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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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Favelas – The other side of life in Rio

On 27 November 2010 something unprecedented occurred in Rio de Janeiro…the police, along with the special forces and the army raided one of the largest and poorest groups of favelas in the city called ´The German Complex´. Headlines around the … Continue reading

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Rio de Janeiro – “Cidade Maravilhosa”

So, after exactly 9 months of traveling and living in South America, I had my first lightning bolt of ‘inspiration’ for my future…But it was not the type of awakening I was expecting, I still have no idea what I … Continue reading

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Barrio Lastarria – a special little place in a big city

Summer has finally arrived in Santiago – the days are sunny and hot and there is definitely a different atmosphere in the city. Along with the better weather Santiago seems to have a lot more tourists around, or at least … Continue reading

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City of poets, painters and dreamers

Valparaiso is a true gem in central Chile, so much so that I ended up visiting it two weekends in a row back in June and I am sure I will go again before I leave Chile. It is a … Continue reading

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