Big city life is great. There’s never a lack of cultural activities to sink my teeth into. I could have plans every night of the week, spend every weekend exploring, and still have things left to find, experience, see, and do. But sometimes city life can be exhausting. Some days I long for the outdoors, a respite from the hustle and bustle, an escape from the concrete jungle. The great thing about Buenos Aires is there are a multitude of day trips to be taken, or longer journeys to beautiful natural landscapes where you can bask in the glory of the great outdoors.
But for me, I don’t often have the time or money to plan a longer voyage and at times I don’t have the energy to navigate my way to the closer destinations. [Call me lazy if you will] For these reasons I am happy to have discovered the magic that is the Reserva Ecológica Constanera Sur,
Located on the river on the south side of the city and occupying 353 hectares of green protected land, it’s hard to believe you’re still within the city limits. Though I could see the towering buildings of Puerto Madero looming in the distance, my search for respite and nature had been realized.
Take a book. Take your friends. Pack a picnic. Drink some mate. Climb a tree. Dip your feet in the water. Watch the animals. Smell the flowers. Bask in the goodness of the outdoors. The day is yours.
The reserve is huge and there is much to explore. If you like to travel on two wheels, rent a bike and