Archive for February, 2009

Interesting Article Comparing Current USA to Old Argentina

Tuesday, February 17th, 2009 Posted in politics | 8 Comments »

Written by Jamie I came across this very intresting article in the Washington Times. It compares what is currently happening in the United States with the economic stimulus package to the Peronist era on the 1940's in Argentina. Titled the Peron Pattern, ...

Weather Report

Monday, February 16th, 2009 Posted in weather | 3 Comments »

Written by Jamie One thing about this part of the world, the weather can change fast and often. Here we are in the middle of summer and last night it rained and snowed a little on the peaks.  Today is cloudy and ...

Picture of the Week

Saturday, February 14th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | 1 Comment »

Rising Moon over Wind Beaten Tree, Lago Nahuel Huapi

World Tango Summit Schedule Released

Friday, February 13th, 2009 Posted in culture, entertainment, travel | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie As we posted earlier, the World Tango Summit is going to be held in Bariloche from March 5-14. The details and schedule have now been published here in Spanish. Events will take place all over the city as well as ...

Gauchito Gil

Thursday, February 12th, 2009 Posted in culture | 2 Comments »

Written by Shanie It was brought to our attention by two of our readers (thanks Evandro Colares and Changcho) that I was mistaken on an important point when I wrote about Difunta Correa. I had thought -- and been told by ...

Phrase of the Week

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009 Posted in phrase of the week | No Comments »

por las dudas:for the doubts, just in case. Traer los papeles, por las dudas. To bring the papers, just in case.

Ending the Coin Shortage

Tuesday, February 10th, 2009 Posted in culture | No Comments »

Written by Jamie As I posted about before, there is a shortage of coins in Argentina. The "change game" is a part of everyday life throughout the nation. According to BBC News, the president has decided to create an electric card for ...

Flowing Through Summer

Monday, February 9th, 2009 Posted in day to day | 1 Comment »

Written by Jamie The summer is about half over. We have been busy on many fronts, but are still making a conscious effort to explore new areas. Yesterday was family day and we hiked up an unmarked trail to scope access for ...

Full Moon Rising

Sunday, February 8th, 2009 Posted in day to day | No Comments »

This evening in Patagonia.

Picture of the Week

Saturday, February 7th, 2009 Posted in picture of the week | 4 Comments »

The Amphitheater, Rio Limay. Possible future location of something very special.