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On August 3 Marianne & Julie flew on American Airlines from New York City to Buenos Aires, arriving on Sunday August 4. They spent 6 days and 5 nights in the “Paris of South America.”

Argentina is an interesting country. 40 million people reside in a very large1 million square miles with 12 million of them living in greater Buenos Aires. The country has a long history of political unrest. Today mortgage rates are 35% and the exchange rate for their currency on the black market is as weak as 8 to 1 with an official exchange rate of 5 to 1. In 2001 they elected 5 Presidents in 1 month. Argentina boasts the highest number of psychiatrists per capita and cosmetic surgery rates second only to the United States.

And maybe all that adds to Buenos Aires’ charm. The city, a cosmopolitan beauty, is famous for inventing the Tango and for its First Lady in the mid century, Eva Perón.


About the Author

Tom O'Connell
tomoc Sausalito, CA USA

Publish Date  August 28, 2013

Dimensions  Standard Portrait  104 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Travel

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