23 Jan 2018 (Santiago, Chile): On our last full day in the country, we finally manage to nail lunch: empanadas, street strawberries and avocado, and a dark chocolate alfajore-esque pastry. Six months ago, this is exactly the kind of meal I envisioned having for lunch on this trip: fresh, delicious, and cheap.
24 Jan 2018 (Buenos Aires, Argentina): After going to a Perón-themed restaurant (tl;dr these people don’t fuck around when it comes to meat) we go to a NYC-subway-themed bar where Leah gets a Home-Alone-themed drink. Check out Leah’s instagram story for a video of us walking through the subway car (the entrance to the bar […]
25 Jan 2018 (Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina): This is a much hipper city than Santiago. Walking around, people are more attractive and better dressed. This cafe has swings for seats (wat?!), and there are references to American cities, especially NYC, everywhere. Are they referencing / alluding to NYC in an attempt to be more hip […]
26 Jan 2018 (Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina): It took a few weeks, but the trappings of normalcy have caught up with us. We’re in bed watching Netflix.
27 Jan 2018 (Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina): We are eating chori pan (fancy hot dogs) like it’s late-night drunk food (it wasn’t late) because we did a wine tasting (with cheese) in the afternoon. The rest of the group was two Americans who reminded us of our parents and four Swiss kids in their 20s. […]
28 Jan 2018 (Palermo, Buenos Aires, Argentina): I was trying to make us eggs this morning when the glass top on the electric stove exploded–quite literally. It was very loud. We found pieces everywhere that was in direct line of sight about as far as 30 feet (e.g. on top of the fridge and behind […]