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Cycling in Santiago

Last week, while attending an international conference in Santiago about mobility and inequality (http://www.santiagosemueve.com/), I got a chance to bike around the sprawling Chilean capital. 162 more words

For School Choice, in Chile and Elsewhere!

In her second term as president of Chile Michelle Bachelet is set to impose significant educational reforms to further her socialist agenda. An estimated increase of 1.5-2 percent of GDP on top of existing spending is supposed to improve the quality of and access to (higher) education and thereby reduce the problems of inequality and segregation. 519 more words

Education

2013 La Pincoya Cabernet Sauvignon

Date: 10/20/2014

Occasion: Steak dinner

Purchased: BevMo

Taste Profile: 92 PTS WILFRED WONG. Lots going on here, the fascinating ’12 La Pincoya Cabernet exhibits ripe, black fruit flavors; shades of leather add to the wine’s complexities; smooth and bright in the finish. 18 more words

Cabernet Sauvignon

Olvido

Olvido es como un canto
que, libre de compás y medida, vaga.
Olvido es como un pájaro cuyas alas se reconcilian
extendidas e inmóviles,
un pájaro que costea el viento infatigablemente. 47 more words

Poesía

Celebrating Chile's Independence Day in La Serena

We weren’t 100% sure where to head after Valpo. San Pedro de Atacama seemed the obvious choice but it was an awfully long bus ride (20+ hours) and with Dieceocho; Chile’s independence day looming, we discovered there was not a hotel in San Pedro showing online availability over the long weekend. 589 more words

Adventures

Tumbando el mito: la comida mexicana no es picante

El tema del primer post de este nuevo blog lo tenía bien claro desde el principio, era inevitable. Cuando un español piensa en la gastronomía mexicana, lo primero que se le viene a la cabeza, estarán de acuerdo conmigo, es el… 490 more words

Gastronomía