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Old August 27th, 2011, 08:16 PM   #41
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nice pics - nice city. it looks indeed very clean and green. Like some european cities.
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Old August 28th, 2011, 02:38 AM   #42
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the only ugly thing is the purple water in that fountain, the rest looks pretty cool!!!

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It was an special date... The day against the women breast tumor (Scuse me, I do not know how to say it! ) The colour of this fight is pink- purple...

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Old August 28th, 2011, 02:46 AM   #43
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More streets...















BUENOS AIRES-------------GOOD FLOWERS








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We were walking a lot!!! Now, let's have a coffee... a cafè porteño!




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Old August 28th, 2011, 11:51 AM   #44
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Great photo of the flowers and skyscrapers in Puerto Madero. And to think what that area looked like 20 years ago when I visited the city.
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Old August 28th, 2011, 01:12 PM   #45
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The city looks very European which in my opinion is a good thing
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Old August 29th, 2011, 03:31 PM   #46
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Great photo of the flowers and skyscrapers in Puerto Madero. And to think what that area looked like 20 years ago when I visited the city.
Thanks Geoff and Arrrgh for your kind comments!

Twenty years ago there was nothing there, only grass. This area was part of the port and they decided to create a new neighbourhood. Its name is Puerto Madero.

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These pics have 2 years, approximately... I'll bring recent pics!
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Old August 29th, 2011, 09:30 PM   #47
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very nice pictures. The city looks great.

But why the extremely wide avenues? Do they not have public transit like subways or trolleys? That main avenue is 14 lanes wide!!!!
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Old August 30th, 2011, 03:45 AM   #48
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very nice pictures. The city looks great.

But why the extremely wide avenues? Do they not have public transit like subways or trolleys? That main avenue is 14 lanes wide!!!!
Yes, of course! Buenos Aires has the oldest subway in the Southern hemisphere and one of the oldest in the world (it was built in 1913). It has trams too.


I guess you're speaking about 9 the Julio Avenue. It's very wide (the widest avenue in the world). The avenue's unusual width is because it spans an entire city block, the distance between two streets in the checkerboard pattern used in Buenos Aires. The distance between adjacent streets is roughly 110 meters, greater than the equivalent distance in Manhattan, New York, USA.



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Avenida 9 de Julio is a wide avenue in the city of Buenos Aires. Its name honors Argentina's Independence Day, July 9, 1816.

The avenue runs roughly one kilometer to the west of the Río de la Plata waterfront, from the Retiro district in the north to Constitución station in the south. The avenue has up to seven lanes in each direction and is flanked on either side by streets with an additional four lanes.

Line C of the Buenos Aires Metro runs for a stretch under the avenue. Line A, Line B, Line D, and Line E have stations when their course intersects the avenue. Notably, lines B, C, and D share a station underneath the Obelisk, which is the focal point of the subway system and features a retail concourse which also serves as an underpass. The respective station names are Carlos Pellegrini, Diagonal Norte, and 9 de Julio.

Crossing the avenue at street level often requires a few minutes, as all intersections have traffic lights. Under normal walking speed, it takes pedestrians normally two to three green lights to cross it. Some urban planners have submitted projects to move the central part of the avenue underground, to alleviate the perceived "chasm" between the two sides of the avenue.

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Old August 30th, 2011, 04:42 AM   #49
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Hermosa ciudad, muy buenas fotos
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Old August 30th, 2011, 02:45 PM   #50
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nice photo update
and liking that cluster of highrises.
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Old August 30th, 2011, 04:39 PM   #51
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Thanks, mates!


9 de Julio Avenue and The Obelisco in Plaza de la República, the heart of the City...





















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Old September 1st, 2011, 09:27 AM   #52
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Awesome pics mate

I tried to find a sports forum in the Argentinean forum but to no avail. Maybe you could place this pic in the correct forum ?

Last night it was your country flag's turn to be lit up on Auckland's Sky Tower for the Rugby World Cup 2011 tournament. Enjoy the pic

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Old September 1st, 2011, 09:43 AM   #53
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stunning, Puerto Madero is kindda cool, but i´ll always prefere Recoleta and Palermo neighbourhoods,
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Old September 1st, 2011, 10:21 AM   #54
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Wonderful and very nice photos from Buenos Aires, well done
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Old September 1st, 2011, 02:54 PM   #55
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Awesome pics mate

I tried to find a sports forum in the Argentinean forum but to no avail. Maybe you could place this pic in the correct forum ?

Last night it was your country flag's turn to be lit up on Auckland's Sky Tower for the Rugby World Cup 2011 tournament. Enjoy the pic
Wow! Incredible picture!!! Thanks, my friend!
I'll put it in Argentina forum!


And thanks to Christos and Sur les etoiles!
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Old September 1st, 2011, 10:30 PM   #56
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Wow! Incredible picture!!! Thanks, my friend!
I'll put it in Argentina forum!
You are most welcome mate and thanks for doing that
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Old September 2nd, 2011, 03:08 AM   #57
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You are most welcome mate and thanks for doing that
Hi!!!

Here you can see the post in Argentina Forum

http://www.skyscrapercity.com/showth...y#post83316365
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Old September 2nd, 2011, 03:42 AM   #58
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Old September 2nd, 2011, 04:37 AM   #59
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NICEEE I'LL BE THERE IN 5 DAYS FOR THE WORLD CUP! (mostly in the south island)

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Old September 2nd, 2011, 04:50 AM   #60
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Valisaires, suertudo vos!!!!

Que lo pases bien allì!!!
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