Buenos Aires – Unusual Stuff

As with any foreign country there are sights and traditions that seem unusual to us. These are just a few random things that caught my eye.

There were many cases where the streets or sidewalk were being repaired.  There was an election in the near future.  Apparantly projects like these will come to a halt very soon after the election!

There were many cases where the streets or sidewalk were being repaired. There was an election in the near future. Apparantly projects like these will come to a halt very soon after the election!

The Argentinians are very sensitive about the cold weather (40-50 degrees).  They even have special covers on the motorcycle handlebars to protect their hands (which also have gloves)

The Argentinians are very sensitive about the cold weather (40-50 degrees). They even have special covers on the motorcycle handlebars to protect their hands (which also have gloves)

The very latest in portable computing.

The very latest in portable computing.

2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 002 Rotated

2009 06 23 Buenos Aires 003 Rotated

Most of the street signs are sponsored.  Claro is a local mobile phone service provider.

Most of the street signs are sponsored. Claro is a local mobile phone service provider.

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2009 06 24 Buenos Aires Andres 003

All of the streets show signs of the old cobble stones.

All of the streets show signs of the old cobble stones.

The bus lines and individual buses are all unique.  This bus had been highly decorated by its driver.

The bus lines and individual buses are all unique. This bus had been highly decorated by its driver.

The keys to our appartment.  Not exactly a Masterlock.

The keys to our appartment. Not exactly a Masterlock.

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