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A different kind of Christmas

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I can`t believe that this is my third Christmas in South America. As much as this is a cliche, time really does fly by! The first Christmas I was in Brazil with my best friend`s family-in-law and last year I … Continue reading

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Celebrating the Dead – “Dia de los Muertos”

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1 and 2 November are holidays across most, if not all, of Latin America. The reason is the celebration of “El Día de Los Muertos” (The Day of the Dead). The origin of the celebration is Mexican, or more specifically … Continue reading

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The Day of Two Worlds

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Día de Colón (Columbus Day)… Día de la Raza (Day of the Race, referring to the Hispanic Race)… Día del Respeto a la Diversidad Cultural (Day of Respect for Cultural Diversity)… Día de las Americas (Day of the Americas)… Día … Continue reading

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Rapa Nui – people, dance and music

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Since returning from Easter Island (Rapa Nui to the locals), I have had a serious dose of writers block. Which is strange for me considering that for once I have all the time in the world to write my blog … Continue reading

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“It´s a beautiful day”…or night

Towards the end of last year I heard that U2 was going to be performing in South Africa in February 2011. Typical…the band I have most wanted to see live in my life so far finally returns to my country … Continue reading

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Summer in Santiago (and the south)

Summer in Chile is rather short, however in just two months or so, the country packs in an incredible amount of activities, festivals, concerts and cultural activities and many weekends at the beach. In Santiago, the month of January is … 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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