Today, a bit of the extremes of the beauty of the spirit and the pleasures of the flesh you can find in my own neighborhood (the Cordon), in Montevideo.
First, the holiness! Some pictures of the local church:
As any regular reader knows, I'm not a Christian, but you have to admire the architecture of the stunning Latin American Churches.
And now, the truly sinful:
This is one of countless delicious confections made from one of the several local bakeries found in a three-block radius of my house. Local bakeries are one of the most fantastic features of living here.
The filling inside the pastry is Dulce de Leche, of course, which Uruguayans say was invented in Uruguay. Argentinians say it was invented in Argentina, but you can't believe anything an Argentinian says.
Currently Smoking: Lorenzetti half-volcano + Gawith's Winter Flake