If you 're looking for a mild beach to go to in the middle of January, you might try going to one of the few beaches in Buenos Aires.
Buenos Aires people are called Portenos (port dwellers.) Three- fourths of the people are Spanish or Italian ancestry. English, French, German, Lebanese, Polish, Russian Jewish, and Syrian immigrants are other groups in Buenos Aires.
Mansions are owned by wealthy families in the northern suburbs. Poor people live in wooden shacks crowded together in the slums in western and southern suburbs.
Most are Roman Catholic, but other religions are practiced too.
Spanish is mostly spoken. There is a foreign newspaper as well as Spanish ones.
The economy of Buenos Aires is based on trade, trade, trade. Eighty percent of Argentina's foreign trade passes through the capital. Products are transported by ships, trains, and trucks.
Boxing, horse racing, mountaineering, pato, polo, soccer, tennis, and water sports are all sports in Buenos Aires.
All during opera season women and men crowd the Teatro Colon (Colon Theater) formally dressed. It covers nearly the entire city block. The stage can hold 600 performers, an orchestra, and a company of ballet dancers. WOW!!!!!!!
Cosa Rosada is a pale pink palace is also the official presidential residence and government headquarters. It is used by the country's leaders to speak the crowd below on the northern wing.
Museo Historica National shows Argentina's history from the 16th century to the 1900's. Candido Lopez has a collection of paintings, which is the jewel of the museum.
Paseo Del Rosedal- Fountains, Statues of Liberati, and roses fill the picturesque Rose Garden. On almost every Saturday you might see a wedding.
If you want a great place to buy clothing, leather goods, and furs, go to Buenos Aires. Local wines, paintings, and engravings are also there to choose from. You can also buy butter soft leathers, evening gowns with snake skin appliqués, cashmere sweaters, loafers , boots, briefcases, and bags- are also a window shoppers delight. Shops in Argentina have fixed prices but often give discounts for cash. You can often begin a bargaining session by asking, "So how much is the cash price?" Also look for signs that say "liquidaciones" in the windows.