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jueves, diciembre 02, 2010

Borges's Tiger

Throughout his life, Jorge Luis Borges visited the Buenos Aires zoo to watch the tigers. He wrote about them frequently, about Blue Tigers, about Dream Tigers. So first I visited Borges's childhood home at 2135 Serrano, a street now named for Borges:

And then, I walked the few blocks to the zoo. And here's what I saw:

Borges's tiger.

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