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Chile Trip. Day 9. Change of plans.


This week’s classes started an hour earlier, resulting in a lot of moaning from everyone in the group. Getting up at 6.30 AM is a struggle and having to then go and learn Spanish that early is difficult. 338 more words


Valparaiso pt. 3

Yet another blog post with pictures from Valparaiso, but this time more focus on the street art and not only the buildings. The art here is quite amazing. 106 more words

“The Fishes of the Dawn”

For many years, it was thought that Pablo Neruda was poisoned by order of General Augusto Pinochet Ugarte because of his association with Salvador Allende. Inasmuch as he died only twelve days after Allende, foul play was assumed. 266 more words


My Chilean Adventure: A Few Days of the Week

As I’m falling further behind in my updates I’ve decided I’m going to put a few days into the one post…

Classes continue and we’re being to speak slightly more confidently, however, there’s a long way to go. 767 more words

About Two Weeks In... Sorta

Chile. Is. Beautiful. Hermosa. Bonita. Preciosa.

I love this country, its people, and my fellow extranjeros going through this adventure with me. I can’t believe that I’m living here for the next five months! 1,035 more words

Let's Talk Feelings

Valparaiso, Chile

Valparaiso is hands-down the most colorful, vibrant, artistic city we’ve visited. No two houses in the city alike, and each is painted in bold colors. There are colorful murals on almost every surface of every building, which range from realistic to abstract and surreal. 746 more words


Chile Trip. Day 4-6. Daily Routine.

¡Hola amigos!

It’s been awhile… This routine is starting to feel so ordinary that it feels silly blogging about it. But I’m still in South America, learning Spanish and in this beautiful place! 222 more words