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Rosario or bust

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 28 Oct 2009 | Views [254]

A tearful goodbye to Bs As on an overcast Saturday afternoon and then it as onto the bus to the town of Rosario. Karen, another student from Expanish, is travelling with us and we´were looking forward to some chilled times as we travel into the country.... Read more >

German toilets

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | Views [289]

Two weeks of luxury in the Art Deco hotel was leaving the bank balance a bit the worse for wear so booked an apartment share with Expanish with an argentine girl called Carolina. All seemed well the apartment was a turn of the century building close ... Read more >

Mate and Dulce de Leche and other sins

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | Views [266]

Ok maybe we should all have been speaking Spanish not English with each other but together the friends we met at Expanish certainly helped us experience real Argentine culture. Such as Mate- introduced to us by our teacher Eduardo- a herbal drink introduced ... Read more >

Learning Spanish

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 27 Oct 2009 | Views [213]

Two weeks in the language school grew to four which then grew to five weeks as we became more and more ambitious with what we wanted to learn. From simply wanting to ask for a bus ticket we now wanted to have full on conversations about love life and ... Read more >


URUGUAY | Thursday, 1 Oct 2009 | Views [159]

What do you get if you mix 10 Expanish students and Montevideo- capital of Uraguay? Hmmm a very drunken night- surpise surprise! Colonia- a small but beautifully relaxed town full of old colonial buidings and wonderfully preserved vintage cars... great ... Read more >

Hitting the town

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | Views [148]

First day in Buenos Aires so we hit the streets after a substantial breakfast which included fruit and wholemeal bread, maybe this healthy diet business won´t be so hard after all. Although there were some nice crossant type things called mediolunas ... Read more >

Touchdown in South America!

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 9 Sep 2009 | Views [203]

Upgrading our seats meant the flight flew by- excuse the pun! More legroom for old longlegs here was great and meant I even caught up on some shut eye as well as a few movies! Soppy girly ones naturally! I would love to say Rio was a whirlwind of ... Read more >

Leaving London

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 5 Sep 2009 | Views [211]

Pack light they said... only take the essentials... don´t forget the first aid kit... and a pen knife... and get some wickable shirts/ t-shirts... and some gaffa tape... Gaffa tape? For what? and what is a wickable shirt? Spent days/ weeks in and ... Read more >

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