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Our 8 day trip to… Buenos Aires. Nadia, Isabela , David, Felipe. Language. Spanish is the dominant language in Argentina with over 60% of people who speak it. Being in Buenos Aires would push us to become more fluent with our Spanish.

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our 8 day trip to buenos aires

Our 8 day trip to…Buenos Aires

Nadia, Isabela,

David, Felipe

language
Language
  • Spanish is the dominant language in Argentina with over 60% of people who speak it.
  • Being in Buenos Aires would push us to become more fluent with our Spanish.
  • “Spanish is the official language in Buenos Aires. English is widely spoken, with some French and German too.” – www.worldtravelguide.net
buenos where
Buenos where…?
  • Buenos Aires is the capital of the Argentine Republic.
  • With over 3 million people living there, its more opportunities to practice what we know.
money
Money
  • Argentina pesos/American dollars
  • Just $1.00 in US Dollars is €3.90 in Argentina Pesos
  • We will be taking about $513 which will be right around €2,000

€ or $

popular foods in buenas aires
Popular Foods in Buenas Aires
  • “Lomo”- this food is a great steak similar to Filet Mignon, many people get a food called “lomito” from fast food restaurants, this is like a hamburger.
  • Many of the popular meats you will find served in Buenas Aires are " Chorizo“ (sausage) , " Bife de Costilla“ (t-bone), “ Entraña“ (skirt steak), " Morcilla“ (blood sausage), " Tira de Asado” (ribs), and various internal organs such as, " Riñones"(kidneys), these are all served in Asados (barbeques) or Parillas (grill houses).
  • A great dessert to try in Buenas Aires is empanadas, these are little pie filled pastries. These are served fried or baked.
  • A popular dessert found in Buenas Aires as well as Spain is the churro which is a fried pastrie sprinkled with sugar
  • “Dulce de Leche” is something that many Argentineans are very fond of, it translates to “milk sweet” and is a sweet spread used for cookies, cakes, pastries, etc.
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Dulce de Leche

Bife de Costilla

Tira de Asado

Empanadas

Churro

flight plan
Flight Plan
  • 11:00 am Depart Phoenix (PHX)Arrive Buenos Aires (EZE) 7:45 Sunday
  • Fly out 8 days later
  • Paid for by tax credit
  • Stay at Rayuela Hostel Boutique for 8 nights
    • 8.48€/night
    • 8 nights
    • 67.84 € per person, for hostel
    • High Safety rate: 96.8
    • Free breakfast, linens, towels
    • Air conditioning, hot showers and

internet

    • Lockers in dorms
some restaurants and cafes we will visit
Some restaurants and cafes we will visit…
  • Las Violetas
  • Museo del Jamon
  • La Biela
  • Un Altra Volta
  • Cafe Tortoni
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Las Violetas

Madero Tango

Museo del Jamon

La Biela

Un altra Volta

places to visit
Places to Visit
  • Alberto J. Armando Stadium (Monday)
    • Soccer stadium
  • La Boca (Monday)
    • Old district of Buenas Aires
  • Avenida 9 de Julio (Tuesday)
    • the widest road in the world
    • home to the Buenos Aires Obelisk monument
  • Plaza San Martín (Wednesday)
    • Plaza in honor of San Martín, liberator of Argentina from Spain
  • RecoletaCemetery (Thursday)
    • Cemetery for wealthy Argentineans
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Places To Visit
  • San Telmo: antique fair only on Sunday (Sunday) Teatro Colón: The city’s great opera house. Performances are relatively inexpensive (Wednesday) Madres de Plaza de Mayo: Thursdayenjoymothersmarch in the plaza then listen totheirspeeches(Thursday)
  • Subte A line: the only subway line in the city that still has the old wooden cars (Friday)
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Av de Mayo: the best architecture in the city. Start at Plaza de Mayo and walk towards Congreso. (Friday)

  • MALBA: Museo de Arte Latinoamericano de Buenos Aires supposedly has one of the best collections of contemporary Latin American art. (Saturday)
alberto j armando stadium
Alberto J. Armando Stadium
  • At the day of inauguration, the stadium was surprisingly nicknamed 'Bombonera' as it is most commonly known now
  • A local professional soccer club plays there
la boca
La Boca
  • La Boca is the oldest, most colorful, and most authentic neighborhood in Buenos Aires.
  • The neighborhood was settled and built by Italian immigrants that worked in the warehouses and meatpacking plants in the area
avenida 9 de julio
Avenida 9 de Julio
  • widest road in the world
  • home to the Buenos Aires Obelisk monument
    • The Obelisk is a modern monument placed at the heart of Buenos Aires. It was built in May 1936 to commemorate the 400th anniversary of the first founding of the city.
plaza san mart n
Plaza San Martín
  • one of the various historical districts of the city of Buenos Aires
  • San Martín, is the name of Argentina's independence hero: Don José de San Martín
recoleta cemetery
Recoleta Cemetery
    • Cemetery for wealthy Argentineans
  • Recoleta is Buenos Aires ritziest and wealthiest neighborhood, with superb old mansions along the AvenidaAlvear.
  • Recoleta Cemetery houses most of Argentina’s forefathers and outstanding public celebrities as well as politicians