Saturday, February 28, 2009

Sunset on "El Obelisco"

El Obelisco the center of the "Plaza de la República" (Republic Square) at the intersection of "Avenida Corrientes" and "Avenida 9 Julio", the world's biggest avenue, in Buenos Aires at sunset
The picture was taken while the sun was setting on "El Obelisco" after a beautiful summer day. The monument is located at the center of the "Plaza de la República" (Republic Square) where Avenida Corrientes meets the world's biggest Avenue, Avenida 9 de Julio.

Friday, February 27, 2009

Corner Shop in San Telmo

Motorbike is passing by one of these lovely, oldfashioned supermarkets near Parque Lezama in the San Telmo neighborhood in Buenos Aires, Argentina
On a hot and sunny afternoon a motorbike is slowly passing by one of these charming, old-fashioned supermarkets at Avenida Brasil and Calle Bolivar in the San Telmo neighborhood. The bohemian Barrio of San Pedro Telmo is one of most popular tourist areas in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

Thursday, February 26, 2009

Antique Shop in San Pedro Telmo

Shop display of a representative antique shop located in the "Galeria Mercado de San Telmo", Buenos Aires
San Telmo is famous for its ample antique shops. This is one of the lovely shops in the "Galería Mercado de San Telmo", an ancient market hall. The market is located in Calle Defensa and worth visiting.

Wednesday, February 25, 2009

"Eclecticism" - Typical Architecture in San Telmo

Example of Italian Eclecticism a typical Architecture Style of the San Telmo Neighborhood Seen at the Corner of Defensa and Independencia Avenue in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Eclecticism is a selection of elements from diverse styles of architecture for decorative designs. It can often be found in Buenos Aires. These houses are at the intersection of Avenida Independencia and Defensa road. Both are typical examples of Italian Eclecticism.