Wednesday, November 22, 2006

La vida en Argentina

so, I had a "typical" Argentine night the other night (by typical I mean the way the hours just go by).... here is how it went.....
went to church at 9 pm, the service was over at 10:30 pm. The young people all began talking, conversating. At 11:45 pm the church people finally wanted to close the building up, so we moved outside onto the sidewalk. At 12 midnight I got VERY hungry. At 12:30 I was getting impatient at the others for not deciding a place to eat, so I said Im not waiting much longer.. I let people know that they were more than welcome to come to my place and order a pizza or something... they said they wanted to go out to a place, and took a while longer to decide.... finally they decided to go to a place... we all got in the cars and made it to the place... it was 1:15 am by the time we got there. Because we were a big group, about 30 of us, they didnt have enough seating, so we had to kind of arrange various tables and what not... 1:30 am i finally got a seat. Now, the Argentine waiters do not work for tips, so the service is... slow... to say the least.
I finally got my order in around 1:50 am. My food came at 2:10 am. By the time we finished eating, and waited for the bill, it was 3 am. We left, but being that I was sooooo hungry.. I was not even near being full... We walked down to the ice cream shop and entered there at 3:30 am. By the time we got our ice cream and chatted some more, it was after 4 am. By the time I walked home and got to bed, it was 4:30 am!!! So the next time you wake up at 3 or 4 in the middle of the night.. just think, somewhere in the world, its very possible that I'm just getting to dessert!! laters


Blogger Don Dinnerville said...

(homer simpson) - mmmmmmmmmmmmm, ice cream.

Thursday, November 23, 2006  
Anonymous Sharon said...

Happy Thanksgiving! I know you probably didn't get to celebrate that today!

Thursday, November 23, 2006  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Sooooo, that's what ya'll are doing when I'm getting up for work.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006  
Anonymous Millie Miles said...

Great blog! Loved it! I guess Ana isn't the only one who wants to eat in the middle of the night. Apparently there is a whole country on her schedule. By the way, I could sell you a box of shrimp for $100 just in case you get hungry again.

Tuesday, November 28, 2006  
Blogger Micah said...

what is the Argentine work schedule? (or is this just the typical student life?)

Tuesday, December 05, 2006  

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