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January 12, 2006

Brief News

Thursday, January 12, 2006 Buenos Aires, Argentina: I'm still too busy and too lazy to write all the details about what I'm doing here. Suffice to say I study Spanish and haven't killed myself or anybody else while taking tango...

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March 19, 2005

Don't Make Me Cry, Argentina

Buenos Aires, Argentina (Morning) Saturday, March 19, 2005: I tried to go to sleep early so as to be well rested for the next day --- which would begin at 5 AM. In fact, I only slept for a little...

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March 17, 2005

Hago el Vago en Buenos Aires (Part III: Final Week)

Buenos Aires, Argentina Thursday, March 17, 2005: This is the third of three late general catch-up posts on my six or so weeks in total spent lazing around in Buenos Aires (apart from additional time spent outside the city in...

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March 10, 2005

Gloom at the Top

Ushuaia, Argentina Thursday, March 10, 2005: The Grand Splendor of Nature; the Majesty of the untamed Wild. Who needs it? I thought I would see what all the fuss is about by trekking up the side of the mountain overlooking...

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March 09, 2005

Its The End Of The World As I Know It

El Calafate - Ushuaia, Argentina Wednesday, March 9, 2005: Ushuaia. This is the absolute end of the road. You cannot find a city south of where I am typing from because one does not exist. Sailing out of Ushuaia`s harbor...

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March 07, 2005

Perito Moreno Glacier

El Calafate, Argentina Monday, March 7, 2005: Chris and I boarded a relatively empty bus waiting outside the Hotel at 7:45 AM to find it quickly fill up to capacity with other tourists --- perhaps some 40 or more in...

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March 06, 2005

El Calafate

El Calafate, Argentina Sunday, March 6, 2005: I made it to Ezeiza International Airport by 7 AM and boarded my flight at 8:30. By 9 AM I was soaring south over the sprawling urban expanse of greater Buenos Aires and...

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February 22, 2005

Dive in Standards, Jump in Confidence

Puerto Madryn, Argentina Tuesday, February 22, 2005: Well, I had been warned. Katerina, a Swiss-German divemaster in Utila, Honduras had told me that my experiences diving there and in the Galapagos would spoil my diving expectations forever. My instructor and...

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February 21, 2005

Puerto Madryn

Puerto Madryn, Argentina Saturday - Monday, February 19 - 21, 2005: After traveling thousands of miles south overland from Quito to Buenos Aires, I reached the planned end of the line by road (and various excuses for "road") on the...

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January 28, 2005

Unsolicited Taxi Cab Confessions

Buenos Aires, Argentina Friday, January 28, 2005: I was running late for my evaluation test at the ILEE offices and had to catch a cab to make up for lost time. The driver took one look at me in his...

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January 27, 2005

Donīt Cry for Me, I Just Ate an Immense $4 Steak in Buenos Aires, Argentina...

Buenos Aires, Argentina Thursday, January 27, 2005: I reached Buenos Aires at noon on Wednesday, the four month anniversary of my flight from Miami to Tegucigalpa, Honduras. I expect to settle in here for at least a few weeks, if...

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