Buenos Aires, Feels like home again!

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drinking at the hostel in BA the millhouse

Ahhhh Buenos Aires, feels like home again. The streets are paved and flat, the drivers don´t drive like kamakasi´s and people in the city wear suits. We got into BA about midnight after leaving La Paz about 12 hours earlier, many, many stops later, lucky for the Qantas club and the free booze or it would have been a very boring 12 hours indeed.

The majority of people we have met along the travels have recommnded the Millhouse as the place to stay in BA, so after a night in the biggest hole of a place we have stayed in yet known as the Downtown Mate, we made our way to the Millhouse. The first words said by one of our dorm mates when we arrived, ´forget your bodily clock´ didn´t really know what he meant at the start but found out pretty quickly. A standard days itinery:

1pm - get up, eat something, watch some world cup football.

The argentinian national beer - quilmes
Beer consumed

5pm - finish 5th beer, back to bed for an afternoon snooze

8pm - up out for dinner to eat meat, vegetarians go hungry or mashed potato

11pm - back to the millhouse, more beer

2-3am - head to the pub

7am - head home, bed

1pm - start again.

What a place this town is, if you want to party it is great, but don´t count on seeing any tourist attractions. We met a couple of people who´d been there a couple of weeks and had´t seen anything that resembled a tourist attraction yet. We decided we´d better see them in the first few days before the world cup started, this didn´t really happen, so we spent a lo of time in bars during football matches between seeing sights. I love football. We also spent a fair bit of time getting back into a normal city routine, we really enjoyed being able to wlk the streets at night without fearing for your life, thats really underrated!

BA is a really nice city and a must for anyone in Argentina. It is a beautiful place with great history, a great culture and just a good felling in general. We loved it but glad to be out of there and back on the gringo trail north to Iguazu.

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