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  • Day 28 Time to leaveWhilst Carys slept off last night´s wine I got up and went to 7.30am theatre for the last time. Again it involved a lot of waiting around but I was much more clued up and grabbed a stool for Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 25-Friendly bunk-bed buddiesVery friendly bunk bad buuddy got put to bed paralytically drunk on the top bed where Carys was sleeping and half an hour later proceeded to throw up down the side on to her sheets......lovely. I got really angry Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 26, 2013
  • Day 24- HangoverWish I could find another fitting title for this but that one word pretty much sums it up. Spirit's here are nasty..don´t think either of us will be partaking again in a hurry. Received a text from César Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 23-Queen'sCaitlin´s Birthday-see I got the date right this year!!!! Zoe-sat drafting this whilst waiting in the hospital cafe for Nico-arranged to meet me here at 10am then at 9.40 text me telling me to make it 11am-it takes 45mins to get Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • Day 22 AllergiesZoe: Woke up with the beginnings of a fabulous cold, blurgh. Eventually arrived at Los Arroyes Sanatorio after figuring out I´d been given the wrong address and even forgave Nico when he told me that he´d been called in Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | Jun 4, 2013
  • THE PEOPLE - THE SOCIAL SCENEI cannot count how many time I felt in love with the people here. There are really sweet with you, always ready to help you, they love to speak to share maté. The service as a customer you receive is Posted by bubbles89 in Por fin lleguaste | Jun 3, 2013
  • EL TRENAll depends what line you use, let's say that some are nicer than others. The ride in the train is SLOW, really slow, often the doors stay opened, it is mainly useby the low class people as you get in Posted by bubbles89 in Por fin lleguaste | Jun 3, 2013
  • Los colectivosYou will quickly realized that the bus system in Buenos Aires is amazing and the best way to go from one point to another. Sure in the begining, it is not easy to get it, there are so many and Posted by bubbles89 in Por fin lleguaste | Jun 3, 2013
  • Day 27 Carys's last day of placement as a student!Waking up to the sound of hammering rain is never good, but even less so when you put washing outside to dry the night before... So much for pink sky at night! When I arrived at the hospital Dr Aguila Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 31, 2013
  • Day 26 Empenada queensZoe: started the day with a wait in the Guardia coffee room with my novel, progressing to a whistle stop Spanish tour of our patients with Jose. I then repeated the exercise with Nico and S Crisci the consultant-awkward conversation Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 28, 2013
  • Day 16 Social butterflies8am pick up was slightly painful this morning... and sitting in HIV for the whole morning really didn't improve things! So I was very glad of the Spanish lesson excuse to leave early today! Zoe: Yes difficult morning, crazy tiredness is Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 27, 2013
  • Day 21 Ladies who lunchZoe - I skived placement altogther today and spent (part of) the day writing an article based on my project. Carys got home at lunch time after a morning mostly spent reading the Hunger Games whilst waiting for Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 27, 2013
  • Memorial March at Plaza de MayoOn March 24, we witnessed the 37th Memorial March for the Overthrow of the Military Coup. This demonstration marked the end of the Golpe de Estado, the fall of the military dictatorship, and the denouncement of human rights abuses that Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | May 26, 2013
  • Santa Maria (Del Buen Ayre) Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | May 26, 2013
  • Day 19 Crazy Argentine peopleZoe- wonderful 6.40am pick-up for surgery. Although really intresting but sad case, a baby born with hydrocephalus had a ventricular-peritoneal shunt inserted-literally a tiny tube fitted beneath the skin running from the brain to the peritneal cavity (a Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 26, 2013
  • Day 18 23 TodayAnother very lazy start to the day with Empañadas for desayuno! I opened various cards and Carys gave me one from the girls back home telling me that they´ve organised for me to have a Pottery course for my Birthday! Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 26, 2013
  • Buenos Aires, July 8-11==Day 1== We have arrived in the beautiful sunny Buenos Aires! It is about 25 degrees and the weather does not seem to be changing anytime soon! We arrived at 7:25 p.m. Our plane departed from Cusco, Peru to Lima, Peru Posted by oliviiaaaaaaa in My Dream Trip Around The World | May 25, 2013
  • Argentina - 150hrs on a bus with a hint of steak and malbecBUENOS AIRES We finally made it to Buenos Aires (now to be referred to as BA) after 30 long hours minus a small detour to Doha, Qatar. I mean we could have flown directly across from Cape Town in 11 hours; Posted by moseyingmizuiks in Morning Coffee | May 25, 2013
  • Murky WatersAll notes and information comes from a lecture given to us by Yanina Rulb, Policy Advisor at the Environmental Commission in the Senate, during her lecture and site-visit on March 18, 2013. [img=http://photos.travellerspoint.com/553153/7C05B4DF2 Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | May 24, 2013
  • Buenos AiresBuses in Argentina are amazing! We got our seats right at the front of the upper level and excitedly settled in for the 18 hour journey to Buenos Aires. The seats are enormous, leather, have a flat leg rest and Posted by awowchuk in Brazil to Belize and adventure inbetween | May 23, 2013
  • Day 17 - 24th birthday celebrations!!We had a lazy morning, I ate media-lunas and drank lots of coffee with Tom whilst Zoe caught up on sleep. We then had birthday brownie with dulce de leche and merringue which was amazing!!! and I opened my Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 23, 2013
  • Day 15 Asado time!I actually feel that my Spanish skills are improving!! I understand a lot more of the general conversation my team is having now, and have been practising Spanish with them, Dr Aguila even commented that I've improved a lot Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 23, 2013
  • Day 14 Rain and skiving...Zoe didn't have to be in today, so when the alarm went off and I could hear rain outside I decided to take the morning off too! (letting my team know of course!) We had a lazy breakfast, read and Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 23, 2013
  • Day 13 SpanglishCarys - Matías and Silvia (my resident) don't work in the infections team on Tuesdays, so it was just me and Dr "eagle" Aguila for the morning. We had a few new patients today, one of whom had Argentinian haemorrhagic Posted by Cacazo in Elective in South America 2013 | May 23, 2013
  • Pope Francis I On March 19, 2013 Jorge Mario Bergoglio was inaugurated as Pope Francis I. Along with thousands of Argentineans, I stood in the Plaza de Mayo as the sun rose and the new Posted by Fabian1993 in Study Abroad (Spring 2013) | May 23, 2013
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