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Goodbye Argentina and thanks.

As we leave Argentina there are so many things we are thankful to have been able to experience and that we know we are going to miss. dulce de leche yerba mate new friends steak Buenos Aires cheek kissing Salta empanadas malbec dog walkers Mendoza asados alfajores Most of all we’ll miss the Argentinian people … Continue reading »

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Eating an entire cow (not in one sitting) part 10 – sweet breads, blood sausage (which is from a pig)

With less than a week left to go in Argentina, I realize there is no way I can do it.  I was very eager early on, but then as I ran out of the popular cuts and was left with lots of organs, I lost my appetite.   When faced with the choice at a restaurant … Continue reading »

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An asado in Mendoza

When our landlord talked to us Thursday night I heard, “blah blah blah BBQ blah blah blah Sunday.” Jeff, who actually speaks Spanish heard, “What are you doing Sunday, I’m having a BBQ, why don’t you come.” I can’t help but worry about everything.  What if he misunderstood?  What if she really said, “Hey, I’m … Continue reading »

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Giving Salta our 2 weeks notice

At the beginning of all our trips, we have visions of going to one town and settling down.  The plan is always to “move” to one city or town for six months. But, then wander lust sets in.  How can we stay in just one town when there are so many other towns/cities/countries nearby. We … Continue reading »

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Eating an entire cow (not in one sitting) part 9 – Rib cap and queperi?

One of the great things about our Salta apartment is that it comes with a parilla (Argentinian barbecue grill).   And, one of the great things about Jeff is he’s willing to be an asador (barbecuer). The Argentinian grill looks sort of like a built in shelf under a chimney.   The giant rack comes with a … Continue reading »

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