The places, they call to me. A most excellent friend just brought up the possibility of returning to Argentina. I managed this snap on my first trip there:
Not bad for a furtive cellphone shot, eh? But really, it captures so much of what makes me really want to head back. As does the music of the Gotan Project:
I have this silly habit of immediately imagining how I could make a life living in most places I travel. Pick up some clients in industry X, live in neighborhood Y, and have a Z kind of life. Predictably, that fades after a little time has been put between me and the place. But Buenos Aires – along with Hong Kong and Cape Town – has held on much longer.