Back to Buenos Aires September 22nd 2009 I made it back to Buenos Aires Monday evening and I met a very nice Peruvian taxi driver and had a chance to really practice my Spanish with him as we were stuck in rush hour traffic on my way to Palermo. He asked me how I liked Buenos Aires and I was enthusiastic; he was less so. I did a bit of reading and got an early night sleep. The next morning I went to the hostel in Recoleta where I chec ... 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