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    Cash And Climbing...

    Hi All, Used to live in BsAs 2009 - 2012 and back to visit in a couple of weeks. Guess a lot has changed so have a few questions.. - What's the deal with money these days? ATMs working or $$$ down the cueva still the best way to go? - Any good rock climbing / bouldering gyms around barrio norte...
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    Caving On A Sunday In Palermo / Belgrano...

    Afternoon! Me and my friend 'Benjamin' need to find a good reliable cave open on a Sunday in Palermo / Belgrano ;) Feel free to point me in the direction of any previous posts or send me a PM. Sauldos! D.
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    Taxi From Ezeiza With Usd?

    Hi All, Quick question - do taxi drivers accept USD nowadays in Bs As and if so, at what kind of rate? Also how much is the standard ride from Ezeiza now? Thanks in advance for any help! D.
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    For sale - Hand Blender & Ladies Bag by Puro

    Deal all, Can I interest you in the following..... Ladies Handbag by Puro – Brand new. Medium to large sized ladies bag from Puro, a boutique selling bags and shoes in Palermo known for their distinctive designs – see http://www.zapatillaspuro.com.ar/ This brand is popular with designers and...
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    Landlady & Deposit...potential problems..

    Hi All, So familiar story....we are due to move out of our temp rent in a few days and already the landlady is starting to make worrying sounds about our substantial deposit. She sent a text today saying that "it is usual to give the deposit back some days later so I can check everything is...
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    For sale - 'playera' bike - perfect for bs as!

    I need to sell my trusty stead as I am leaving Argentina. It is a typical 'playera' bicycle with 26 inch wheels and is dark green. I purchased it new in May 2011. It has no brakes (backpeddle to stop) and is single speed (not many hills here). It does have pedals, a comfy seat, handlebars and...
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    Residency through marriage WITHOUT valid tourist visa

    Since getting married I let my tourist visa expire but have finally collected all the papers together and am ready to apply for my residency and DNI. Has anybody had experience of getting this without the tourist visa? I was thinking it could be worth a shot to save a trip to Uruguay but maybe...
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    Documents for residency - best before date?!

    Another dull residency papers question I'm afraid but would be grateful if anyone has been in a similar situation and can help out... Basically I am going to be submitting papers for residency shortly and as I was planning on doing this last year, I have my UK birth certificate and criminal...
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    Flight/residence question!

    I am planning on flying to Salta the day after we have our civil wedding and am wondering whether this would qualify me for resident rates on the flights (1000 peso return instead of 2000!) The LAN website has the following statement: IMPORTANT: These fares are only available to RESIDENTS of...
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    HELP! Catering recommendations!

    Hi Guys, We are having our civil wedding at the end of the month and are planning on having a small celebration/lunch afterwards during the afternoon for about 40 people. We have found a place we may hire but it requires bringing in external caterers. Has anybody done this and got...
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    English teaching advice - how to find students

    Hi all, I have read a few posts before on here by English teachers past and present and was wondering is anybody could give me advice on the best way to go about finding private English students. My girlfriend is Portena and a qualified English teacher and teaches at a school and an institue...
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    Spanish tutors...

    Firstly - apologies for the unoriginal topic (please feel free to point me to earlier threads if applicable) I have been here a few months and took a few classes at an institute which were very good, especially for grammar, yet a bit pricey. I'm now looking for a private tutor for regular...
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    Where to buy maps of Patagonia...

    Hi guys, I'm off to Patagonia later this week and went into town today to try and buy a map of Torres del Paine as I am doing the W-trek. So I headed to the area around Parana y Tucuman which seems to have lots of camping shops and asked in a couple but no joy. One guy did mention something...
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    High tea at Alvear Palace

    Does anyone know approx. how much this costs? I'm thinking of taking the girlfriend for a treat...I'm guessing its not cheap but have heard its a pretty good. Many thanks, Ed
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