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Apr 19, 2008 - Buenos Aires - first full day.
Today we went on a city tour of Buenos Aires to get our bearings and to see the main sights! We first headed to Recoleta where the famous Catholic Church and cemetery is. The church itself is relatively new (late 1800s) and had a real Spanish feel to it. The cemetery was an interesting experience. If you were born into a wealthy family you would have a ‘plot’ of land which housed those who had died. No headstones here... massive huge tombs that went down 15m. Some coffins you could see at ground level and some were lower down. It isn’t...Jump to full entry