Buenos Aires & The Pampas

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-11-08
  • Publisher: Footprint
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Enjoy an espresso in a cafe in the morning, check out the rustic old district San Telmo in the afternoon, and then tango the night away before heading for a huge steak and a sumptuous glass of Argentine Malbec - just an ordinary night out Buenos Aires. When you tire of the city, head for the wide-open plains of the Pampas where guachos (Argentine cowboys) will show you their traditional way of life and even share a barbecue cooked over an open fire under a blanket of dazzling stars. Footprint focusBuenos & The Pampas will show you all this and more, ensuring an authentic experience of this great country. Essentials section with practical advice on getting there and around. Highlights map so you know what not to miss. Comprehensive listings on where to eat & sleep, plus details on festivals and where to go horse riding. Detailed street maps for Buenos Aires and other important towns. Slim enough to fit in your pocket. Loaded with advice and information, this concise Footprint focusguide will help you get the most out of Buenos Aires without weighing you down. The content of Footprint focusBuenos Aires guide has been extracted from Footprint's Argentinia Handbook.

Author Biography

Australian-born Lucy E Cousins has visited over 30 countries from Jordan to Venezuela, travelling by bus, bicycle, canoe, Amazon ferry and on foot, and has lived in London, Bolivia and Argentina. In 2004, while backpacking for a year around South America, she fell in love with Buenos Aires. Two years later she moved there to start her own English-language newspaper called The Argentimes. She has since worked as the editor of the Buenos Aires pages of ontheroadtravel.com, and the South American Explorers magazine and is the director of the Buenos Aires office of the South American Explorers. She has previously written for Condé Nast Traveller, Timeout and several other publications in Buenos Aires, Australia and Bolivia.

Table of Contents

1) Buenos Aires – Palermo; (2) Around Buenos Aires – Mataderos, San Isidro, Tren de la Costa, Tigre, Isla Martín García, Colonia del Sacramento, Estancias near Buenos Aires; (3) The Pampas – San Antonio de Areco, La Plata, Chascomús, Dolores.

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