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Women from Chiloé serving Curanto

Celebrating Christmas in summer. The biggest question and trembling uncertainty for our five-year-old son during all our travels so far, was if Christkind will find us in Chile and bring…

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Waking up to green meadows, morning fog, and single digit temperatures made me feel like coming home to Austria after a dream-like episode in smog-plagued, dry Santiago. But, alas, we…

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Mural by Varas Mackenzie in Valparaiso

Una Ciudad de Colores. Our first stop and my first impressions of Chile. Originally built as the port of Santiago, Valparaiso is bold, hip, and colourful. The houses lining up…

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Green pastures, black and white cows, endless highways. I am sitting in the front row of a comfortable bus on the way from Valdivia to Frutillar in southern Chile. The…

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Many people asked me why we don’t take the plane for these long distances in South America, especially with a five-year-old child? And I always reply that airports look more…

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We talked to our son a lot about our tour before we left home. That we were going to travel to faraway places and that we will have summer when…

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I’m still so energised from all the music that I played in São Paulo: one day, I played eight hours straight, five of them improvising with people I had not…

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I didn’t know much about São Paulo apart from the fact that it is massive. A six-hour bus ride from Rio, we were in for a pleasant surprise. Massive? Yes,…

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Rio de Janeiro. 24°C. Rainy October Day. 87% humidity. Samba music is playing from the airport loudspeakers. Bom dia! Taxi, Taxi! – Não, obrigada. My hair is getting curlier with…

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Seligman Grocery

Technically, we are still in the same country after our five-hour flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas, but it sure is a different world. We pass on the gambling…

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