Spanish Culture and Language

The South of America

The South of America In elementary school geography we memorize and sketch trade good maps of nations Guatemala is bananas Chile is copper Venezuela, petroleum We see the drawings and the landscapes not the population. Preparing our children to be robber barons with the math of imperialism cheap fruit + disposable growers = satisfied supermarket […]

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Chile, Spanish Culture and Language

Chile’s Natural Paradise

Chile is a long, thin country that goes from deserts and mountains to lakes and even icebergs. When my husband and I spent a year there, we made sure to cover the major zones south to north. We lived in Santiago and made weekend trips to see what Chile had to offer. There are 36 […]

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Chile, Spanish Culture and Language

Chilean Life South to North

Hmmm, must be time for a break. I think that’s what it means when I mistakenly publish an empty post. This essay will be complete next week. It is winter in Chile right now. This time of year, we would go to the northern desert to warm up!   Gracias for reading Fake Flamenco! Olé!

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