South America 2015 · Travel writing

Papa Francisco

I had a very funny realisation the other day. And that is that the Spanish word for potato, la papa, happens to be the same as the word for Pope.

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Everywhere we go (and I mean everywhere), we see images of Papa Francisco (Pope Francis) on billboards, churches, signs, and paintings.

imageAnd now all I can think about is the fact that they’re all calling him a potato.