Our second day in Valparaiso was more work and less play. Karen needed to put in several hours of work in the morning and she had to phone a client in the afternoon. I welcomed the chance to put together the blog post for our first day in Valparaiso. So today we decided to keep it simple. We planed to walk a couple of kilometers down the hill towards the ocean to find someplace for lunch.Read More
After a few weeks of work and study in the country home of our friends, we have back a couple of bags and headed Valparaíso. Valparaíso is one of the largest cities in Chile after Santiago. It is located 120 kilometers northwest of Santiago on the Pacific coast. Before the opening of the Panama Canal, Valparaíso was a major Pacific port for ships crossing the Straits of Magellan. There are a lot of buildings dating back to the 19th century. They make stop and imagine what they were like in their prime. The cobblestone roads that still exist most likely once carried horses and carts.Read More
After leaving Colombia on the 26 of September, we arrived in Lima Peru. We did many fun things while we were there (posts coming later). One of the things we did was to go to the beach. Lucas and I took surfing lessons. I was really nervous to take mine, but it was fun so I’m glad I did. The following video was posted a week ago, but I kept forgetting to make this blog. I hope you enjoy the video.Read More
About a week ago, we received a call from the owner of the Air-B and B we are currently staying in. She told us that we were going to be getting new furniture. Days after her call a bunch of men showed up, brought all the stuff in and started building. None of the old furniture actually left the house, it just went to a new location.Read More
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