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    Photographer Looking for Contrafrente Views

    Hi, I'm an American photographer living in Buenos Aires. I'm working on a project depicting views of pulmones de manzana taken from contrafrente apartments. I'm looking to see if any readers have apartments that fit the following characteristics: - Contrafrente - between...
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    Photographer seeks "Contrafrente" views

    Hi, I'm a north american photographer doing a project about pulmones de manzana, ie those ugly interior spaces on each block. I'm looking for people who have apartments that face this interior, which are known as "contrafrente" or rear-facing. Ideally I'm looking for spots which are on floors...
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    Photographer looking for Contrafrente Vistas

    Hi, I'm an American photographer living in Buenos Aires for 2 years now. I'm currently doing a project where I'm photographing the interiors of city blocks, known as pulmones de manzana. I'm basically looking for people who live in contrafrente apartments who would let me come over and...
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    What's with Argentine's using ALL CAPS ALL THE TIME?

    Seriously? Do keyboards here come with the caps lock key permanently locked on MAYUSCULA? I used to work for an internet company where we classified emails written in ALL CAPS as spam. Whenever I see a text message or email written in ALL CAPS, I feel a visceral reaction that the person...
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    The Coin Shortage is OVER

    For the last 2-3 months I've noticed it's been markedly easier to get change. Today on three separate occasions I was due 6 pesos in change. Rather than give me 3 two pesos notes I was given a fiver and a one peso coin. That my local chino would rather give up a coin rather than a Mitre is proof...
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    Missing Molars

    This is a weird question and I don't mean to offend but as a dental & orthodontics obsessed Californian I can't help but notice the number of 20 and 30-somethings missing molars. Is this just bad dental hygiene or is there some sort of culturally specific dental practice to remove rear molars...
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    Banelco now charging 11 pesos - Any experience with HSBC?

    It looks like as of today Banelco is charging 11.50 pesos per withdrawal, copying Link, which put in place this charge a couple of weeks ago. I'm not surprised altho this still sucks. On the plus side it now looks like the withdrawl limit has been raised to 600 pesos from 300. I was wondering...
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    Chile Tourist Fee if you're Just Stopping Over?

    Hi, I'm looking at airfares to the US and there are a couple which have stopovers in Chile. As an American citizen if I fly into Santiago to stay I'm subject to their reciprocity fee which, for Americans, is something like $130. Anyway, my question is, if I'm flying into Santiago just as a...
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