery

Huge three door mausoleum of a famous 19 year women. Story goes she was buried alive as they found her coffin had moved a bit. Thinking someone robbed her grave, upon reopening, found that she had clawed the inside of the coffin and tried to get out. The doors are allowing her spirit to come and go freely. After that, they tied strings to the toes of the dead that lead to outside bells. "As the bell tolls" saying came from that, notifying the sexton to save the alive person.
Buenos Aires In 4 Days

February 5th 2019
How does one do justice to Buenos Aires (BA) when visiting the city of 15 million people in only 4 days and nights? My answer: hire a private tour guide! Prior to arriving in BA, I googled "BA private tour guide" and up came TripAdvisor.com with choices. I wrote to highly rated guide Marcelo Mansilla and he responded right back (he gave me permission to use his whole name if I wrote positive revie ... read more
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Argentine Flag Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
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