57 Days Abroad

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Day 57. Every End is a New Beginning

Day 57. Not going to bed since yesterday, we finished up packing our stuff. Around 3:30am we were dosing off waiting for the owner to come by to give us our deposit back. We had been assuming that we were not going to get all our money back due to a few small imperfections in […]

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Day 56. Bajo Martinez y The Last Supper

Day 56. Being our last real day in Buenos Aires, we planned on getting up early’ish to finish up everything and to check out some sites. The bags were nearly packed and the apartment was more or less cleaned. About 2pm, we finally left our place to meet up with some friends out of the […]

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Day 55. Party Buenos Aires Style

Day 55. Today we finally got to tour the branch here in Buenos Aires. We got up early and where at the location by 8:15am. We toured three different buildings and finished up around noon. Getting back to the house, we started the intial packing and cleaning up of our belongings. We stayed at the […]

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Day 54. Mate Is Easy For Us

Day 54. We tried extra hard to be productive today but that did not go so well. Our was to get to Tigre sometime before noon. After everything was said and done, we finally made it to Tigre around 4pm. Apparently going to Tigre on a Monday is not a good idea because hardly any […]

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Day 53. Pizza y Asado For Dinner y Supper

Day 53. Started out by doing some laundry before meeting. The weather was rainy  with no signs of skies clearing up. We went to meeting in a taxi to try and avoid getting soaked (two of our three umbrellas were stolen). After meeting we got invited to a friend’s house for some pizza. Once we […]

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Day 52. Carne, Malls y Models

Day 52. Today we got to go to the infamous parrilla called Las Talas to eat. Our bud Martin came by in his civic and picked us up for lunch. The restaurant is about a 20 minute drive outside of Buenos Aires. Walking in, we saw a big fire pit with half cows and whole […]

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Day 51. Palermo es el Mejor Barrio

Day 51. After hitting up the internet cafe, it was time to do something outside. It was Friday, the sun was out and everyone was getting off work and school. We went to the parks that our near our house and brought the soccer ball. We kicked and juggled the ball for while, every now […]

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Day 50. El Cementerio de La Recoleta

Day 50. We got up by 9am today to meet with the group at 10am. Turned out the group wasn´t meeting today but we were already in Plaza Serrano. We decided we´d walk back to the house and see if we´d run into anyone. One touristy thing we´ve been wanting to do is check out […]

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Day 49. Triple-Story Hall Build´ing

Day 49. The folks at the police station we went to yesterday told us we were at the wrong station. The station handling our case was in a different district and they gave us the directions. So today, we started by going to our newly assigned station. After several minutes of the new police station […]

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Day 48. Time to Disfrutar

Day 48. Needless to say, today was not the greatest of feelings waking up. We lost a lot yesterday, stuff that can´t be bought again. It´s not worthwhile to think of “What If” scenerios but rather think about the lessons to be learned. Thankgoodness a lot of the work I do is backed up online […]

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