November 2, 2017
"Why the hell did you carry your black ass to a place where black folks were vanishing?" ~ 7%
In a new inspirational, funny travelogue, Jennifer Poe takes us on an adventure to Buenos Aires from the eyes of a black woman. At only 22 years old, she booked a one-way ticket to Argentina. Yet soon discovered it was the land of few and far between black people. Part memoir and part travel guide, Hola, Morocha! highlights the ups and downs of her trip. Witty essays cover everything from not speaking Spanish to finding a place to get her black hair did. Being black in Buenos Aires is entertaining!
"Hey, black girl, hey!" ~ 4%
Literary Marie, meet Jennifer Poe.
Jennifer Poe, meet Literary Marie.
LISSEN, this eShort story reads like a conversation with your friend after she returns from an international trip. She keeps it real. She shares the real scoop. And she doesn't regret any part of the experience. With this in mind, it is a no-brainer that I highly recommend Hola, Morocha! for a reality dose of culture shock. And I am obsessively stalking the author's website and Goodreads for the release of a literary travelogue follow-up.
Title: Hola, Morocha! A Black Woman's Adventures in Buenos Aires: Culture Shock
Author: Jennifer Poe
Published: July 2017
Challenge: Popsugar—A Book Involving Travel
Rating: 🖤 🖤 🖤 🖤 🖤