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Experiencing the Mapocho River up close

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Many of the world’s most beautiful cities have an iconic river flowing through them – the Thames in London, the Seine in Paris or the Liffey in Dublin, to name only three. Our ancestors settled along rivers for drinking water, food … Continue reading

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Fragments of an Old Santiago

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Yesterday, despite the scorching temperatures, I joined Bicipaseos Patrimoniales for their final bicipaseo of 2012. This was the second bicipaseo I have taken part in and I am now determined to go to every event next year as they are … Continue reading

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Exploring Santiago`s heritage by bicycle

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The third and final post on the recent Hecho en Casa Festival in Santiago is set in a working class neighbourhood in the south of the city which, until a few weeks ago, I had never visited. The neighbourhood of … Continue reading

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Rapa Nui – More than just Moai

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As I mentioned in my first post about Rapa Nui a few days ago, I am finding it very difficult to describe how I felt seeing the moai, whether fallen and broken, standing proud on their ahu (stone platform) or … Continue reading

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Soy una ciclista furiosa (I`m a Furious Cyclist)

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Last night I finally got to take part in a monthly event that I have wanted to experience for ages, but sadly the nightmare work situation the last 6 months meant that I usually was out of Santiago, forgot the … Continue reading

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The bright red bicycle

I have my first set of wheels in Chile!!! No, I have not bought a car or even a motorbike…instead I had a late visit from Viejito Pascuero (Santa Claus) and I came home on 6 January to find a … Continue reading

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