Buenos Aires History Tour - The Land of Promise
New World Struggles and Creativity
This is a moderate walk, and, depending on the expert, more geography can be covered. We can tailor the experience if you have mobility issues to reduce walking distance.
Does this tour cover tango history?
This tour might mention tango in relation to the conventillos; however, if you're interested in an in-depth tour on tango culture and history, we recommend taking our Buenos Aires Tango Tour la Boca and Beyond.
Salomé was born in Mendoza, Argentina, and moved to Buenos Aires at the age of eighteen to become a professional actress and English translator. She later studied and worked in California, Madrid, and London, where she also taught Spanish, but ultimately moved back to Buenos Aires to develop her acting career in theater, TV, and film. Besides languages and acting, she also has a passion for Argentine social culture, such as the art of dining and Tango. Salome loves helping visitors learn about her adopted city's culture and its diversity, in addition to showing them an insider's view of its cafés, restaurants, theaters, and Tango bars.
Natalia is an actress, translator, and language teacher. Working as an English and Spanish-as-a-second-language instructor at several universities, study-abroad programs, and in-company courses, she specializes in alternative techniques and has become an entrepreneur in the field, creating <a href="https://www.facebook.com/clubestomato">Tomato Spirit English Clubs</a>, an acting and language school. In addition, Natalia has worked as an actress, producer, and director in Argentina, Bolivia, Germany, and Spain. At present, she is working on the last stage production of her play “To Be or Not To Be... from the South.”
A Buenos Aires native, Santiago studied architecture at the Universidad Nacional de Buenos Aires, where he also taught for six years. His passion for drawing lead him first to became a comic strip artist and later a street artist. He has painted walls all over South America, Mexico and also in Europe. His “signature” is a flying pig, which can be found all over Buenos Aires. He grew fond of these friendly animals while working on his family´s farm, which is located 200 km away from the city, in what used to be a small Irish colony known locally as Arroyo de Luna. This variety of activities give him a unique perspective on the city and its history that he looks forward to sharing with visitors on Context tours.
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