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I like bright colors, beer, and bendy straws.
By bendystraw on January 28, 2015
If you have the chance to travel solo when you’re young, do it.
By bendystraw on January 9, 2014
Twelve randomly selected memories from 2013: hackers, babies, snow, and South America.
By bendystraw on November 17, 2013
Eventually we got out of Buenos Aires, spent just enough time in Salta to eat a few empanadas and pick up a car, and happily left the city behind. All respect to Type E for navigating not only the mean streets of Salta (no lights, no stop signs—just hold your breath and go) but the […]
By bendystraw on November 14, 2013
Sometimes your itinerary says you’re flying from Buenos Aires to Salta, but instead you spend the day at Aeroparque Jorge Newbery airport with a swarm of frantic, caffeinated Argentinians waving their arms and yelling. Unbeknownst to all of us, the airport had, in fact, closed. Closing the airport involves putting up new times for all the […]
By bendystraw on November 13, 2013
By day three, we were smarter about coffee. Order the Café Double to avoid a tiny cup. Argentinians are proud of their pope: Back in the day, the wealthy gathered at the Teatro Colón’ and conducted business in the gold room. This sofa is where fathers negotiated dowries. They sat in the middle, and the […]