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21/12/2017 Tango, San Telmo, La Boca, Caminito

10:40am, trying to get a taxi using BA Taxi app and no luck. It took me 15 minutes until I found one. Streets very busy, full of cars, traffic jams... We got to San Telmo 15 minutes later. Paid 200 pesos for taxi and went to our tango lesson. Gerry and Lucia were excellent, we really enjoyed the lesson with them and they spoke perfectly English. The lesson cost 700 pesos and it was good fun. 

Then we walked to see some live tango performance to Plaza Dorrego, around 1pm and then had lunch in Pasaje Solar. Looked like French food type restaurant, but we were hungry, so stayed in. Decent lunch, paid 440 pesos for both of us, including two small beers, coffee and desert. 

The next plan was to get to Caminito and google maps showed me where to take a bus number 33 apparently going there. First local public bus we were taking. Didn’t know how we find out where to get off and by mistake we crossed the bridge to La Boca and rather got off the first stop after the bridge. Quite worries on an empty street in this area. But someone from the bus helped us to find another bus back to city. As the streets are often one way, we wouldn’t know where to find one. And without any Spanish, we felt really lost. The guy waited with us until another bus came by and we got off back where started. Then we decided to walk to Caminito. Asking guarding policeman’s twice on the way there. 


In Caminito, we spent about an hour. Not much to see, painted houses, few restaurants. And then we took a taxi back to our place. Paid 280 pesos. And it took ages. Pre-Christmas traffic was insane. 

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