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Recoleta Cemetery, Buenos Aires

DrFumblefinger ·
  Who would have guessed the most expensive real estate in Buenos Aires is found in a cemetery?  Not only is it expensive, there's a line waiting to get in (seriously)!  You actually lease a plot here, as I understand it, and don't...
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The most beautiful bookstore in the world? A visit to El Ateneo, Buenos Aires

DrFumblefinger ·
Those who are frequent visitors to TravelGumbo.com know that many of our contributors love books.  We make a point of visiting libraries and bookstores during our travels although sometimes these visits happen by accident.  So it was when I...
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Iglesia Nuestra Senora del Pilar, Buenos Aires (Where Gumbo was #144)

DrFumblefinger ·
The Church of Our Lady of Pilar is one of the oldest churches in Buenos Aires, and a beautiful example of its Colonial era architecture. It adjoins the famous Recoleta Cemetery.
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Sept. 12, 2019: Lunch at the Museum, Recoleta

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger enjoyed a nice lunch at Croque Madame Café, which is part of the Decorative Arts Museum in Buenos Aires.
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February 26, 2019: La Biela Cafe, Buenos Aires

DrFumblefinger ·
DrFumblefinger visits the historic and popular La Biela café in the Buenos Aires neighborhood of Recoleta. It is thought to be the oldest café in the city.
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Re: The most beautiful bookstore in the world? A visit to El Ateneo, Buenos Aires

Jonathan L ·
This is definitely on my to do list now. Thanks for the great pictures. I wish that Brentano's and Scribner's stores in NYC were still with us, they were the most beautiful stores I have seen.
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Re: The most beautiful bookstore in the world? A visit to El Ateneo, Buenos Aires

Goni ·
This is beautiful, wow! No idea how I could have missed that when visiting Buenos Aires...
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