the arrival

Good fortune provided a couple days overlap with a dear friend who oriented her to important necessities like avoiding being run over by ubiquitous aggressive cyclists, where to buy milk and bus tickets, and other useful cultural information.

Together they attended the Contemporary Tango Festival at the Hauptbahnhof central train station with live music and big crowds traversing marble floors of the public space.

There her tango teacher along with students manifested an edgy street tango performance that lifted the energy of the crowd out of their Argentine somnolence.