Category Archives: Argentina pre-Middlebury

On Discos and Meglatons

A fail: The most popular chain grocery store here is called “Disco,” but Argentines appear to be blissfully unaware of this. For instance, whenever I ask where the nearest Disco is, they think I’m using it in the Central American way … Continue reading

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COPA COPA COPA/ ¡Viva México!

TUESDAY: ONE OF TOP 10 MOST EXCITING DAYS IN MI VIDA Background information: The Mexican soccer team for the Copa had this big scandal about prostitutes that got the 8 starting players kicked out of the tournament. Therefore, Mexico is … Continue reading

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“I would, but I don’t wanna get robbed…”

Things I would do more if I wasn’t afraid of being robbed (a fear that has been inflated by the fact that a classmate was robbed three times over the course of two weeks):  Identify myself as a foreigner my unfurling … Continue reading

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Castellano, a veces

The language: So most of you probably heard me talk about how I would completely immerse myself in Spanish here by eschewing any and every situation in which I would be speaking English. Unfortunately, I have encountered a conundrum: if … Continue reading

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Weekend Update: Club M, at last

Random: Interestingly enough, Kansas is the name of a really popular restaurant here. Everyone tells me the food is really good. I’m intrigued.  So obviously I’ll have to make a pilgrimage in support its tasteful choice of namesake. And, as … Continue reading

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Week 1: It’s a good thing I like cornflakes and empanadas

For those lacking the time/energy to read every detail of my life slash who aren’t my parents, here’s a summary of what’s been happening: The homestay is awesome; Carmen is awesome and my two housemates are awesome. Everything is awesome. … Continue reading

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