Tag Archive: Argentina

Guided visit to the Colón Opera House in Buenos Aires

Concert hall

What do vanilla wafers and Teatro Colón have in common? Opera! Teatro Colón is Argentina’s leading opera house, opened in 1908. Opera is also a popular brand of vanilla wafers made by a company called Bagley. They were launched in…
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Barrancas de Belgrano park in Buenos Aires


Plaza Barrancas de Belgrano is a leafy public park located in the eponymous neighbourhood of Buenos Aires. Its downward slope (barranca) towards the river gave it its name and makes it unique in the city. Or rather, it slopes down…
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