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Moving to Argentina

In early January I'm going move to Buenos Aires for a bit. I want to paint, eat beef, swim in the River Plate and enjoy a substantially lower cost of living while I wait for the New York winter to go away. This will fulfill my long-time fantasy of switching hemispheres rather than enduring another four months of cold and dark, something I used to scheme about up in Vermont. I hope it will also mean some new articles for my dear readers.

I'm in the middle of collecting ideas for places to see and try to write about. So far the tentative list includes:

  • Montevideo
  • Rosario
  • Cordoba
  • Cape Horn
  • Welsh gauchos
  • The Patagonian Lake District
  • Penguins!
  • Iguazu Falls/ Hydroelectric Dam
  • Stalking Witold Gombrowicz

If any of you live in Argentina, or have recently traveled there, I'd be curious to hear from you. Let me know where to snoop around!

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