His body was carried to Huacalera, a settlement in the Humahuaca Ravine, in order to avoid the federal troops.
A bracelet of Indian inspiration, with several different stones, costs 120.
One feels it's for Bohemians, playboys, heiresses, adventurers, or for those who like to shopCalle Florida, a pedestrian street lined with stores, begins at the hotel's doorstep.At that very spot, on October 9, 1841, 44-year-old General Juan Galo Lavalle passed away after being defeated by the federales in the battle of Famaillá.Cabs have a meter over the windshield.The following Fine Hotels Resorts appear in this area: Park Hyatt Buenos Aires, alvear Palace Hotel, the Marriott Plaza Hotel.Orientation, when To Go, buenos Aires has a subtropical climate; the best season is autumn (late March, April, May).The collections are particularly strong in three areas: old masters, especially the Italian Renaissance and the Dutch School; the French 19th century, including large Rodin carved pieces; and, naturally, Argentine painting, from the handsome academic realism of the last century to contemporary works of art.
Calle Vieytes and Calle Osvaldo Cruz (in Barracas, near La Boca; ask your concierge for directions on how to get there 303-0231/2/3.
Naón Cía, Hotel De Ventas This auction house, located in a lovely townhouse in Recoleta, organizes estate sales of very beautiful thingsantique furniture, glassware, porcelain, paintings, silver, objets d'artabout once a month.
Downtowngovernment and commercial buildings, the main shopping streets, and some major hotelsstretches from the river, east of Avenida 9 de Julio, to Avenida Callao, on its west.Note that traffic is ferocious, and many taxi drivers are overly aggressive, so pick your cabs with care.About This Guide Prices.S.De Alvear 640 and 658, Plaza San Martín; 311-3044.Eguiguren This shop, run by the family of the same name, is Buenos Aires' premier retail source of Argentine and Latin American colonial and 19th-century art and antiques.Cabana Las Lilas, this place is one of many restaurants in Puerto Maderoa spiffy, newly redeveloped stretch of quayside real estate.Calle Suipacha 1175; 393-6010; putitas tlane fax 393-6682.About a third of Buenos Aires' inhabitants have Italian last names, and La Boca is the most distinctively Italian of all the capital's districts.Must be booked through PTS to obtain benefit.And like many tourist traps, it's a must.For the truly tango-enfevered, there is the Academia Nacional del Tango, Avenida de Mayo 833 (next to the Gran Café Tortoni 345-6968.