Tag Archives: Celebrations

At the top of the Villarrica Volcano

10 years and big news

(The photo above is from our honeymoon … 10 years ago) 10 years and big news You could say that today is an important day for my wife and I. We have put up with each other been married for 10 years. Not a bad feat in this day and age where marriages seem to […]

Typical Chilean Traditions for New Year's Eve

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Chile

New Year’s Eve Traditions in Chile At the strike of midnight you may see entire families gulping down lentils and grapes which they wash down with champagne (hopefully without swallowing gold rings) which is then quickly followed by turning their yellow underwear from inside-out back to normal before taking their suitcase for a walk around […]

Fireworks on New Year's Eve in Valparaiso Chile

Valparaiso New Year Fireworks Celebration

If you love fireworks then you won’t want to miss the New Year celebration in Valparaiso. A few minutes before midnight, just before the fireworks display kicks off, the first few city blocks from the waterfront get their power cut (sorry for those on an artificial respirator) so that those on the hills can better […]

11th of November 2011

11 – 11 – 11 Stupidity

This post was published at 11:11am on 11th of November 2011 (after 11 glasses of wine that had 11 percent alcohol in it which explains why I’m seeing 11 of everything, that’s 1 + 1 which means double). I have seen all types of weird stuff written about this day and I personally think that […]

Oktoberfest Malloco 2010

Oktoberfest in Malloco Chile 2010

Oktoberfest in Chile and Germany Oktoberfest 2010 in Chile From 29th October to 7th November, the 6th edition of the Fiesta de la Cerveza (Beer Party) Oktoberfest will take place in Malloco, Chile. The Oktoberfest will be held in the fields next to Der Münchner Restaurant which is near Malloco at Km 31 of the […]