Category Archives: Living in Argentina

Iguazu Part 2: Wonder, Misery, and More Wonder

*** In case the Part 2 in the title didn’t give it away, this is a continuation of that one thing I started writing that one time. Click here for part 1. The next day we went to the Iguazu National … Continue reading

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Why Some Guy In Argentina Probably Thinks I’m a Prostitute

Greetings, people in my computer! It has been months since my last blog post (bad hedgehog), but I’m finally breaking my not-writing-nonsense-on-the-internet streak. As such, here is more nonsense for you to read on the internet. *** I’m not sure if … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Mate

Mate is extremely popular in Argentina (or maybe South America in general. Argentina is the only South American country I visited, but I’m told that they drink it in other countries, too). I didn’t like it the first time I … Continue reading

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Iguazu Part 1

***There is so much to write about this trip that I feel like just one entry won’t do it justice. Bear with me, people (and by that I mean let’s all turn into bears =D).*** The first trip I took … Continue reading

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Molesting the Beautiful Argentine Men

Now that I have your attention, I should point out that the Spanish verb molestar simply means to bother or annoy. I haven’t actually been running rampant through Argentina sexually harassing her men. I have, however, managed to be creepy. I … Continue reading

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Why Neurotic People Like Me Avoid Clubs

The people who know me best know that I’m kinda nuts, but it’s a kind of insanity that most people only notice once I start talking, usually after several weeks of silent observation of my surroundings. My idea of a … Continue reading

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So Apparently I Know Spanish (But Good Luck Convincing the People in My Head)

After almost two months of living in Argentina, I’ve made an important realization: Holy shit, I can speak Spanish. Granted, I don’t speak it terribly well. I have an accent and I make tons of mistakes that just scream, “FOREIGNER,” … Continue reading

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