Adios Buenos Aires

For the first time in ages, I stayed in the same place for more than a week - over two weeks in Buenos Aires to be precise. It was a busy two weeks as I have been through the humbling process of learning a new language. I literally could not speak a word of Spanish when I started, and I'm not much better after two weeks but have definitely improved! Another two weeks in school would make a huge difference but alas, no time for this formal education stuff. More dossing awaits! The school was…

Montevideo and me

Just for the craic, yesterday I went to Montevideo, capital of Uruguay, on a day trip. It meant getting up at 5 am (the horror) but was totally worth it. It's about 2 hours on a fast ferry (the ferry is called Francisco after the Pope and was made in Hobart in Tasmania - I saw the place it was made! It's so new you have to wear shoe protectors on it) across the Rio de la Plate from Buenos Aires and is a beautiful city, very South American ie lots of spanish style architecture,…

For Nicola

For my good friend Nicola who doesn't seem to be that good at riding (a bike) -  stay between the ditches!