Thoughts

Buenos Aires | National heroes, heavenly hosts and hot sleepy afternoons, Part 1

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On the dog friendly streets of Buenos Aires, a morning pit stop for the dog walkers A lone cat wanders the narrow lanes of Recoleta Cemetary “Faded elegance” is one of the adjectives I’ve heard being used to describe Buenos Aires and it could not be more apt. Majestic and opulent, but also delapidated and somewhat run down, she presents itself…

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Daydreams of peanut butter and char siew in Buenos Aires

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The lulling effect of the late afternoon sun claims yet another victim on a Buenos Aires colectivo Public busses in Buenos Aires, Colectivos, are a cheap and efficient way to navigate the vast city I got thinking one afternoon, hanging on a greasy pole in a colectivo hurtling from stop to stop barely 2 blocks apart, the late afternoon sun sending everyone, or…

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Thoughts on my last day at work before heading off into the great RTW unknown

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My Last Day at Work One one hand, it seems like any other Friday, whose arrival brings with it a certain amount of relief, knowledge that the solace of the weekend is just a few more ticks of the clock away. But this Friday is different from the Friday before it, and will certainly be different from the next Friday coming…

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X-Pro1 Diaries: Just Before Dinnertime

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The hour before dinner time is a curious occasion. The working masses are spontaneously poured out onto the streets, evident in their eyes, relief that the workday is finally over. The fading light in the sky heightening the growling in their collective stomachs as they go in search of sustenance, mostly in groups, laughing and gesturing, occasionally alone, with the dim…

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