Sleeping with Evita

And where to find the famous first lady’s frocks

Words: Lee Tulloch, Photography: Tony Amos
Library/Lobby Legado Mitico
Eva Peron room
Museo Evita
Museo Evita
Museo Evita
La Recoleta
La Recoleta
Tree Lined traffic
Palermo Soho
Palermo Soho
Don Julio
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In Buenos Aires for the first time, I find it almost impossible to get the dramatic tunes from the musical ‘Evita’ out of my head. And, oddly enough, although the country has moved on from the dark Peronist days of the 1950s, it seems the soundtrack of the city, apart from the moody, broody tangos you hear played everywhere, often includes Don’t Cry for me Argentina, piped through the sound systems in shopping malls and hotel lobbies.

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