Arriving in Buenos Aires September 15th 2009 After a long time of planning, I finally made it Buenos Aires to begin my trip to Argentina to explore the culinary world down here and the history and culture of a place few Americans know much about. I was so excited landing here, and a little nervous, not knowing quite what to expect. Will the city be like Italy or France, as so many people say? How will my spanish be, since the accent and even ... read more
South America » Argentina » Buenos Aires » Buenos Aires Following independence from Spain in 1816, Argentina experienced periods of internal political conflict between conservatives and liberals and between civilian and military factions. After World War II, a long period of Peronist authoritarian rule an... ... read more
Experiencing new places has and will continue shaped who I am. I love to discover how other people live and incorporate what I can into the amalgamation of cultures I live in. I've moved around quite a bit throughout my life and will probably continue to do so for a while. I'm especially trying to find out about local history and culture through food and drink. Enjoy and learn from my stories, and send me some feedback!
(You probably can't make out the words in my profile photo, but I'm standing with one foot on each side of the US-Mexico border here... apparently I have a lot of these ph... full info