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yu-en-me ´a man who leaves home to mend himself and others is a philosopher, .. he who goes from country to country guided by blind impulses of curiosity is .. a vagabond.´ - oliver goldsmith


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Gallery: san pedro de atacama

Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | Photo Gallery

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the jekyll-hyde syndrome of San Pedro de Atacama

Friday, 5 Sep 2008 | Views [2954] | Comments [1]

This entry will be more of interest to the people who have visited San Pedro de Atacama than anyone else, but i suspect that some of my observations would probably apply to a lot of touristy places. For those of you who don´t know the town (which, ... Read more >

a period of firsts

Saturday, 12 Jul 2008 | Views [1071] | Comments [2]

The 2 months since leaving Santiago have been even more filled than normal. Never have i touched so many of my personal limits in such a short amount of time, nor been through so many new experiences. As a result, even though i say this with (boring) ... Read more >

creature comforts and female fussing

Tuesday, 13 May 2008 | Views [1128] | Comments [1]

this one is more for my girlfriends out there who´ll actually understand where i´m coming from, instead of rolling their eyes the way most of my guy friends would. i was meant to leave santiago today, but i´m still here, lounging on the sofa. La Ramona ... Read more >

crossing the andes, bridesmaiding a wedding, and disco-dancing the night away

Wednesday, 7 May 2008 | Views [1261] | Comments [2]

pride is a funny thing. a few weeks ago, i didn´t really care that many people had cycled across the andes before me, nor that many of these many people had done it at much higher altitudes than the crossing i chose. i didn´t care that there was a guy ... Read more >

Gallery: roadtrippin' with the froggies

Monday, 4 Jun 2007 | Photo Gallery

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some like it hot; i like it CHILEd

Tuesday, 19 Sep 2006 | Views [1098]

today was the chilean 'fiesta patria', or patriot day for chile, marking the start of the independence process back in 1810. i'm getting into the festive mood, and love seeing the little flags on cars as they fly down the seemingly speed-limitless ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

so what's a girl like you doing in a place like this?

Wednesday, 12 Jul 2006 | Views [642]

to tell the truth, i really don't know. but today marked my 3-month anniversary here in Santiago, and i thought i'd pop open a groupmail to celebrate. (and this particular groupmail is more interactive than usual - yay for you!) walking home from work ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

Ode to geriatric bliss, onomatopoeia, and meeting people from different walks of life

Friday, 2 Jun 2006 | Views [1039]

(I dedicate the first part of this entry to my high-school bus-buddy, with whom I shared many laughs talking about old people and how entertaining they are.) as some of you remember from my last groupmail, I recently went on a trip to the south of Chile ... Read more >

Tags: People

how to be a good chilean...

Thursday, 11 May 2006 | Views [525]

Chile has, on average, one of the longest working weeks in the world, with 12-hour working days being quite common. It also has, on average, one of the lowest productivity rates in the world, or so Steph told me while flicking through a magazine ... Read more >

Tags: Culture

if this journey were an opera...

Friday, 28 Apr 2006 | Views [516]

i would now be starting Act II. my last groupmail would´ve been the transition between Act I (traipsing through argentina) and this second act (setting up ´life´ in santiago, chile). in the 2 weeks that i´ve been in santiago, i´ve been doing ... Read more >

Tags: Relaxation

the best-laid plans...

Friday, 24 Feb 2006 | Views [488]

sitting in a comfortable internet cafe, with a clean monitor, non-sticky keyboard, and no one with bad body odour next to me. there´s an italian song playing in the background that was ALWAYS playing in the icecream joint where i used to work, and an ... Read more >

Tags: Work

'welcome to the patacam experience...

Friday, 17 Feb 2006 | Views [654]

..here you´ll be able to take advantage of our amazing tours: one day you might be trekking through awe-inspiring volcanoes, the next, you might be eating a curanto with the locals..´ - thanks to my call-centre experience, i´ve got the stereotypical ... Read more >

Tags: Work



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