February 2010

The Most Addictive Substance Known to Man

February 12, 2010

Thanks to Roboppy for this yummy pic. You may be wondering what that is. No, it’s not illegal, although like crack, it will turn you into a junkie. It’s not caffeine either, but you will get a buzz–of sorts. Can you guess what it is? It’s a sweet, thick spreadable milk caramel called dulce de [...]

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The Uruguayan Riviera: Punta del Este

February 8, 2010

Punta. That is, Punta del Este.  Just call it “Punta” to be cool and in the know like all the Argentines, Uruguayans, Chileans, Brazilians, and international jetsetters who flock there each summer from December to February. It’s the glamour puss coast where the elite come to play with their toys: shiny yachts, Miami-style luxury high-rises [...]

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Picnic Perfect

February 5, 2010

Photo Credit: GibaN. The last time I went on a picnic was a very hot afternoon in California. Visiting our friends living in Napa, we first journeyed north to Calistoga to soak and rejuvenate in their famous mud baths. After, we decided to extend the afternoon with an impromtu picnic in the municipal park surrounded [...]

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February 3, 2010

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Real Life…Interrupted

February 1, 2010

At this time of year in Chile, Santiago becomes a ghost town and everybody heads to the coast, far flung latitudes, or the countryside on vacation. In January and February while Chileans head off on summer vacation, we are in full swing with our business. I relish the city: exquisite dry heat and cool nights, [...]

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