Category Archives: Argentina 2

Argentina river scene

Nice thing about Argentina is that it’s easy to get off the highway and visit some unique places.

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five new Spanish words

Here are some new Spanish words I learned while talking to people. El Pozon–Each day when I finished fishing and entered the hotel in Junin, Didi would ask how my fishing was. How many fish did you catch? How many … Continue reading

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Learning Spanish, 2010

For me, learning Spanish is hard. Listening, speaking, reading and writing all help. But I find too much at one time is overwhelming and frustrating. Like a plant being watered, I can only absorb so much at a time. IBL, … Continue reading

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Fishing Diary, Chimehuin, Aluminé

Overall, January is a slow month because of the intense sun and heat of mid-summer. Also, summer vacations bring lots of fishing pressure everywhere, including spin fishermen and lots of recreational activity with rafters and swimmers. Many people told me … Continue reading

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Aluminé

Bariloche is by far the most developed city in Patagonia. North of there, the town of San Martin is now filled in with tourist development. Farther north, Junin is changing rapidly. Even farther north, Aluminé remains relatively untouched. Yes, there … Continue reading

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Junin

After four weeks of studying Spanish, we left by overnight bus for Neuquén. It was a 14-hour bus ride–complete with seats that turned into beds. In Neuquén, we rented a car and drove to Junin, passing through Aliminaé. In Junin … Continue reading

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Joke

The following joke was told to me in Spanish. What do you call a person that speaks three languages? Tri-lingual. What do you call a person that speaks two languages? Bi-lingual What do  you call a person that speaks one … Continue reading

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