TAMA

The name TAMA is short for “te ama,” which means (something like) “you are loved” in Spanish. This was the name of the dog shelter that we volunteered with in El Calafate, a not-for-profit organization that has been struggling to make a difference in the lives of the abused stray dogs in town. The little…

Buenos Aires Graffiti and Street Art

The graffiti and street art here in Bs As is one of the most inspiring and amazing things I’ve seen during the past month. There is graffiti literally everywhere, from the Subte to the rooftops of buildings, in every neighborhood of the city. In other cities graffiti is considered vandalism and is highly frowned upon,…

Colonia del Sacramento

Today we took a ferry to Colonia del Sacramento in Uruguay! (Yay 11th country I’ve ever been to!) For most of the day we wandered around the historical district, and seriously, it was absolutely the loveliest afternoon yet of this entire trip! There was plenty of sunshine and the temperature was in the 60s! (˚F,…

Teatro Colón

Bueno, I’ve been meaning to write about the Teatro Colón for a long time and haven’t really had the opportunity yet! The front of the theater is right along Ave. 9 de Julio; if you end up doing any sight-seeing in Buenos Aires it would be really hard to miss this place! I was fortunate…