Monthly Archives: July 2010

So that’s what Fernet tastes like…

One of the nice things about renting an apartment and sticking around for a while is the chance to pretend you’re a local. We have a regular cafe for lunch, a local bakery where we buy empanadas and brownies filled with dulce de leche, and a daily conversation with the veg guy in the local […]

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Día de la Bandera Nacional

I love a public holiday.  Even when I’m travelling and the concept of a day off has little meaning I like the idea of other people having one and celebrating or commemorating something.  I like looking up the reasons behind the holiday on Wikipedia – or even asking the locals when I understand enough of […]

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