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Trip: Argentina

There are [3] stories from my trip: Argentina


Ice Cream

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 28 Jan 2012 | Views [401]

Argentina is the country of ice cream; parlours carry about 40 flavours on average and light weights (but not for long, ha ha) may take a cone, whilst the serious Argentinian will buy a tub, which is sold in 1/4, 1/2 or 1 kilo. Considering it my duty ... Read more >


Mate

ARGENTINA | Saturday, 28 Jan 2012 | Views [625]

Mate? A tea which EVERONE drinks here. It is drunk from a gourd shaped cup, mimmicking the gourds in which it was originally served, and drunk with a pipe-come-straw.  First, pop your pipe into the gourd. The end of the pipe which sits in the cup has ... Read more >


Welsh Argentina!

ARGENTINA | Tuesday, 17 Jan 2012 | Views [1644] | Comments [1]

It was by total chance that I spotted a picture of a welsh church on the video loop at the Esquel tourist information office as I stood forlornly in the queue and thus I ended up meeting Mr L of north Wales who moved to Patagonia some 10 years ago, ... Read more >