Photo Favorite: Colorful Wall Mural in Valparaiso, Chile


Location: Valparaiso, Chile About and hour away from Santiago, Chile is the pleasant port town of Valparaiso.  Colorful murals of art beautify the hill-enticing cobblestone streets that seem to endlessly wind up and down.  When I came across this mural, with the Chilean flag hanging from the window, I caught my breath and admired it… [Read More]

Churrasco Completo: Chile’s Complete Beef

Glass display cabinet at Tutto Pollo Restaurant

Churrasco Completo (Chile’s Complete Beef) Location: Restaurant Tutto Pollo in Santiago de Chile, Chile Address: Merced 802, Santiago Centro, Chile, tel. 6395763 Cost: about 3500 CLR (Chilean Pesos)- 6.49 USD I’ve never been much of a sandwich connoisseur, but I fully admit that Chile knows exactly how to take a cow, add some vegetables, smash it… [Read More]

Thanksgiving Tube Steak…Surprise!

About to Begin the Trek

“A hot dog, 12 bites of macaroni and cheese, and 8 squares of Lindt dark chocolate was one of the best Thanksgivings I have had.” A year ago I was with my buddy Luke in the spectacular Torres Del Paine National Park in Patagonia, located in the Southern icy part of Chile.  We had planned… [Read More]

From Meat to Meet!

With great anticipation my travelling companion, Luke, and I arrived in Puerto Natales, the entry town to the famous Torres del Paine National Park in the South of Chile, Patagonia. We planned to get things ready for a ten day trek by spending two days in this town to gather the necessary supplies and get… [Read More]