Time out-La Boca

We took a morning off to visit La Boca, a European influenced Buenos Aires neighborhood, at the mouth of the Rio de la Plata.    Originally settled by French Basque immigrants, La Boca  was quickly populated with residents from Genoa, Italy.  It is known for its colorful buildings (said to have been painted with left over paint from the ships; hence the multitude of different colors),  wall murals, street performers doing tango and fandango, outdoor art galleries, cafes, radical politics and the  La Boca Juniors soccer team. After meandering down Caminito we found an adorable cafe where we warmed ourselves with a submarine: a long bar of chocolate with a cup of warm frothed milk in which to dissolve it. YUM… perfect on a chilly winter day!

 

La Boca

 

 

Continuing down the street

 

 

 

And from on high

 

 

Soccer anyone?

 

 

Tango

 

 

Fandango

 

 

Perfect table for a "submarine"

 

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One Response to “Time out-La Boca”

  1. Candy Paint : Says:

    i love to visit art galleries both home and abroad, art has been my life’-“

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