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Descripción de editorial
Begin your tango journey to Buenos Aires! Experience the tango dance halls (milongas), the dinner shows, tango bars, and restaurants that feature tango. Learn where the icons of tango are immortalized. Know where to dance and what is expected of the visitor who traverses the culture of tango. The author, a single woman traveling alone, visited Buenos Aries many times over many years. Recently, she lived there for a year, keeping a journal of her odyssey. She interviewed and taped milongueros to discover secrets of the dance and traditions that shaped their attitudes and behavior.
Tango Lovers Guide to Buenos Aires is the authors memoir as well as a guide for tango aficionados who want to see, feel, and hear tango at every turn and on every corner. Whether you are on a mission to dance until it hurts, or you simply want to immerse yourself in the music and history of tango 24/7; this book shows you how to:
Visit tango hotspots online
Hit the ground dancing in 24 hours
Know what to expect at the milongas
Explore the barrios that give tango life
Learn Spanish words and phrases to negotiate the world of tango
The website for this book is: www.tangoloversguide.com. It allows readers to stay abreast of changes within the tango world of BsAs. It also lists by month and date special tango events at the different clubs, cafes, bars, cultural centers, theaters, museums, and milongas.