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Lima: LAN, Chifa, and Walter the Language Guy (Peru Part 1)

Our journey began at 4:30 in the morning in the Santiago airport: a group of 11 bleary-eyed Gringos carefully checking and rechecking our bags, and getting ready for the trip. Most had been able to grab a few hours of … Continue reading

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Back in Santiago, the Jewel of the Chilean Metropolitan District (except for all that other stuff)

So here I am, back from my seven-day foray in Peru, a whirlwind trip around the country. It was amazing, and I’ll be updating about that soon, when I have the willpower and time to sit and describe it for … Continue reading

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Weekend Trips: Papudo/La Ligua

This post is a bit overdue, but I’m sitting here in a café a few blocks from my apartment, enjoying fast, free wifi, and I figure that finally updating about my trips is as good as any reason to put … Continue reading

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Young, Restless, etc. Part 2

So sopaipillas are delicious, and that was a great meal. Unfortunately I’m very much not over this cold, and until the whole “breathing like a healthy person” comes back, I see myself pretty much tied to this bed. So, why … Continue reading

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The Food Issue, or “Would you like some hot dog with your mayonnaise?”

The Food Issue, or “Would you like some hot dog with your mayonnaise?” Most popular literature and travel guides will tell you that the food in Chile is relatively bland, boring by comparison to its neighbors, paling when confronted with … Continue reading

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