After having translated El Bazar de los Abrazos by Sonia Abadi and Secretosde una Milonguera by Graciela H. López into Swedish Margareta Westergard decided to write a book herself about tango life in Buenos Aires, Tango iBuenos Aires - koder och passion (English: Tango in Buenos Aires - codesand passion. The book was published in
A number of phenomenons in themilongas are desribed, often illustrated by Margareta's own experiences,excerpts from her diaries from regular visits in BsAs 2000/2008
In July 2000 she visited BsAs for the first time. She stayed in Casa de Maria Tango during her first seven visits. She writes in herbook: It turned out to be a perfect place to stay for someone who goes to B.A.for the first time. Every morning there was a
plan made up for all about practicas, milongas and other places worth visiting during the day. Maria herself accompanied her friends to the milongas.
Margareta is a sociologist. Since August 2003 she teaches tango inSimrishamn in the south of
Margareta can be contacted on firstname.lastname@example.org. Her homepage: www.tangomar.se