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The Atacama

The last big attraction moving North through Chile is the Atacama Desert. From the Valle de Elqui we boarded a 19 hour bus to a little oasis called San Pedro. 507 more words

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Tasty Tuesday: Mexican Fruit Stand

In honor of Cinco De Mayo, we thought we’d share one of our favorite all-time snacks! As you might know, Minty Jungle is based out of the concrete jungle of Los Angeles, so everywhere we look, we’re sure to find colorful displays of food that makes our tummies smile. 213 more words



I’m sure that like me, there are many others missing so much our chilean style sushi!

You might be wondering what is that, isn’t sushi Japanese cuisine? 245 more words


A Vegetarian in Chile: Part 5 Guizo de Acelga

As promised, albeit a couple of days late, the next recipe in the series, A Vegetarian in Chile. We all know that winter is coming, and Guizo de Acelga, a.k.a Silverbeet Stew, is the perfect go to food for warding off the cold. 335 more words


IranWire reports on censorship under Pinochet

IranWire, a forum for Iran’s independent journalists, has an English-language site and this week has an interview with my friend and colleague Odette Magnet, who describes the barrage of threats, harassment and intimidation she and her colleagues faced while working at Hoy magazine, one of the few media outlets which dared to report on human rights cases during the Pinochet dictatorship.  285 more words


Humahuaca to San Pedro de Atacama 

After a quick stop over in Salta, we continued North to a small town called Humuhaca. An early bus from Salta got us there around… 1,482 more words

Recorriendo Chile, San Pedro!

Chile, último lugar del mundo, país largo y angosto, comprende una diversidad de lugares inigualables. Desde el desierto más árido del mundo, pasando por playas que ofrecen un clima óptimo, hasta el verde y blanco del extremo sur. 163 more words