Gastro Chile

Posted by on Mar 20, 2018 in Chile, South America | 4 Comments

The secret of success in life is to eat what you like and let the food fight it out inside Mark Twain  Confession Time: When we started our hike across Spain in April of 2016, we expected the cuisine to be very similar to Mexico. Boy, were we ignorant. Where the food in our just-south-of-the-border […]

Santiago and the Path of Seven Crosses

Posted by on Mar 7, 2018 in Chile | 3 Comments

In our travels we’ve often seen artists take a common sculpture and put their own unique spin on it—often as part of a fundraiser. In Seattle artists decorated pigs made in the image of the bronze “Rachel” piggy bank at the Pike Place market to raise money for the market foundation, in Chicago and Zurich […]

Seven Fascinating Things about Santiago

Posted by on Mar 2, 2018 in Chile, South America | One Comment

Laurie and I spent four full weeks in Santiago, Chile as students and visitors. The capital city of the skinniest country in the world  has 7+ million residents—more than ten times the population of Seattle. While there we picked up some interesting things about the city and country, many good, some bad. 1. The Metro […]