La Boca, Buenos Aires: behind the colour, black and white realities…

Another wonderful post about women and their inspiring ways.

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La Boca, Argentina La Boca, Argentina

La Boca is one of Buenos Aires’ key tourist icons; an iconoclastic burst of chaotic colour in an otherwise bland city. Travelling through Latin America we’ve been enthralled by the cities that communicate the potent mix of indigenous, folk, colonial and imported cultures through their buildings and urban landscapes. La Boca is one of those places in BA, though to find its true value you have to explore behind the facades of its ramshackled buildings cobbled together with thrift, ingenuity and hope.

La Caminito, La Boca, Buenos Aires La Caminito, La Boca, Buenos Aires

A key stop on the tourist track, and home to “La Bombonera” – the La Boca Junior football ground, La Boca is home to many of Buenos Aires poorest. As Argentina goes through its current economic crisis, the area is again feeling the impact of poverty and unemployment.

One of the oldest inhabited areas of Buenos Aires, in the…

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4 thoughts on “La Boca, Buenos Aires: behind the colour, black and white realities…

    • That gorgeous talented young lady is my niece I am proud to say. She is deeply committed to the rights and struggles of women. Even as she travels she is seeking out the cause.

      • I am not getting mail updating posts like I used to either. If I get busy doing whatever I do in life I relied on notifications that someone has posted … Will check this out as well.

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