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around the Plaza de Mayo

the Casa Rosada (Pink House)...
the Casa Rosada (Pink House)...
...where la Presidenta works during the week
...where la Presidenta works during the week
in the hall of Latin American heros, with paintings of historical icons
in the hall of Latin American heros, with paintings of historical icons
like San Martin, Argentina's liberator and national symbol
like San Martin, Argentina's liberator and national symbol
and a couple of other Argentine icons
and a couple of other Argentine icons
heading upstairs...
heading upstairs...
to a room commemorating Argentine women, including Eva Peron
to a room commemorating Argentine women, including Eva Peron
and artist Lola Mora
and artist Lola Mora
above the inner courtyard
above the inner courtyard
in the state offices of the President
in the state offices of the President
la Presidenta's ceremonial office and desk
la Presidenta's ceremonial office and desk
(where some of the real work gets done)
(where some of the real work gets done)
this elevator was not on the tour
this elevator was not on the tour
in the reception hall, with busts of Argentine presidents
in the reception hall, with busts of Argentine presidents
recognize him?
recognize him?
from the front balcony, looking across the Plaza de Mayo
from the front balcony, looking across the Plaza de Mayo
the Cabildo, seen from the Casa Rosada
the Cabildo, seen from the Casa Rosada
heading around the Plaza to the Metropolitan Cathedral...
heading around the Plaza to the Metropolitan Cathedral...
... which includes the tomb of San Martin
... which includes the tomb of San Martin
and other statesmen
and other statesmen
continuing to el Cabildo, a governmental building from colonial times
continuing to el Cabildo, a governmental building from colonial times
in the rear garden of el Cabildo
in the rear garden of el Cabildo
a view from the Cabildo balcony across the Plaza de Mayo
a view from the Cabildo balcony across the Plaza de Mayo
in the Manzana de las Luces, a block-sized complex of early government buildings
in the Manzana de las Luces, a block-sized complex of early government buildings
some are now ruins, but the outlines of structures are still visible
some are now ruins, but the outlines of structures are still visible
down in the tunnels under the streets
down in the tunnels under the streets
OK, maybe that's far enough!
OK, maybe that's far enough!