Last week I packed up my camera and tripod and headed to Buenos Aires, my last stop before returning Stateside. What a fun three days!
The weather was fresh and sunny, and I behaved like a proper bad tourist – I eschewed the traditional sights in exchange for a stroll and great conversation with a dear friend through the city’s yarn district and antique fair.
If you do go to the Buenos Aires yarn district, Milana hilados has Malabrigo and Manos yarns for half the price that they are in the US – that’s right, Malabrigo Rasta for $10 a skein! Drool.
With a lot of yarn to show off, some stores came up with creative ways to display it.
One yarn store, Moussa, caught my attention for being completely staffed by men- what a great idea!
It’s definitely not something you see every day…
We also went to an antique fair in a beautiful old part of Buenos Aires, where I fell in love with everything tiny and delicate.
The fair was jam-packed, with tourists, girls selling empanadas, musicians, couples dancing the tango on just-big-enough squares of linoleum.
Everything was set to the tune of a street accordion.
I also grabbed this short video of a street accordion player amid the general hubbub.
Okay, that’s it for traveling posts…
I’ll also be teaching classes at Stix Yarn, so if you’re in the area, call them at (406) 556-5786 and sign up.
Read More of My Journey Through Argentina:
- From The Beginning: My First Adventures In Argentina
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