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A One-Painting Art Exhibit

Tuesday, February 09, 2016      4 comments

Botticelli!!! Somehow there was an exhibit of one of Botticelli's paintings here in Santiago. It was gorgeous! Luminous! And with its own history. Simonetta Vespucci as the Madonna! rollingluggagers.blogspo Read more

Chocolate Cake For Breakfast

Saturday, February 06, 2016      8 comments

No, this isn't me. I really don't advocate chocolate cake for breakfast. But an interesting research study found that people who ate some of their favorite foods, including dessert at breakfast time, actually lost more weight after 32 week... Read more

Pre-Columbian Art, and Street Musicians

Thursday, February 04, 2016      7 comments

Love the culture of Santiago! The museum was fabulous, and there always seems to be some free musical performance going on somewhere on our street, which is a pedestrian shopping walk. Fascinating artwork, flirty dancers, and classical mus... Read more

The Ruta del Vino - the Route of the Wine!

Monday, February 01, 2016      7 comments

We spent a day in Santa Cruz, Chile, in the heart of the wine making region. Ended up not drinking any, but had a fun time wandering around town and seeing the sights. We're now back in Santiago, ready for some museum time. rollin... Read more

The Detour to End all Detours

Tuesday, January 26, 2016      6 comments

Travel in a foreign country where one is not fluent in the language is always more interesting. Until understanding the language becomes essential. We were driving. The highway was closed. The detour wasn't marked. We followed peopl... Read more

Chile's Lake District

Sunday, January 24, 2016      7 comments

We decided to spend a day or so in the Lake District. SO gorgeous here, with a huge blue lake and a giant snow-covered volcano opposite our cabana! Lots of walking, just taking in the atmosphere of a small, quaint town called the "jewel of the... Read more

Cruising Archipelagos and Fjords!!!!!

Saturday, January 23, 2016      5 comments

I went on a day cruise around the Chiloe Archipelago - saw penguins and dolphins playing in the freezing cold water - they were happy and I was happy to see them! This part of Chile has unique wooden churches built by Spanish boat builders ... Read more


Monday, January 18, 2016      10 comments

I went out on a little boat just to see the Magellenic penguins of Chile - so much fun, adorable little penguins who sang (or yelled) to us and clowned around and slid down kelp - I really had a great time! rollingluggagers.blogspo<... Read more

Driving around Chile

Thursday, January 14, 2016      11 comments

I'm finally caught up on my photos and blogging - we took two nights in one spot to rest up, do laundry, and catch up on blogging. We're about halfway to where we're heading, but we're back on the highway, so we'll be able to head south f... Read more

Sometimes the Adventure is On Hold

Thursday, January 07, 2016      9 comments

It took four days of running around to get our medications out of Customs - ugh! We kept getting wrong information, so it took forever - but we finally have our meds, and now we can just play! Although the plan is to head south, so we rent... Read more

New Year's Eve Celebrations in Chile!

Friday, January 01, 2016      9 comments

Had a great time last night - HUGE fireworks even, possibly the largest in South America! Plus some of the funny and interesting customs for NYE here in Chile - like wearing bright sunshine yellow underwear! rollingluggagers.blogsp... Read more

Caballeros dancing, Neruda flying!

Tuesday, December 29, 2015      9 comments

There are all kinds of festivities going on in Chile right now, which makes for a colorful time while we walk around and explore this fabulous city! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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Christmas in Chile

Friday, December 25, 2015      5 comments

We've been in Santiago, Chile, for two days now. The weather is absolutely gorgeous - this is summer, the sky is a clear bright blue, and days are long and sunny. Wonderful weather! rollingluggagers.blogspo Read more

Peru Wrap Up

Monday, December 21, 2015      4 comments

Where we stayed, where we went. I have photos some place, maybe still on my camera. Oh well, I'll have to add them later, things are pretty much packed! We fly to Chile tomorrow. Anyway, the blog: rollingluggagers.blogsp... Read more

Machu Picchu!!!!!!

Friday, December 18, 2015      15 comments

Spent most of the day at Machu Picchu - had a fabulous time! Walked close to 4 miles, up and down stairs and around and across and all over!!!! Absolutely wonderful!!!!!!! rollingluggagers.blogspo
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