Antarctica Adventure - 2002

surrounding the marchers and stationed all over the big plaza and at all the government building surrounding it.

C ASA R OSADA Eva Peron’s old home, the Casa Rosada, was tawdry in all its partial coats of different hues of pink paint. Apparently, each new president gets to put a fresh coat on the building, but because the presidents haven’t stayed in office long enough to get the paint job completed, the next guy decides on a different shade and starts a new one. So it’s now decorated in about 6 distinct tints of pink. Because of the “manifestation”, we could not get near the Cabildo, the old government house, or the Cathedral.

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