a journal of observations, obsessions and inspirations

November2015

Posted in: Uruguay

A day at the chacra

Greenhouse interior with vegetables growing, near Atlántida, Uruguay

Every other Saturday at Pilar’s chacra [ranch or farm] there’s a midday gathering for people to buy the organic fruits and vegetables. My friends Gundy and Syd live three blocks from me, so it’s easy for them to pick me up for the short drive out into the campo. I know Atlántida is a small town, but it takes less than five minutes to really be out in the countryside.[…]

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