Carved Figures in La Boca, Buenos Aires, MG_0081

Figure of Santos Vega, perhaps a troubadour carved on a wall in La Boca, seen by million tourists strolling through Caminito street.

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A colorful carved figure of the famous painter who encouraged the neighbors to paint the dwellings in bold, bright colors.

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A reminder from the Mother of the children iconic scarf painted on a wall in La Boca.

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Tango Dancers of La Boca, Buenos Aires MG_0050

I would be remiss if I don’t place a word about Tango, which plays such a big role in Argntina.

Open-air tango dancers that entertain patrons at the outdoor cafes.  Known as the birthplace of the tango, this one-time shipyard has a famous walkway, the Caminito, where tango dancers perform and artists exhibit their work.

Anxiously waiting for his partner, while below a quick lesson of tango to an interested tourist.

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This guy learning the trade.

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Houses of La Boca Neighborhood, Buenos Aires, MG_0085

When in Argentina, it is a must to stroll through the colorful La Boca neighborhood, a working class barrio, and the old quarter of San Telmo and Caminito, and view a mix of colonial style homes, narrow lanes, artists’ lofts and trendy cafes.

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A colourful building in the iconic neighbourhood of La Boca in Buenos Aires.

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