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As many of you know, I recently switched jobs and am now working for American Airlines out of DFW. With this new, amazing hub location, I decided I really wanted to take advantage of the amazing hub location and go on a weekend trip to South America. I also had always really wanted to visit Chile, but it didn't work out before because connecting flights wouldn't line up. Now I was in DFW, I had a direct flight, and it so happened that it was open the weekend I was looking ...
... in condensed form without any analysis or much emotion (except for complaining... I guess that's kind of an emotion (?))
Traveling doesn't have to be a high-energy race to the finish line. Some days can just be couch potato days. Some days need to be couch potato days. A couch potato week might be a bit much, but I had to get over a cold and some elbow boo-boos. Also it's a good way to build up a sort of energy reserve. I mean energy in the muscular, physical ...
... can only hope that the situation is brought under control as quickly as possible.
Although nearby Vina del Mar is actually the number one tourist destination in Chile, that's primarily due to beach-going Chileans. For travelers I suspect that Valparaiso is near the top of the list (no doubt helped by the fact that it hosts a good number of cruise ships). It takes a little imagination but Valparaiso could be/should be one of the ...
... and we were soon on the best of terms and listening to stories about sailing round the world, scuba diving, bottling Champagne, making biltong and a wide selection of other topics, including the true identity of the conger eel. There was even an art gallery attached to the building but, to Janeīs great distress, it was empty.
A joy to get back, after an hourīs drive to a swim in the pool at home, not a bad day really and as educational as it gets.
... home of Chile’s Pisco).
But we knew the real authentic Chile would begin when we arrived in Pena Blanca, Maritza’s barrio/hometown. We would learn the local haunts, the actors and the storylines of the Pena Blanca Novella. It was a great base to explore the area, the customs and the culture. Valparaiso, Vina del Mar and Santiago were all nice cities but the personal connections made them memorable.
In Valpariaso, we ...