Tag Archives: Buenos Aires

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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Buenos Aires!

Well, that was an interesting overnight trip to B.A! Firstly, for the last few days I have been trying to book a room at the hotel I am staying at but kept getting error messages. My last attempt was literally … Continue reading

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