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Concluding remarks

First thoughts upon entering Kansas City As our airport taxi drove down one of the main streets in my area, I asked our driver, in what I assumed was a very legitimate query, “Where are all the people?!” Like, was … Continue reading

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Música argentina: more than reggaetone

First of all, I’m home! I have a whole wrap-up post I’ll get around to posting sometime soon, but while writing that, I realized that my “music” section was getting a little long. So here’s an entire post— complete with … Continue reading

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Last Post from the South

So, looks like this might be my last post before heading off on my Patagonia adventure with my parents and then arriving HOME mid-December. Although I know I’ll miss Buenos Aires immensely (and if not Buenos Aires, definitely the fugazetta … Continue reading

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I am here for ONE more month.

(and have clearly exhausted all energy to create clever titles) On castellano So as I come around to the last couple weeks of living in BA and last month in South America (for now!), I’ve been thinking a lot about … Continue reading

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Brazil: A Story of Silver Linings

Things that could have been frustrating about our trip: the fact that we had to buy a $150 visa to go to Brazil after accidentally buying airplane tickets there, my being sick for one of our two full days there, … Continue reading

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On la dictadura, villas, y estadounidenses

On the dictatorship I’m becoming increasingly sure that my host dad was, and still is, a supporter of the dictatorship. The last few times we’ve talked about my Argentine history/politics class, he’s brought up the fact that many of the … Continue reading

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Beautiful things

A very serious warning: this could easily be the corniest post I have written thus far. And if talking about parks (#1) doesn’t seem corny, just wait for numbers 2, 3, and 4. Yep. 1) Los parques de Palermo     … Continue reading

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