Melona in Buenos Aires

So, a post on la Nación (an Argentine newspaper) reminded me of a conversation my friends had in a bar in Rosario. It was about: Melona– melon flavored popsicles from Korea They were discussing how one of their acquaintances imported these ice bars from Korea while being able to sell them at a low price. … Continue reading

Day 39

Day 39: Avenida Avellaneda took a colectivo to Avenida Avellaneda to find out more about the garment trade. I visited a store of an acquaintance and spent my whole day with her and her friend. It was a very bustling Saturday and business was apparently better than normal. The acquaintance (the store owner’s daugther) had … Continue reading

Day 35 pt.7

Day 35 pt.7 went to another woman’s clothing store, called Custom. Accompanied the sunim to Carrefour, and then went home to blog.

Day 35 pt.6

Day 35 pt. 6 went to a person’s house on the 8th floor, overlooking Avenida Avellaneda

Day 35 pt.4

Day 35 pt.4 revisited Apolo, a store selling imported miscellaneous items from Korea. The owner is the same person who’s house I visited in Ezeiza. We went to go give them the photos I took last time in the campo. :) went to Korean travel agency to ask for more info about our upcoming trip … Continue reading

Day 35 pt. 3

Day 35 pt. 3 After the dentist/hair stylist’s, we went to a Korean restaurant– not to eat, of course (since we were really full from the kimbap and bu-chin-gae), but to go meet some acquaintances and to take pictures. There was no sign again in front of the restaurant except for a lamp above the … Continue reading

Day 35 pt. 2

Day 35 pt. 2: going to the dentist and hair stylist’s From the banchan house, we went to a hair stylist’s that was located in a back room of her son’s dentistry office. There weren’t any signs outside of the side entrance to the hair stylist’s– but miraculously everyone just knows that it exists. This … Continue reading

Day 35

Day 35: Exploring Avellaneda Today I went to Avenida Avellaneda with the sunim with the goal of taking pictures. went to aie-gyung-shee’s house: the bride whose wedding dinner I recently attended. I think she moved into her husband’s appartment. went to banchan house: The store makes Korean banchan (side-dishes to be eaten with rice) as … Continue reading

Day 15 Pt.2

“Going down to 109” 109 (pronounced baek-gu in Korean) is relatively quiet during the weekdays. In fact, Sundays are the busiest days because that is when the Koreans stop by to run some errands (groceries, etc) after religious service– because all of the important religious orgs are located in Bajo Flores. For this reason, there … Continue reading

Day 9

Day 9: A trip to Avenida Avellaneda I figured I would just show up again to the Buddhist temple because I didn’t really know who else to go to. The priest didn’t seem to mind that I came so often, so I figured why not. She asked me what I had in mind for the … Continue reading