They say that it is the people that make the place. So as I say my goodbye to Buenos Aires, as much as the city is a incredibly vibrant, alive, and beautiful, it is people that came into my life that that have really touched and changed me. So it is to the people who … Continue reading To make an end is to make a beginning
One of my first days in Buenos Aires I happened to notice way down in the subway tunnels a tile image of the Virgin of Lujan, the patron saint of Argentina, and I thought how odd it was that someone should have thought to put it there. And in the days since then, I have been … Continue reading Subway Religion
One of the things I have come to really love about Buenos Aires is the proliferation of fantastic bakeries all over the city. And so it was sort of pathetic that it took me over 5 months to realize that there was one just one block away from me, but, then i more than made … Continue reading Caritas Dulces
So, i didnt spent all my time sitting under that miserable immigration poster, throwing it my face – in both english and spanish – all the proper documentation i didnt have. La Paz was quite beautiful, huge city meets traditional andean cultures. Here are a few images from my time. Continue reading when i was finally allowed into Bolivia …
For my birthday, I had the fantastic opportunity to visit La Paz, Bolivia, on the cheap. Getting there turned out to be the biggest adventure of the trip. To start with, i flew boa airlines, which is operated by the Bolivian government. I began to question the legitimacy of the airline, when i found out they did not even have … Continue reading Why you should always dress-up when traveling
So one of the things that is very much part of Argentine folklore is the image of the ‘gaucho,’ sort of like cowboys in the US. They were mixed blood, Spanish and indigenous people, living out on the expansive plains of the Pampa herding sheep a and cattle. So when the opportunity came up to go to … Continue reading A real Gaucho rodeo!