· August, 2005

Stories about Argentina from August, 2005

Argentina: Victoria Ocampo’s House

29 August 2005

Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance takes a look at the modernist architecture of Victoria Ocampo's house in Bueno Aires while GoodAirs looks at the glass-encased summertime home of ex-president Sarmiento.

Argentina: Diego Armando Maradona

26 August 2005

Diego of Altered Argentina makes a clever and witty case for why soccer player Diego Armando Maradona symbolizes all that is Argentine.

Argentina: Yesterday's Storm

24 August 2005

GoodAirs has a hyperlinked post on yesterday's 22 hour strom which flooded Buenos Aires’ streets.

Chile, Argentina: New Characters in URLs

  23 August 2005

Iria Puyosa notes that beginning next Sunday, Chile and Argentina will allow the registration of domains including the characters á, é, í, ó, ú, ü, and ñ. I would assume http://www.méxico.com.mx has already been registered. Un blog con floggera thinks this is a step in the right direction in making...

Argentina: Peace Doves bomb innocent passers-by

18 August 2005

Fernando Cassia writes in both English and Spanish about the dove invasion of one Buenos Aires neighborhood. He warns “that one has to be careful when walking around (or carry an open umbrella).”

Argentina: Buenos Aires Photoblog

15 August 2005

Robert Wright from line of sight, with the help of Marcelo Metayer, has added a photoblog of Buenos Aires to complement his excellent, CC-licensed online walking tour of the city.

Argentina: Recoleta Cemetery

10 August 2005

Just a week after Marisa posted photos from her visit to Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires, Line of Sight announces that he has finished a painstakingly detailed map of the cemetary which he is thinking about selling and giving a percentage to the cash-strapped cemetery.

Argentina: Second Serbian War Criminal Caught

10 August 2005

Expat Argentina comments on yesterday's apprehension of Serbian war criminal, Milan Lukic in Buenos Aires. She believes Argentina is still struggling to shed its image as a haven for war criminals ever since Peron invited German Nazis after World War II.

Argentina: FUERZABRUTA

8 August 2005

Buenos Aires, City of Faded Elegance recommends checking out FUERZABRUTA if you're in the Buenos Aires area.