Porteños

Buenos Aires | National heroes, heavenly hosts and hot sleepy afternoons, Part 2

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A guard in ceremonial dress guards Argentine liberator, General San Martin’s tomb in the Metropolitan Cathedral A tango dancer waiting for her partner in the La Boca district of Buenos Aires, the birthplace of Tango In Buenos Aires, political murals are commonplace on the walls of buildings throughout the city The predominant colour scheme of all things Argentinian, the distinctive…

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Mate, Vino, Bife, Dale – The Porteños of Buenos Aires

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Lady and dog sitting outside a store in the Buenos Aires neighbourhood of La Boca Lazy sunday morning in La Boca A hint as to the origins of the inhabitants of Buenos Aires lies in the collective name they have chosen to call themselves, Porteños, or People of the Port. The population is largely comprised of immigrants from Europe, primarily…

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