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Friday, June 13, 2014

Workaday Tales

The vuvuzelas are blaring.
The World Cup Australia v. Chile soccer game is imminent. 

I got off from work early today, as did Patience. 
Tis a celebratory time for all in these Southern lands.  

But what has happened in the last week?  
Much has gone unwritten.  

If you recall my first blog post, I posed some exciting questions. 

A. How will Ian cope as a marketing intern? 

I am working at the start up social enterprise TOHL. TOHL is an engineering firm that solves water access problems globally. They deploy piping infrastructures (sometimes from helicopters) to connect communities to clean water cheaply and quickly.  That's my marketing pitch, because I'm a marketing intern.  Turns out the team is small and friendly, and things are going well so far. I'm doing stuff like website development. 

Speaking of  markets,  we recently discovered a huge, cheap market close to our apartment overflowing with fresh fruits, vegetables, and meat.

The market
Highlights include buying a huge amount of pepper and getting fresh fruit juices like guanabana con leche, a classic. 

Other highlights from the past week:
  • Museum hopping with fellow MIT students
  • Patience starting her visual research project
  • Eating at not one but two Peruvian restaurant, delving into the culinary delights of fourth chickens and Inca Kola. 
  • Purchasing tickets to ... TO BE CONTINUED

1 comment:

  1. ughhh fuck i miss inca cola and cola roman. have you seen cola roman? and if you end up liking the juices so much i know a place thats really good in boston.

    ...juices sounds dirty.