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The Shrubbery tours Argentina - a pictorial travelogue
by Jason Morrison
Keep an eye out, Todd! Todd sustained a severe injury when this native flora
attacked him, giving no warning! Luckily, Martin's knowledge of tribal medicines (his
parents are Doctores ("do-tor-ez") in the village of Mar Del Plata) was able to save the
day. Todd ended up losing the eye, but the poison did not reach his brain.
A sight for sore eyes (sorry Todd!) Though I was unaware of it at the time,
in this picture you can clearly see Shrubbery in the lower right, a welcome piece of home
in an exotic, mysterious land. The large structures on the left are the cave-like
dwellings that the Argentine people construct to live in. One such Apartamento
("ah-par-ta-men-to") may have scores of cave stacked on top of one another!
Martin was indispensible as a guide to local customs and dangers. Here he guides
Todd across a dangerous passage, marked by arcane local symbols. Though we couldn't
guess the sign's exact meaning, we knew it spelled danger!