I was once lured to read Isabel Allende’s novel Daughter of Fortune upon recommendation, but never got more than forty pages in. Though I stopped reading, I still remember the magical description of a bustling port city at...Read More
Author: Xochitl-Julisa Bermejo
I was in Mendoza, a desert in the west of Argentina that is now wine country, taking tours of vineyards and wineries and tasting the local Malbecs (Argentine wine). I was having a lovely time, but all I could do was stare off...Read More
The Music of Buenos Aires The bands of Buenos Aires don’t seem to play in typical venues or in typical numbers. A band in the US may consist of 4-6 members, 6 being on the larger size. But here in BA I have found the bands...Read More
On my third day in BA, having seen some of the major districts, I thought it time for an off the beaten track adventure (city style that is). In the guide book map a friend found a marker signifying a Che Guevara Museum out at...Read More
Friday night in Los Angeles consists of 8PM dinner followed by an hour or two of meandering: self-maintenance like eyebrows or nail polish while watching bad television, getting ready around 10PM, pre-club time by...Read More
Before arriving in Buenos Aires, I was warned about the late dinners and long nights of partying that go on in the city, but I am not sure a warning makes for proper preparation. Days before leaving on this trip I had been...Read More
Roaming down the narrow European-style streets of Buenos Aires, the only thing my eyes can focus on is the youthful expressive graffiti. Unlike Los Angeles graffiti, which is full of blow ups and burners that dominate the river...Read More
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