Tag Archives: South America

Bolivia: Experience ‘Down Under’ Without Leaving the Hemisphere

The following is a guest blog post by my friend, Caroline Alethia, author of Plant Teacher Imagine water so cold that if you fall in a local medicine man has to call your startled spirit back into your body. Imagine an … Continue reading

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Street Performers in Buenos Aires

I snapped this photo of a street performer while visiting Buenos Aires last year.  I really enjoyed watching this woman as well other performance artists while walking the streets of the city.  Very entertaining!  For more pics, click here.

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Photo of the Day: Buenos Aires

This is a photo of Catarina, a tango instructor, and me.  I met her while having lunch and watching a tango performance with a Chilean friend in La Boca – a neighborhood in Buenos Aires. I really enjoyed taking to … Continue reading

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Feb 27: One-Year Anniversary of the Massive, 8.8 Chilean Earthquake

Feb 27 marks the one-year anniversary of the massive earthquake that devastated parts of Chile.  It’s also a day I shall never forget as I was in Santiago on that horrible day in 2010. In early 2010, I lived in … Continue reading

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Chopp, Toasted Cheese and Acai Sorbet on Ipanema Beach in Rio

On a sunny day, Cariocas (residents of Rio) and others come out in droves to sun on the beach, read, make out or play soccer or volleyball. The beach is full of life – especially on weekends.  I stayed in … Continue reading

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Valparaiso, Chile at Sunset

Valparaiso at Sunset, April 2010 I took this photo from my hotel (Casa Higueras) in Valparaiso, Chile.  “Valpo” was my favorite city in Chile.  This port city is a popular destination for travelers. If I had visited the city earlier … Continue reading

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Lake Villarica – Pucon, Chile

I took this photo of Lake Villarica from the grounds of the Antumulal Hotel in Pucon, Chile in April 201o.  The lake was amazing and the views even more so.  I had the most relaxing four days of my five … Continue reading

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