Queenstown: Day 2

(Finally starting to catch up with these posts—there’s so much to talk about and so many pictures that I must break it up day-by-day!) On this very fine Sunday, I had a lovely early lunch at the adorable Vudu Café & Lauder, recommended to me by my friend Alexis. Ordering from their pre-made deli and desserts,…

Queenstown: Day 1

My first full day in Queenstown! What to do?! In the morning I joined up with another girl from my hostel, and together we hiked up Queenstown Hill. The lady at the front desk had told us this was the more gradient, easier hike to do. Um, yikes! It was pretty steep by my own…

The Growth Chamber

So we haven’t been getting in very many flights lately, and without flights we don’t get deliveries of fresh fruits and vegetables, or “freshies.” Freshies are hot commodity; a plane will arrive with oranges, apples and bananas and a day later they are gone. And don’t even get me started about the avocado hoarding that…

One Week Down

So I was feeling sickly the first days here, but my sinus issues have mostly all gone and I’ve adapted to the altitude. I haven’t gotten used to how dry the air is down here, I really should have brought a humidifier but maybe there’s an extra lying around somewhere that I can borrow. The…

Oh my Dulce (de Leche)

One of my favorite findings here in Argentina: Dulce de Leche. It is made from the caramelization of milk and it pretty much is like any caramel sauce you might find in a US grocery store, BUT IT IS SO MUCH BETTER! You can find it everywhere with everything in Buenos Aires. I’ve had dulce…