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dinner with the president or something like him
2013-01-12 - 4:25 p.m.
Jan. 7, 2013
When I last posted, I was on my
way to dinner in the fancy-pants San
Telmo steakhouse, where they
"chopped" the bottle of wine in a
special device right at the table.
Empanadas, asado especial, dulce de
leche. A bit like some of those
places in San Francisco, with stained
glass, leather, and wood, shaggy
cowhide on the menus, pictures of
various luminaries on the wall. We
supposedly sat at the table where
President Lula -- president of
Brazil, not Argentina -- supposedly
dined, but after awhile, they
confessed that when he dined there,
he wasn't the president yet. He must
have famous for something already
though, since they got his autograph
on an arty black and white photo with
the poseur beard.
Bad dreams from eating so late at
night, although I will have to get
used to it, since I have been warned
that restaurants don't even bother to
open for dinner until 8 P.M.
We could have slept in this
morning. Our morning flight has been
I have learned that the Caracara I
glimpsed from the car in Buenos Aires
was not, in fact, a Yellow-headed
Caracara but was, instead, my life
Chimango Caracara. Oopsy.
Obviously I have fallen considerably
behind in writing up my thrilling
trip report, but I went ahead and
posted this page to get you started.
Everything from Iguazu Falls to a
highly pleasant Crested Solitary
Eagle will be upcoming soon.
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