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 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

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 34

Day 34: catching up on photos After photography class, I went to the buddhist temple to see if the sunim wanted to go eat at the 둘리 분식점 (dool-lee bunshik-jum) (so that I could take photos of the place). I brought my larger camera to take photos of the interior. It’s located on the corner … Continue reading

Day 32

Day 32: cleaning day I slept over last night at the temple again because I stayed late to attend the wedding dinner. I woke up early to take a walk with the sunim and the owner of Feria Americana, and although the owner canceled on us last minute, we still went out. It was a … Continue reading

Day 8

Day 8: Kimchi and asado en el campo So I visited the Buddhist Temple again to go help cut some bamboo at someone’s house. The house was in Ezeiza, in the provincia de BsAs. Apparently over half of Argentina’s population lives in Buenos Aires and the outlying areas; so once you get out of the … Continue reading