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... de leche on top and melted. Dulce de leche is really popular here and is really sickly, sticky and sweet, made from condensed milk. Esteban took us to see his cousin's graduation (we waited outside) which involves all the graduates getting soaked with wine, beer, slime, flour. They then wash it off and do it again. It's pretty funny and obviously so different from gowns and hats. We continued the celebration by going to a restaurant with his ...
... as gringos so much. Prices are on the up though - hotels no longer £10 a night but more like European prices. The Chilean peso is interesting - withdraw a few times from a 'cajero' and you're an instant millionaire - 750 to the pound ! Talking of Spanish words I added up my vocabulary the other day and it must be up to about 50+ words ! Bueno trabajo Rob ! Saw lots of signs warning of Tsunami escape routes and we actually felt ...
... because it had an exhibit on Flamingo dancing costumes. The exhibit was actually really good, even I found the costumes pretty impressive. The rest of the exhibit talked about the career of a Flamingo Dancer called Miguel de Molina (its written down now Annabel!) that was really interesting. The remainder of the museum was actually pretty rubbish, there were probably more security guards than there were paintings! So, a little disappointed, we went to the ...
... snakes and human figures. The stones were relocated here from the river bed to prevent them being lost in an artificial lake. They seem out of place, which I guess they are, and the park itself I found a little disappointing. I guess standing stones have to try hard to impress me now after being on Easter Island.
Tafí was a nice little interlude, peaceful and quiet, but perhaps unnecessary. I continued on with my journey ...
... onto me
from the electric panel above my head! As it turned out, the
precipitation had been so heavy that the entire length of the bus'
overhead electrics had flooded and a few people started their days in
The rain was incessant, causing rivers on almost every road, often
rivers of red mud that had been washed down from nearby hills. We made
it to our hostel without too much soaking but the outlook for our
proposed trip to the ...