Arnoldo insists on treating us to a Central American soccer match while we count down the days to the truck’s repair. I’ve never been to a professional game and this is a head-first immersion into Latin culture. You don’t even have to know the slang to understand that mothers are being insulted, mascots maligned, referees berated and scores contested. It’s like a three hour battle of the bands, only the musicians sit in the cheap seats playing homemade drums and horns. Gooooooooooooooooooooal!
This day’s souvenir stub? One for Gary’s journal.
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