Category Archives: Buenos Aires

Who let the dogs out?

I’ve seen a few of these dog-walker guys.  Or maybe its the same guy?  Anyway, I find it entertaining, he has at least 12 dogs! However, what is not entertaining is that I saw too of these dogs do “number … Continue reading

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The call of the city

OK! Enough already! I had steak for dinner last night at a place called “Lo de Jesus” in Palermo Soho, close to where I am staying. Two gorgeous, thick, succulent pieces of ‘lomo’ (i.e. filet mignon) with a mushroom and … Continue reading

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Diccionario!

My goodness!  Who would think that finding a Spanish/English dictionary in Buenos Aires could be so difficult!  I finally found one, and here is the Pablo, at the front desk, on the phone to different bookstores asking if they carried … Continue reading

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Bistecca

“Bistecca” means “steak” in Italian and I am not sure if it translates exactly into Spanish as I don’t have a dictionary (!). I am wondering how many days it takes until you don’t notice the smell any more.  It … Continue reading

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Maté

I had my first “maté” this morning at breakfast.  It is a traditional drink, similar to tea, served in Argentina and several adjacent countries. You start with a small gourd (this is the maté) which contains a silver straw (a … Continue reading

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Topsy Turvy

I suppose since I am now on the other end of the earth it shouldn’t come as a surprise that today was one of the most confusing days I can ever recall and I certainly do feel like I am … Continue reading

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Let’s do the time warp

Over the the last few days I have been on a crazy roller coaster of feeling very energized and then very tired!  Normally time differences aren’t such a big issue for me, but hey, I’m not getting any younger, and … Continue reading

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