Hotel Diego de Almagro Antofagasta Costanera
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... In some ways, yes, absolutely. Never before in human history have our societies and economies and cultures been so globally complex and interconnected as they are now. To understand the complexity of the age we are living through can only be fundamentally revealed by travelling, by seeing it all with your own eyes. You won't be capable of believing or grasping the truth until you have gone out and waltzed and breathed and kissed and sat beside of ...
... Give me the 'wrong bus' any day, for I would much rather cry with laughter than with failure. But alas my school was due to compete in a local spelling bee tournament organised by the Antofagasta municipality and, as the native English speaker in residence, it was my job to train our competitors. Three of my younger students had been chosen; huge, earnest eyes, quick hands, buckets of energy, bright smiles. I felt protective of them from the first, desperate to both fuel ...
... ambivalent, complicated act of human copulation made you feel? I began with a bit of a tangent, I'm afraid, rambling about sex as gender, the difference between feminine and masculine, man and woman. Then I paused and coughed and mumbled something about men and women being together intimately. I gazed at the student who had asked the question and at her classmates all around listening to me eagerly. But surely your mothers have spoken to you of this? ...
It is the fiestas patrias here in Chile at the moment. The 18 of September is Chile's Independence Day, an annual commemoration of the day in 1810 when the Chilean people threw off the yoke of the Spanish empire forevermore. The 19 of September is el Dia de las Glorias del Ejército, that is, the Day of the Glories of the Army. These two holidays are generally celebrated with an extended, week long fiesta involving Cueca dancing, traditional music, ...
... endless and ultimately loyal passion. But having said that, my loyalty to walking is far older and deeper; it is my heritage, my culture and my nature. My forefathers were walkers. My mother has an endless faith in the capacity of a daily walk to improve one's quality of life. And this knowledge of and reliance on and need to go walking all of the time is buried within me fundamentally, written in my genetic code. My host family's house is pretty far ...