Recent content by ChrisR

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    El Alamo

    Will reopen tonight at 6pm.
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    Meeting Porte

    Well, if you want to kill 2 birds with 1 stone, go the the Alamo on Uruguay. It's considered the expat bar, but it's also full of locals.
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    Does anyone want to join me for brunch on Sunday?

    Here's some review about the place. http://www.guiaoleo.com.ar/detail.php?ID=7
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    tourist visa renewal

    If you overstayed your visa, the only thing u can do is to leave the country and come back. The fine is $50 pesos period, unless it's changed recently, and yes you can go to Uruguay and come back.
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    Buying Leather

    I know that you can buy leather anywhere in the city, but I want to know if anyone knows where to get quality leather that is inexpensive or possibly from the factory. Any help is appreciated. Chris
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    Festival de la Cerveza

    All I know is that it´s on huergo 131 in Las Cañitas, and it started Thurs and ends Sun.
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    Extending your stay in Argentina

    Besides going to Colonia, where can I go to extend my stay for another 90 days. Someone told me about an immigration office in Puerto Madero, and that it costs about 100 pesos. Anyone know where?
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    Festival de la Cerveza

    I´ve seen the signs for this all over the place. Is this a drunk fest, or do they have other things to do at the festival as well? Plus, which day is the best to go?
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    Chiropractor?

    My dad is coming to town and he gets his back thrown out every now and then, so he might need to see one. Anyone know a good one and how much it costs?
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    Super Bowl XLI

    Go to "El Alamo", it´s located on Uruguay and Arenales, one block down from Santa Fe. It´s an expat bar that shows all US sports. I think they´re charging like 30 pesos for entrance though. You can go there beforehand and ask all the specifics, the bartenders are expats.
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    African-American life in BA

    Damn Igor that video is sad. ericdharma, alyb23 Obvisouly you´ve seen things that some of us haven't, and I'm sorry to hear that, but this is something that is not confined to just Argentina, it happens in many countries. I´m not African American nor am I Caucasian, but I've seen some...
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    The big cliche, I'm new in town too

    I got into town a few weeks ago and I don't really know to many people here. I'm originally from Los Angeles. I say a bunch of us should get together and have some drinks at local pub, like the Shamrock or something. For all the newcomers like myself and even the people that have been here a...
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