A Finland Swede in Bavaria

Thursday, 6 November 2008

Buenos Aires: La Boca and the colourful houses of Caminito

Founded by Genoese labourers, La Boca is one of the prime tourist attractions for visitors to Buenos Aires. It's famous for its colourful houses, which according to my tourist guide originate from the fact that the workers got paid "in natura", in the form of paint.

The houses are very colourful indeed. Walking around here is a great way to spend quality tourist time in Buenos Aires.


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