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yu-en-me ´a man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher, .. he who goes from country to country guided by blind impulses of curiosity is .. a vagabond.´ - oliver goldsmith


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something new from someone old

URUGUAY | Sunday, 20 Jan 2008 | Views [1210] | Comments [1]

there´s a scene in ´Owning Mahowny´, a more or less biopic movie released in 2003 about a gambling addict, which i´m constantly reminded of whenever i´m exceedingly happy. a psychologist is asking the title character about how he rates the thrill he ... Read more >

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Für den Flug benötigt Eloy Martin Auskünfte über die Abflugzeiten.

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 4 Jul 2007 | Views [2423]

12.56am: roughly 8 hours to go before i start the next leg of my journey, and lordy, am i pumped! like any normal kid growing up in western civilisation, i have several times been high as a kite from the effects of too much chocolate, off-my-face ... Read more >

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la Cuarenta

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 20 Mar 2007 | Views [1406]

when i stop being a hermit, i´ll write more, but in the meantime, here´s a brief description of part of what i´m living: i recently started my romance with ´la Ruta 40´, one of Patagonia´s (and indeed, South America´s) most famous ´highways´.... Read more >

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and she´s back in the game!

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 22 Oct 2006 | Views [662]

after delaying my departure from santiago (chile) several times, i´ve finally made it out. my experience there was like the times you wake up starving after a night out, and find some strange-looking leftovers that you´d forgotten about in the fridge.... Read more >

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what *is* it with lifeguards???

ARGENTINA | Sunday, 12 Mar 2006 | Views [593]

i arrived in the city of Neuquén yesterday at 5.30am after a long night due to protestors blocking arterial roads between towns. (a lot of being shuttled around in private cars, walking around protestors at midnight with bonfires and banners streaming ... Read more >

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never underestimate the power of stupid people in large numbers

ARGENTINA | Wednesday, 21 Dec 2005 | Views [1969]

- 10 words of wisdom on an argentine t-shirt; quite possibly the first one i´ve seen with no grammatical errors in english, and valuable advice for all of us, i´m sure. a couple of days ago, i arrived in Trelew not in the mood for any crap. walking ... Read more >

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i have a confession to make:

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 13 Dec 2005 | Views [470]

when i watched the lion king, i had a crush on simba, particularly when he was just a cub and just couldn´t wait to be king. i´ve never told anyone that before (i don´t think). some of you may not be surprised, considering that during my high school ... Read more >

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the following email is M-rated; sexual references may offend some people

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 6 Dec 2005 | Views [461]

when i first arrived in this town, Sierra de la Ventana, i was so chuffed to finally be able to camp - having my own little space all to my own little self. you have no idea how happy i was settling down that night - i was like a little girl playing house ... Read more >

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i got high today...

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 26 Nov 2005 | Views [366]

..on the beauty of language. what we refer to as ´change´ in english - and only talking about money - can be expressed as ´vuelto´ (do you have enough change if i pay with a $100 note), ´cambio´ (do you have change for $100), or ´monera´ (i don´t have ... Read more >

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random questions and observations

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 22 Nov 2005 | Views [371]

so to put it into context for those i haven´t seen for a while: i´m now in south america. i´m on a quest to find gael garcia bernal. yes, i realise he´s from mexico. no, that doesn´t prevent me from touring south america for a year. I WAS WONDERING..... Read more >

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