Category Archives: That’s weird
Is it just me, or do Porteñas have really nice hair? Forgive the stereotype. Every day I see shiny heads of impossibly long, healthy, radiant hair. It makes me think of the mythological locks of the princesses in old fairytale books … Continue reading
Argentina is notorious for its copious amounts of national holidays. This last week Argentines celebrated the anniversary of their declaration of independence from Spain by eating traditional Argentine foods like locro, and Spanish foods like hot chocolate and churros. New … Continue reading
High on the top of my long list of life’s simple pleasures is my 7:00pm Wednesday evening group fitness class at my local gym. A group of fifteen or so ladies joins together and jumps like no one is watching. … Continue reading
Los gordis van a la villa! I came across this BBC non-fiction program about weight loss and cultural exchange, and found it to be very interesting and entertaining. (There needs to be one word for interesting/entertaining. Intertaining? Enteresting? ) The … Continue reading
I have yet to meet an Argentine that doesn’t work out. Here are some Argentine youtube videos, which are fitness parodies that to me are very evocative of the Argentine gym experience, for your amusement: If you’re looking to get … Continue reading
Remember THIS video of Argentine President Cristina Kirchner? I just found the remix. Thought I’d share.
No comment. I’ll let her speak for herself. Thanks James for this link.
I have seen some weird things in Buenos Aires, like a jungle man wearing a skirt made out of braided trash bags, or a Diana Ross flavored rice product, for example. But what I saw today at Starbucks was so … Continue reading
I guess the A Team is still on the run. Buenos Aires is a good place to hide out from the military and protect the innocent. Mr T? Is that you?