Lapiz Street Artist Age: 31 Lives: Congreso Q: What brought you to Argentina? What was your field of research? What is the context in which Argentina manages to draws intellectual capital from Germany? I was on my way to Argentina traveling through Central […]
Archives for August 2014
Kids in the Monserrat neighborhood of Buenos Aires enjoy unseasonably warm and dry weather on an August holiday weekend. Over the weekend the temperature in Buenos Aires reached 27 °C (80.6° F). Winter ends on September 21 in the austral hemisphere but Buenos Aires usually has many sunny, temperate days during the last month of winter.
Don’t know the medialuna from chocotorta? This guide to Argentine desserts is here to help! Medialunas The medialuna, or sweet croissant, is ubiquitous in cafés throughout Argentina as a breakfast, mid-morning, or any-time snack — there is hardly a café or restaurant in the country which doesn’t serve them. Medialunas are a type factura, the […]
One day after Argentina defaulted, the pews at San Ignacio de Loyola Church were relatively full at the same time that President Cristina Kirchner addressed the nation a block away at the Casa Rosada. While those in attendance at Buenos Aires’ oldest church prayed, much of the nation was glued to the TV to hear […]