11/07/2012 | Uncategorized
Zingara girls around the world! Traveling around Buenos Aires…
Por Zingara Swimwear
“Las tardecitas de Buenos Aires tienen ese que se yo, viste?”… That’s how a famous Argentinean tango begins, it perfectly describes what you’ll find in this city. Cosmopolitan, multifaceted, nostalgic and rich in nuances, that is Buenos Aires. Every corner tells a story, and it takes you back to its past. A city worth knowing, and falling in love with.
Buenos Aires is one of the most visited capitals in South America, full of culture, history, nightlife and fashion.
Where to go in Buenos Aires?
The historical journey begins at the Plaza de Mayo, known as “La Plaza del Pueblo Argentino” in it the most significant events occurred in Argentina’s history. Also in the Casa Rosada (Government House) the council and the Metropolitan Cathedral.
Plaza de Mayo
The Avenue 9 de Julio, is one of the most important, and it’s the world’s widest avenue, 120 meters from sidewalk to sidewalk. In this street is El Obeslisco, the city’s iconic monument, where taking a picture is a must for the tourists. A few steps away you will find the Avenida Corrientes, closely linked to the tango scene of Buenos Aires cultural life, considered as “the street that never sleeps” because the number of cinemas, theaters, cafes and libraries found in it. It was in this street where the tango experienced its best, and is named in countless song lyrics.
La Boca is without doubt the most picturesque neighborhood and with more personality around Buenos Aires, they say, the local residents did not have enough money to buy paint, so they painted their houses with the leftover paint from the ships of the port. It was here that the world’s most romantic dance emerged. A few blocks from Caminito is La Bombonera, home of the famous Boca Juniors team.
Puerto Madero is the most modern and exclusive neighborhood in the city. On the banks of the Rio de la Plata, which worked as a port deposit, until it was renovated and turned into one of the star neighborhoods of Buenos Aires.
Palermo, is considered one of the most top neighborhoods. Surrounded by trendy boutiques, art galleries, restaurants, bars and cafes. With the same concept of Soho in London and New York, comes this neighborhood called Soho clustered in the area of fashion, design and chic restaurants.
Every Sunday in Plaza Francia, a crafts and independent design market is set up, where you can see from the classic Argentine thread to amazing clothes. This place is famous for its fair and the atmosphere created by street singers and dancers.
Dancing tango on the street…
Fashion is on the street, you will be amazed! A typical day will find the locals incredibly well dressed, always keeping the Argentinian style, which seems a bit sloppy.
“Buenos Aires is a magical city! It gave me unbelieveable moments and unforgettable experiences. Without doubt it’s my favorite place in the world and whenever I have the chance I go back to enjoy it. ”
(Visual merchandising of Zingara Swimwear)
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