I’m fucking starving! Not the first thought many might hope to have the morning after an Ayahuasca Ceremony. But with instructions for the day of the ceremony to not eat after 3pm, and my only food of that day being vegemite on toast at around 10am, perhaps it wasn’t so surprising. Though I did have… [more]
Nearing Cusco as I write this (bumpily on the bus), travelling along a beautiful valley soaking up the last of the days rays. Perhaps not as many trees to be “perfect”, but dotted with farm houses, checkerboard of fields meandering along a narrow river. Drying crops on a football field, train line running beside us,… [more]
After hitching across from Puerto Madryn, I was fortunate enough to come across the lovely town of El Bolson just in time for their annual Hops Festival. Yes, beer, beer and more beer! Unfortunately the weather was really shit, which meant a very wet festival, which was the second time I had experienced a wet Argentinean… [more]
There’s a few things that are very common in Buenos Aires: beautiful women, good steak, Malbec wine, dog poo on the streets (more on that at a later date), and friends who visit a psychologist. Yes, more common than the US (where I thought it was mandatory if you lived in LA or NYC), it seems that almost every Argentinian I know, plus a few non-Argentinians who have been living here for a while, have a psychologist that they see on a regular basis.
Amazing bookstore in Buenos Aires, a converted theatre where they have kept much of the original décor. Apart from the amazing interior, I did head there on various online recommendations that the cafe was a good place to work from, with free wifi and a nice, quiet environment. Would make a nice change from working… [more]
Had forgotten it’s Easter Friday, went out for a quick late evening dinner (as it’s done in B.A.) and heard the sounds of hymns drifting through the evening. Followed the music and found a main thoroughfare closed to traffic, filled with people baring candles. I’m not much for religion myself, but have to admit that… [more]