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... if anyone had told me to have fun and "break a leg", that would probably have been my golden chance. It did have the positive side effect that we got back to San Pedro some half hour or hour earlier than expected.
The next day, I was received at the ALMA observatory by the director, Theijs de Grauuw. He was a friendly chap, humble and down to earth, even seemingly timid. The only way you could see that he was the "big guy" around there was from ...
... to the cinema (just like home), the movie was terrible but the popcorn was too good to leave.
The next day was my birthday! We thought doing the 12 pubs of Christmas would be fun however on looking at the 'fine’ establishments of the city we decided it might not be for us and instead opted for a bottle of red overlooking the sea, complete with santa hats we had bought en route. David treated me to a pedicure and lunch so an afternoon soaking up the sun ...
... Chilean miners were trapped, and thank goodness the tack merchants haven’t got there yet. Well we don’t think so because the whole thing is so understated we couldn’t even find the place with any certainty.
Interestingly this is an insight into the Chilean mentality. They are fantastic people but they have a different mind set to us. They are fiercely proud of their country so everything is beautiful even though ...
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To get the cars ready for tomorrow, we took them on a test drive and promptly had a problem with Caroline, we called George who came to the rescue. Turns out she only needed gas... ;)
Elisabeth showed us the city and the white bluffs, very beautiful.
She told us some interesting ...