Argentina - Buenos Aires part 2 - La Boca
The city was first established as Ciudad de Nuestra Señora Santa María del Buen AyreFebruary 2, 1536 by a Spanish expedition under Pedro de Mendoza. The location of Mendoza's city was in today's San Telmo (literally "City of Our Lady Saint Mary of the Fair Winds") district, south of the city center.
For Soccer enthusiasts Boca jr is a well known Football Club, where among others Diego Maradona did play. The large Arena is in the district.
Today La Boca is known for it's colourful houses, cafes and artists with lot's of small shops and even Tango performances. It's a must see for visitors to Buenos Aires. Safest time to visit is during day time. Go by taxi from the city center (USD 3-4).
Here comes pictures from our visit:
Entering La Boca from the Harbour side
Typical La Boca. Anna and Ingelin Window Shopping
Tango at the Cafe. If you want, you can be taken picture when dancing when the young couple.
Tor having Lunch
Paintings for sale
New friend - Feet in ice and Mate besides
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