Reflections After a Sunny Day in Parque Palermo

I have been a very, very bad travel blogger. Somewhere between starting a new job (Project Manager for a company that designs websites) and realizing that I have been living in Buenos Aires for 18 months (um, when did that happen?), I have stopped blogging and traveling. Well, I haven’t stopped as much as I have been stalled.

Let me explain.

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YPF is Argentina

For those of you who don’t read the international section of the newspaper, Argentina recently nationalized YPF, a Spanish oil company.

For anyone living in Buenos Aires, this move came as no surprise. The writing had been on the wall for weeks. More specifically plastered all over the city.

I woke up in mid-April to find hundreds of political posters plastered all over the city: on bus stops, utility boxes and construction sites. The cheap glue dripped down the sides from an assuming rushed and hurried application of mass produced posters. Here a few examples:

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