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... restaurant as we simply could not find it. We think it was a house, but there was no signage or cars there was a barking dog so we passed on by. We ended up eating at a nice Italian restaurant which was very good. It was housed in an old colonial farmhouse with old wooden open beam ceilings...Beautiful.
We are back in our room enjoying a bottle of wine and planning the day tomorrow...all is well.
... tried to realize that the program was over and that we were leaving. It was all very very hard to understand. It was sad, but not too sad cause I know that I am going back, so I wasn't letting myself be upset yet.
We arrived to Santiago, got our transportation to the same hostel as orientation where there were tons of other volunteers from all sessions. We sticked together mostly, there weren't many people that I knew, and had dinner then went to ...
... cultures including that of Easter Island.To reach this exhibition we took a cable car up to the top of a hill. Up there they also have a small observatory when at night you can look through the big telescope.We returned to the winery where they gave us a short tour and finally took us down to the cellar for a tasting of their wines. They wines I must say were pretty ordinary, so I didn't rush and buy any.
On our ...
... enough med supplies for simple surgeries.
Still, none of that would have made a tinkers’ dam difference on Friday for the 10,000 plus people who perished.
Which is not what worries me. When it’s time to go, it’s, well, time.
What worries me is being in the middle – a traveler/tourist in the time of disaster – do I always have water? Some food? You get the picture. ...
... location issues with the
supporting poles, so by the end of day 1 we were pretty behind, with
only half the floor down.
Went back to the school for a night of chillin, eating, chillin, card
gaming, chilling and choripannin. I was chatting with some guys about
ultimate frisbee for a while when I remembered lying there last night
looking at a bunch of frisbees above the door. So I went and got all 6.
So as you can imagine there were discs ...