Posts tagged "Evita"

The Recoleta Cemetery in Buenos Aires is a place of contrasts

I visited the Recoleta Cemetery to see Eva Peron‘s grave. She is buried in a family plot marked by a simple plaque. (You can read more about Evita in another blog post I wrote.) But her grave marker in a black granite vault marked Duarte for her family actually was the least interesting of the... Read more »

Do Evita Peron and Michelle Obama share anything in common?

Eva Peron, also known as “Evita,” was Argentina’s most famous First Lady and one of the best known in history. This week while in Buenos Aires I visited her grave in the Recoleta Cemetery and also the Evita Museum located in an old building that her foundation once used as a women’s shelter. As I... Read more »