Word of the Week: CACHAVACHA vs. CACHIVACHE

CACHAVACHA vs. CACHIVACHE

Cachavacha is a typical Rio de la Plata slang word meaning witch (see also, bruja).

This word is very popular in describing old ladies, in a friendly, …
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arteBA 2010

arteBA, Buenos Aires’ biggest international art fair, opened Thursday night with a free bash. Chandon champagne flowed freely while show girls (and guys) wandered around the huge La Rural convention …
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BA Photo of the Week: Gauchito Gil

For some reason, I’ve never taken a photo of this, one of Grolou’s best pieces in San Telmo. Luckily someone else took a nice one.

Grolou …
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Gallery Roundup

Despite the primacy of the World Cup at the moment, the arts season has begun here in San Telmo with several galleries having opened significant exhibitions. Later on in the …
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Word of the Week: Adornar

ADORNAR

Literally adornar means to make something look nicer, to improve something by making it more beautiful. But, in typical Argentine style, in common parlance, otherwise known as slang, it …
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Saturday Night in Art Factory: AL VER VERÁS

Free films and presentation at Art Factory Hostel tonight in the rooftop bar.

In other news, Argentina won against Nigeria, 1-0.

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AF Feedback: Doug from USA

What were the best things about staying in Art Factory Hostel?

Asado!
Art work
Big, clean room

Would you stay with us again?

Yes!

BsAs Top 5 from José

What were the top five things you enjoyed in Buenos Aires?

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AF Feedback: José from Spain

What were the best things about staying in Art Factory Hostel?

The kindness and hosting abilities of the staff
Clean and tidy hoste
Great showers. Meaning: HOT water.
The bar


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BsAs Top 5: Doug M. From the U.S.

What were the top five things you enjoyed in Buenos Aires?

Simon Seeks recommends Art Factory

Check out what Simon Seeks has to say about us: http://www.simonseeks.com/travel-guides/last-tango-buenos-aires__111337

BsAs Top 5: Lucy from New Zealand

What were the TOP FIVE things you enjoyed in Buenos Aires?

La Cabrera

La Catedral

milonga!

La Bomba de Tiempo

Mataderos market

San Telmo Street Market

 
 

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