a symbol of civility

There was some great food in Argentina. Asado, a kind of barbecue concept, involves eating different cuts of meat over a period of about 3 hours. Katie and I even came back drinking mate, a hot drink unique to South America. But understanding and appreciating the cultures where our missionaries work is not about the… Continue reading a symbol of civility

are there guitars in Argentina?

I was talking with Pablo last night, at our final asado on this trip. Fifteen people got together to eat about 16 pounds of meat over three hours, as the various cuts and kinds roasted slowly on the grill. Pablo is a missionary kid, a child of two cultures whose parents have the opportunity to… Continue reading are there guitars in Argentina?

adventures in Argentina, week two

In which we cross the Panara, visit Colon, attend a conference, take a ferry and don't ride the elephants. Monday, March 1 Today we drove east 10 hours, away from the mountains, to Colon on the Uruguay River. The land is mostly flat and almost entirely agricultural—mostly cattle and some crops, like soy bean. Near… Continue reading adventures in Argentina, week two