Buenos Aires is where tango originated. The tango scene in Buenos Aires is big and vibrant. On any night, you can choose from a number of tango dance venues. The picture above shows Confiteria Ideal, and tango friends John Hauge and Judy Hall – from our November 2010 group trip.
Tango shoes are typically leather soled. This is what we use and recommend. While many dance halls have wooden floors, some have polished stone, linoleum, or terrazzo. Leather soles provide adequate traction on all these surfaces, and are easier to maintain than suede soles – which tend to pick up and retain more goo and dirt. And, many people go from their hotel/apartment to a cab, to the dance hall, in their dance shoes.