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Cartoon about the Strike in Chile - El Paro Nacional

Strike in Chile – Paro Nacional Cartoon

The Strike in Chile – Paro Nacional Cartoon English Translation Consequences of the Nationwide Strike A phone call to a boss… Yes Boss, I’m having some trouble getting to work today… Yeah, I’m on the street and there are no buses going by!   In case you didn’t already know, Chile has been immersed in […]

This piano is permanently installed beside the lakeside of Lago Llanquihue Lake in Frutillar. You can see the Teatro del Lago building in the background.

Frutillar Day Trip

A day trip to Frutillar Frutillar can easily be enjoyed on a day trip from Puerto Varas or Puerto Montt. There are a number of tours that can be taken there (if you like to be herded along like sheep) though it is very easy to get there and back by yourself. NOTE: Frutillar is […]

Panoramic View of the Iguazu Falls

Visiting the Iguazu Falls

One of the highlights for our self-made tour of Argentina was to visit the Iguazu Falls. Buenos Aires to Puerto Iguazu by Bus. Once we had arrived in Buenos Aires, we started thinking about the best way to get to Puerto Iguazu in the North of Argentina. Aerolineas Argentina offered flights for around 360 USD […]

One of the Transantiago Bus Stops at Escuela Militar

Chilean Music and Payas at Bus Stops

Chilean music and Payas at bus stops Between the 1st and 16th of September 2010, and as a part of Chile’s bicentennial celebrations, you will have the chance to hear typical Chilean music and Payas (see below) at many bus stops in Santiago. Una Paya is a type of improvised poetry or verse that is […]

The typical Chilean way to celebrate a victory by roaming around the streets beeping the horn while waving a Chilean flag out the window

Driving in Santiago, Chile

Driving in Santiago, Chile Basically I can’t stand driving in Santiago. It stresses me and drives me nuts! Sometimes I think I’d love to own an old beat-up car. Why? Just so I wouldn’t have to worry about what happens to the car after it runs into those incompetent drivers that cut in front of […]

El catedral de Trujillo en Perú

Viaje a Trujillo, Perú

Viajando al norte de Perú, comienza a cambiar el paisaje cruzando un largo desierto a unas 12 horas de viaje llegas a Trujillo. Es un lugar famoso por tener las ruinas de barro más grandes de Sudamérica. Las ruinas de Chan-Chan, al borde de la playa, es un museo al aire libre en donde puedes […]