Buenos Aires Playa

15 Jan

With temperatures reaching 97 degrees, where can locals go to escape the city heat? Despite a common misconception, BA is not on the ocean. Instead, it shares a cost line with the pollution-filled, sparkling doodie brown, Rio de la Plata.

The government created a place where porteños can pretend to relax at the beach, an artificial beach. Buenos Aires Playa (Buenos Aires Beach), is filled with an awkwardly placed strip of sand, lawn chairs, and a view of the dirty river.. seems like the perfect weekend, right?

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  1. Chau Verano, Te Mando Un Beso « ¿Qué Sé Yo, Argentina? - April 8, 2011

    […] volleyball, outdoor showers – you know, everything important minus the actual ocean. Visit Buenos Aires Playa, Peru Beach or even a plaza in your barrio and it’s almost like the real […]

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