Category Archives: Argentina

the meaning of maximum capacity

I’ve spent the past few days chilling out in Cordoba, a big student town…in fact I accidentally gate-crashed a graduation ceremony yesterday morning which was quite interesting. It was a nice return to civilisation, lots of people in the hostel, … Continue reading

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valle de la luna

Three bus rides and eighteen hours later I manage to arrive in San Agustin del Valle Fertil, a tiny no-man town in the San Juan district. I was tired, I was dirty and I’m pretty certain I had badger breath … Continue reading

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my geology field trip

Under the recommendations of the Footprint guide book and my friend Nero from Buenos Aires I decided that I’d done a little too much partying and drinking in Mendoza and set out south to a tiny town called Marlague to … Continue reading

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above the clouds

I decided to head away from the lush vineyards and avenues of Mendoza in favour of some more challenging and rugged landscapes. So on Wednesday morning Saskia and I found ourselves at a small mountain refugio tucked into the base … Continue reading

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bodegas and bicycles

Imagine, it is three o clock in the afternoon, it`s pleasantly warm with a blue sky dotted with streaks of white clouds and a cool breeze blowing. You are sitting on a small terrace drinking a large of glass of … Continue reading

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spoons and the seven lakes

There were lakes which were stunningly beautiful, then there was food, there was a drinking game called spoons, there was beer, there was dancing, there was Elvis and Shakira and at some point around 6am there were empanadas. Now there … Continue reading

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never go walking with Israelis…

Although I’ve loved living in the city for the past month it’s wonderful to be in the countryside again. The bus ride down to Bariloche went surprising quickly. I say bus, it’s more like travelling business class on an aeroplane. … Continue reading

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hable espangol por favor!

Estoy muy triste, hoy es mi ultimo dia en la escuela. Vi una pelicula esta tarde que era bastante triste y muy politica pero no me gusto mucho. Es dificil creer que estuve aca en Buenos Aires por casi cuatro semanas. Voy a … Continue reading

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boca juniors vs racing

A whippet daemon, I ask you? I just tried out the new website for the Phillip Pulman film and you answer several questions to determine what kind of animal your daemon is. Now I’m not saying I was holding out … Continue reading

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all night long

  Well it took three weeks but I finally managed to aquire a hangover in Buenos Aires! This has definitely been the best week here so far though. Thursday night was a really nice chilled out affair, four of us … Continue reading

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