We enjoyed two great sea days and Jim continued to get better. March 4 is always a special “anniversary” for us, as it marks the day we began seeing each other. We were joking with Barb and Ed about our anniversary, and lo and behold, a lovely flower arrangement appeared from them.
Our group with Marcelo…we had an amazing full day tour.
We stopped at this restaurant for a “snack” and a drink. It was supposed to be a quick stop, but it turned into 90 minutes which was fine with us. Argentinians are known for their long meals. They can spend an hour with a small cup of coffee, and do not have takeaway coffee as it just isn’t part of their culture.
This headstone outside the mausoleum was for a cherished servant. Although they couldn’t be buried inside with the family, they were obviously highly thought of.
This lady’s husband posted a notice in the paper saying he would no longer be responsible for her debts. She was so humiliated that when she died after he did, she asked to have her statue facing away from him. He is in a chair and resting, but she is still not at rest. Notice the bags under the eyes…you would usually be portrayed in a favourable way, but it appears that he still got the best of her.
second most beautiful bookstore in the world?” Sure, why not?! El Ateneo used to be an opera house.