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Colonia, UruguayOriginally uploaded by elizajanecurtis On Saturday we took a boat to Uruguay. The day-trip across the river renews our tourist visas for another three months! I didn’t realize we should have reserved our tickets at least a week ahead … Continued


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new red bike!Originally uploaded by elizajanecurtis I got a new bike!!! I thought I would get a used road bike but I couldn’t find one single used bike for sale, nor any road bikes! They only make cruisers here I … Continued


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We made a reservation to try out something new for dinner. Casa Salt Shaker is a “restaurante de puertas cerradas,” a dinner party hosted by a chef in his home. Each night has a different theme; we are signed up … Continued


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Milton the Magical Flying TigerOriginally uploaded by elizajanecurtis This is old news but I was just reminded that it’s something cool I want to share. In October I worked on a really fun project, constructing a very special hand puppet, … Continued


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my favorite word of the day: POPCHOCLO! = popcorn.best misuse of english: a billiard parlor named “NEW MOUSTACHE”Somebody recently recommended the Coffee Break Spanish podcast and I love it! It’s like those learn-spanish-while-you-drive language cassettes, but it’s funner and it’s … Continued

the strange and the familiar

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MilanesaOriginally uploaded by elizajanecurtis En Argentina, hay algunas cosas diferente de los Estados Unidos. It’s pretty comfortable for a North American here. Aside from the language thing, Buenos Aires isn’t very different from living in the US. I think that … Continued

Buenos Aires

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San Telmo, Buenos AiresOriginally uploaded by elizajanecurtis I’m living with Mike and Emmy and Zviah in Buenos Aires! It’s really fun. I love it. We arrived on Tuesday November 14th. We’re staying in San Telmo for the first few weeks, … Continued

Mexico City

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Trajinera in Xochimilco Originally uploaded by elizajanecurtis. is more amazing than I can begin to describe. It is super bright and full of colors and huge and busy and everyone we met there is so nice. Like New York, there … Continued


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special mint chocolate chip ice cream cake Originally uploaded by elizajanecurtis. it was andrew’s birthday!

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