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Did the exact same thing as we did the day before. Went to the bus terminal and bought the 'full cama' bus ticket. This time we double checked the time. We weren't making that mistake again. We had time to kill so we got the metro all the way to Palermo and went back to Burger Joint. Chilled out their for about an hour or two before heading to the hostel to collect our bags. As we walked ...
... if you have cash $, you can change these on the black market at the 'dolar blue' rate, which is currently around 12 - 13 pesos to the $...quite a large difference! The dollar blue is technically illegal, but so common place that it is quoted in the newspaper each day and an accepted part of life in Argentina today, as shown by the attitude of hostel owner the day before who wanted to convert at this rate.
Having sorted our affairs, we spent the morning ...
... a lot of the same history as we had heard the previous morning so we snuck off halfway through the tour and headed downtown where they had closed all the roads off to showcase the participants cars and bikes for the Dakar rally race that was to start in Buenos Aires the next day. We had our first real taste of an Argentinian feast that night at a local restaurant where we ordered half a parilla (a full one feeds 4-5 people) which was an assortment ...
... by the volcano ... stark and almost colorless. The area was formed by glaciers 10,000 years ago.
Next up was the Cerro Campanario chairlift ride originally scheduled for yesterday. Still windy and cold but today we had sun and a view. About half the crowd bundled up in every warm thing they had (thanks, Anne, for lending me gloves, hat and fleece). The ride was a two-person open air chair lift. The summit offered breathtaking views that made the windchill ...
... months. Up until this point in my life, the city, state, or country where I laid my head at night was mostly determined by “outside factors”. When I finally finished school, had the experience of a first job under my belt, and the financial freedom to relocate to wherever my heart desired, my heart fell silent. Knowing that Los Angeles was not the right answer (at least at the time), I quit my job, sold mostly everything ...