What´s new, Buenos Aires? February 23rd 2007 It´s very hard to believe I´m in South America when it feels so much like Europe. The edificios appear to be displaced from France, the waifish, sunglassed women from Italy, and the outdoor cafes with espresso constantly flowing are reminders of any street you might see in the Old Country. And of course, the ¨ciao!¨ that everyone says. The effects of Spanish and French colonization and immi ... 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
I am currently in Central America to work on a project with ArtCorps (www.artcorp.org) in El Salvador. The rest I can only try to explain.
Whenever I'm traveling, it's always nice to take a step back and think, "Is there anything else I'd rather be doing right now? Working? Sleeping? Wearing clean clothes? Eating familiar food? Staring at a blank wall?" The answer is always no (except maybe when it comes to sleeping and pizza--then the answer might be yes). Thus, I keep a journal.
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