Seeing Kuki after 38 years ...

Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Wednesday was an “extreme” trip down memory lane for Cynthia: after 38 (!) years she saw her childhood friend “Kuki” again … here the first hug on photo!
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Her husband Carlos came as well and we met in the cafe “Cosdel” in Martinez, where Cynthia grew up.
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). As you can see, we had great fun that day … and started a walk through Martinez …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). … where Cynthia found the pharmacy again, where she was dragged by her mother to get injections …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). … here the two walking arm in arm …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). … and of course we couldn’t miss out Juncal 372, the old house where Cynthia grew up …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). The panaderia at the corner was open this time and – believe it or not – there was an old lady sitting in it, that remembered the two “inglesitas” (English speaking girls) that went to Australia! It was just amazing …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). After some walking, we had lunch in a little restaurant, where we stayed for about three (!) hours and talked and talked …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Finally we left the restaurant … saw more of the wonderful coloured busses …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). … and we found one of the cinemas, Cynthia remembered, just shut down … the owner selling every bit and piece to be able to pay his taxes … here the old audience hall …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). Another memory was the San Martinez landmark, the Jockey Club … where Kuki and Cynthia used to go out
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). We could see “Cartoneras” at their work, collecting cardboard and selling it …
Bild in Lightbox öffnen (open image in lightbox). … and finally it was time to say good-bye again … both were very happy to see each other again!