Where to?

A couple of weeks ago, my blogger friend, Gloria, the Nomadic Chica, nominated me for the Sisterhood of the World bloggers award. Thank you, Gloria! To be a member of the Sisterhood, there are some requisites. One of them is answering ten questions. I’m not...

Vexed

I’ve had to change peluqueros again. This must be the fifth or sixth one I’ve tried here. I’ve lost count. After an incident with one in El Centro back in 2012, I’d been trekking out to Barrio Yungay to Marcos* who did a consistent job of...

Ojos Abiertos

In my quest to find viable volunteer opportunities for teaching English, I recently attended a meeting of a new organizaton called Ojos Abiertos. “To empower children to grow as individuals and valuable community members through initiatives designed to nurture...

Coffee Encounters

As opposed to my last post about the ten best bars in Santiago, now here’s a list of nine cafes to help us survive winter. How many of these have I visited? Not as many as the bars, but considering that I only drink decaf, which is almost impossible to find...

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