Chile, Spanish Culture and Language

25 Days in Chile Reprise

Chileans have protested every day since October 18th. What began as a rejection of a metro fee hike has become a solid stance against inequality. The slogan on the streets of Santiago is, “No son 30 pesos, son 30 años.” It’s not 30 pesos, it’s 30 years. Thirty pesos ($.04) may sound like a small […]

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Argentina, Chile, Natural World, The Americas

10 Peeks at a Fairyland of Snow

Tuesday morning we woke up, looked out the window, and what did we see? Our landscape was transformed overnight into a winter wonderland. Each tree carried a canopy of fluff. The temperatures had dropped below zero freezing the precipitation. Say, have I ever mentioned that we talk about the weather a lot in the Midwest? […]

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