The history behind the colourful streets of La Boca
When the port at La Boca was closed, the area went into decline. In the 1950’s, an artist, Quinquela Martín was was determined to revive the area so he painted the houses in bright paint like how the poor immigrants did. It was so different from the rest of Buenos Aires that the area was declared an open area museum, and became a major tourist attraction.
Northern Argentina January 10th 2018 Steak, Malbec, Dulce de leche - we were always going to love Argentina!
Our first stop was the Iguazu Falls from the Argentine side. There is a lot of debate over which side of the Iguazu Falls is more impressive. For us, Argentina stole the show. Whilst the Brazil side enables you to appreciate the falls from a distance, the Argentina side has a number of walking trails that bring you right up ... read more
South America » Argentina » Mendoza » Mendoza 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