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Ice, Ice, Baby...Patagonia Part 4
Only two and a half months late, I bring you Patagonia part 4. Probably the most visually stunning day of the trip, though El Chalten/the ranch of dreams still has my heart. We spent the last two days of our trip in El Calafate, a touristy town that seemed ginormous compared to El Chalten and serves as the base for glacier excursions. After horseback riding, our backs/knees/entire bodies were...
Why do I continue to torture myself by looking at Facebook photos of slip’n’slides, picnics on the Mall, backyard garden parties, and sticky popsicles? Summer in the U.S.A. is pure magic. Meanwhile, winter will officially arrive in Argentina in one week. So far I’ve been in denial and refused to buy a coat, much to the chagrin of my friends. My cardigan has served me well, but I...
In the spirit of the World Cup, here is a medley of soccer cheers from the Argentina/Canada friendly game I went to a few weeks ago (Argentine fans in blue and white). Vamossss.
Random Musings on Spanish
My Spanish is improving slowly but surely. I won’t be fluent by the end of July, but I can understand the majority of what I hear and read. That being said, here are some Spanish phrases that make me happy: -the verb for “to layer” is “hacerte cebolla” which literally means to make yourself like an onion -“mataburros” is a slang term for dictionary that...