Since always, and especially since October 17th, 1945, the Plaza de Mayo has been the scene of the most important political and historical events in our country, and it’s our first stop in our BA South bike tour.
There is the Casa Rosada and there is also the “Piramide de Mayo” around which, since 1977, the “Ronda de las Madres” takes place every Thursday.
But there is a building witness to one of the most terrible events in our history, the bombing the naval aviation carried out on June 16th, 1955, that left a very high number of dead civilians. It’s the Ministry of Economy, on Hipolito Yrigoyen Street, its facade exhibits, even today, the “scars” of the shrapnel.
The “crack” that is said to separate the Argentines has a mute and imperturbable testimony on that front …