Day 36-38

Day 36: went to Bodhi restaurant and then Calle Florida. Then went to film showing at the Centro Cultural Coreano near the Korean embassy. met Munguau afterwards for dinner. Day 37: went around 109. went home to blog and edit photos. Day 38: met a girl who’s making a documentary about the Korean community (and … Continue reading

Day 25

went to SINKO, a Korean restaurant on Rivadavia to take pictures for Korea v. Uruguay match for the Diario Central. met FIECAC Comission de estudiantes universitarios coreanos en el hotel la Perla dinner with Munguau in Puerto Madero hung out with Munguau

Day 23

Day 23: banking issues and la inauguracion de arteba 2010 I had to pay a $200 deposit for my room in San Telmo– but the owners had not told me this before, so we agreed that I pay it in $100 instalations each month. I wanted to pay in USD so that when I left, I … Continue reading

Day 22

Day 22: The Diario Central used one of my photos! But they didn’t write my name underneath the photo because I guess it’s customary in Korean newspapers to not accredit the photo to someone. :( Oh well… There are differences in work ethic and mind set between the newspaper and me. They are rather old … Continue reading

Day 18

Day 18: Misa and Munguau slept over at the temple last night. I waited around to shadow the reporter again, but he canceled without advising me. I went to visit the only Korean Catholic church in Argentina at 4pm to interview a priest and then to attend misa at 5:30pm. I figured it would be … Continue reading

Day 16

Day 16: Soccer with Munguau Another lucky day I heard that Munguau, a Korean-Argentine artists’ collective in BsAs, was organizing a get-together to watch the Argentina v. South Korea World Cup match at Magno Bar on Avenida Rivadavia. I figured I should show up early if I was going to take pictures (because the Diario … Continue reading

Day 15

Day 15: a bright and lovely day The past days were very rainy and crummy– but today was bright and clear. A lucky day– I thought. I went to La Associación Coreana en la Argentina again to see if there were any materials/statistics/information on Korean immigration in Castellano or English, since I am rather incompetent … Continue reading