Quote: 2/17 The Privileges that Come From Growing Up in a Tourist Town Later Impressions: Chile First Impressions: Chile
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Quote: 2/17

Given to me by a old friend after renewed contact; given to him by an old teacher that we both shared and both revered. “Benedicto: May your trails be crooked, winding, lonesome, dangerous, leading to the most amazing view. May your mountains rise into and above the clouds. May your rivers flow without end, meandering […]


The Privileges that Come From Growing Up in a Tourist Town

  Growing up in a popular tourist town can have its ups and downs. Prices are generally higher on average, and holidays can turn a relaxed small-town into a traffic nightmare. There are times of the year when it’s impossible to get a table at any restaurant, let alone your favorite. When the vacationers head […]

Verge Magazine

To hear more about previous adventures/thoughts/observations/disasters in Chile, check out my blog publications of Verge Magazine. How I Became a Ski Instructor in Chile “Bravery” and Other Myths of Living Abroad 10 North American Habits I Traded In 10 Things I Learned from Family Vacations Holidays, Melancholy Days Why Did We Have to Raise Such […]

15. The Earth is alive in Chile. Photo by Carles Moyano

Later Impressions: Chile

Don’t judge a book by its cover. First Impressions change People do eat a lot of meat. Barbecues are a way of life, and if you don’t like hanging out around a slow-cooking charcoal or wood grill and watching meat slowly cook over several hours, then you should get out now. Growing up if we […]

12. Sandwiches are huge

First Impressions: Chile

  People eat a lot of meat Dinner is eaten very late No one does sports The architecture is iffy It’s expensive Everyone is short The pace of life is slow Parties are boring There are a lot of street dogs I’m not sure what language they’re speaking It rains a lot Sandwiches are huge […]

Hopper's cute mascot isn't too bad either

App Review: Hopper

Newly discovered best app for travel: Hopper. Download it on your smartphone, put in the locations for flights that you’re interested in, and see a visual calendar color-coded to let you know which days are the cheapest to fly. After choosing potential dates, Hopper will even let you know when to buy, using trends and […]