History Tour of Buenos Aires

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March 12th 2009
Published: March 12th 2009
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I´m at an Internet Cafe with very slow computers. I will start this blog and finish it a few days later when I can upload pictures.

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Colonial vs Independence

The oblisco was erected to honour the two Spanish sailors (conquerers) who landed here. The Independence street was created to celebrate freedom from Spanish rule. Protesters tried to stop the construction of oblisque
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Pink House

Casa Rosa, where the president has her office. In balcony, Peron and Evita use to give speeches to large crowds
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White caps

Mothers in white caps march here regularly to demand justice for 35,000 people who disappeared in 1970´s (dictatorship government murdered many citizens)

Quiet area where guitars are made. The building was built by Jesuits, then it because a university, now it is a craft area
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Street Tango

Streep performers on the pedestrian corner

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