La Boca is a notoriously dangerous neighbourhood in the South-East of Buenos Aires and after reading reports of violent muggings I was quite honestly shitting myself about going.
I arrived at the time that he’d said, on the corner of the street that he’d specified but our guy was late. I waited nervously…
This time last year I would have been trying to enjoy my last few days of the holidays before having to go back to work.
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I’m not sure exactly what I expected Christmas to be like being away from home in a hot country but it has been everything that I hoped it would be.
So it’s coming up to a month into our travels and it’s really starting to sink in for me that we are not just on holiday.
The coach pulled into a dusty service station, seemingly in the middle of nowhere. Was this it?
It really is true what the guide books say, BA has a very seductive European feel to it and we have fitted into the lifestyle beautifully.
The day we took her to her new home I was an absolute mess. I cried the whole two hour journey there and back, great big snotty can’t catch your breath sobs.