When you realize that the exhaust fumes in Buenos Aires are making your boogers black, it's time to escape to Tigre.
For about 60 cents and a 45-minute train ride, we were transported to a tranquil river delta named for the jaguars that used to prowl the river banks (!!!). My friend Sam was in town, and he's a big deal, so we splurged and headed to an "eco-spa." I'll be eating ramen for the rest of my time here, but it was definitely worth it. Here's Sammy riding the water taxi to our oasis:
After a 20-minute jaunt, we arrived at our splendid hotel. These pics speak for themselves (it was kind of like a Zen polygamist compound):
Map of the compound: