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Yet_land_bg A Yale Week in Buenos Aires

Dates: March 11 - March 19, 2014

Total Duration: 9 days

Cost: $4,595

Deposit (per participant): $1,000

Activity level: Moderately Active

Faculty:
Moira Fradinger
Comparative Literature

Tour Operator: AHI Travel

Region: Central And South America

Overview


A sprawling metropolis in perpetual motion, where the atmospheres are savored as eagerly as the sites, Buenos Aires pulsates with a passionate Latin spirit and a creative energy that promises an unrivaled South American experience. Explore the city's multifarious neighborhoods, from quiet La Boca to the fashionable Palermo district. Visit La Recoleta, the famous cemetery that contains the tomb of Eva Perón, and enjoy a special backstage visit to the Teatro Colón, an opera house whose impressive repertoire of performers includes Caruso, Stravinsky and Pavarotti. Savor lunch at the famous Café Tortoni, and enjoy preferred seating for a thrilling performance at the renowned Esquina Carlos Gardel dining and tango venue. Experience local culture and shop for antiques at the lively San Telmo Market, and travel to Uruguay's historic Colonia del Sacramento, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Visit a working estancia and learn about the gauchos, Argentine cowboys, who are symbols of Argentine nationalism. There is an active Yale Club in Buenos Aires that will welcome you to their hometown.
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Moira Fradinger

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Moira has a wide range of research interests: South American, Caribbean and European fiction, film and intellectual history; Ancient Greek... more>>
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